Window wells are structures that are installed outside basement egress windows. They are typically made of metal or concrete and are designed to prevent soil and debris from accumulating around the window. Window wells are important because they allow natural light to enter the basement, making the space feel more inviting and less claustrophobic. They […]
Category Archives: Waterproofing
If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’ve thought about tackling some DIY basement waterproofing projects. After all, who doesn’t want to try and save a few bucks on an expensive home improvement project? Unfortunately, DIY solutions often provide temporary fixes that won’t last longer than the immediate problem.
Homeowners, having quality waterproofing for your basement is essential to protecting your home’s foundation from leaks and floods. If you’ve noticed signs of water damage in your basement, consider investing in waterproofing services from a professional contractor. Before doing so, however, it pays to ask key questions that will help you understand what kind of […]
Do you shiver whenever you enter your basement? It may be in your best interest to get it insulated! Finished or not, an insulated basement will provide your home with a myriad of benefits such as:
Living in the Midwest means bitter and often wet winters. To keep your basement dry, you should schedule an appointment for waterproofing by a professional. But now that winter is here, do you have to wait until spring to schedule an appointment?
A flooded basement is more than just a giant headache; they’re a safety and health hazard. When your basement floods, you have more than just water to contend with—there may be sewer backup and debris like building materials. These can cause injury and illness if not handled properly.
Healthy Home, Waterproofing
Prepare your home pipes for freezing temperatures to avoid a costly water emergency!
Each year when the temperature drops, homeowners experience frozen pipes that crack or burst and cause flooding that can damage walls, floors, and furniture. To prevent this emergency, take the time to winterize the pipes in your home.
Your sump pump is an essential part of your basement waterproofing system. Do you have a backup battery for it when the power goes out, or the central system fails?
Foundation Repair, Healthy Home, Waterproofing
What To Expect When Getting Your Basement Waterproofed
Do you wrinkle your nose at the musty smell every time you go down into your basement? Do you dread to think of the day you’ll find a puddle of water where it’s not supposed to be? If so, it’s time to contact the professionals at Missouri Basement to get your basement waterproofed. Here’s what […]
At Missouri Basement, we want you to be educated about your home, any problems that could arise, and how to fix them. One of the problems that could affect your home is something called hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is one of the most common causes of basement leaks, bowing walls, and settling foundations in homes. […]