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Can Melting Snow Cause My Basement to Leak

Can Melting Snow Cause My Basement to Leak With the change of seasons, Atlas Restoration is regularly asked the question "Can melting snow cause my basement to flood?" While the long answer can get a...

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Frozen Sump Pump Discharge

Frozen Sump Pump Discharge Your sump pump is only as efficient as its ability to discharge the water away from your home. In many situations the drain tile under your basement floor or outside your...

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My House is Sinking

My House is Sinking I get asked this question all the time and chances are good that, if anything, only a small portion of your home is sinking. Signs That Your House May Be Sinking...

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Structural Foundation Repair

Structural Foundation Repair Many commercial and residential buildings are distressed due to settlement. This problem is often caused by weak or improperly compacted soils. A Few Symptoms of Distressed Foundation Drywall cracking Cracks in brick...

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What is Structural Foundation Underpinning?

What is Structural Foundation Underpinning? What is Underpinning? Underpinning is the method of stabilizing and strengthening a building's foundation. The construction of nearby structures necessitates the excavation of soil supporting existing foundations. It is more...

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Few Facts About Wet Basements

Few Facts About Wet Basements Wet basements create the perfect environment for termite activity. Trapped musty air in basements travel to upper living areas in buildings. Wet basements are a breeding ground for excessive mold...

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Basement Waterproofing Benefits

Basement Waterproofing Benefits Consider the following advantages of basement waterproofing: An increase in your home's property value. A structurally sound foundation. A healthier home environment for you and your family. A warmer basement during winter....

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What is the Best Time of Year for Waterproofing

What is the Best Time of Year for Waterproofing Most repairs can be done year round, even during extremely cold or wet weather. Winter is actually a good time for repairs as most contractors are...