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What to Expect When You Schedule an Appointment with Midwest Waterproofing

Homeowners who discover water in their basement will call and make an appointment for one of our Waterproofing Experts to come out, diagnose the issue and offer an estimate for a complete solution. But we often wonder if homeowners know what to expect from a visit with a waterproofing contractor. A typical Midwest Waterproofing appointment

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Waterproofing Terminology Explained

Every profession has their own unique terminology. Plumbers have elbows, bushings and check valves. Software Engineers have viruses, ram and bandwidth. Waterproofing is no different. This article will explain the most common waterproofing terms, so you can become an educated consumer. Hydrostatic Pressure – The pressure exerted by water due to the force of gravity. Hydrostatic pressure increases at

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What Is The Difference Damp-Proofing And Exterior Waterproofing?

Chances are good that if you find yourself asking this question that there is moisture entering your basement or crawlspace. Unfortunately, without proper prevention, water can find several ways into your basement and cause damage to both your personal items and the structure of your home. While both damp-proofing and exterior waterproofing will stop the

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Concrete Foundation Wall Cracks and How to Repair Them

Poured foundation foundations are one of the most common and durable types of foundations used to support buildings. They are used because they are durable, easy to construct and take less time to build than a masonry foundation wall. While a poured concrete foundation is very strong and durable, it can have many issues as

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Prepare for Spring Showers with Basement Waterproofing

Spring is finally here in the Midwest and it can be a beautiful time of year. The combination of warmer temperatures and rain make the landscape bloom and turn green. It can be the perfect time to get together with friends and family and enjoy all of the new life that is growing around us.

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