Expert Tips

Finding The Cause Of A Wet Basement

Finding moisture in any area of the home is never something that a homeowner wants to find. Unfortunately, it’s more common than you think. Fortunately, finding a basement waterproofing company near me and calling in an expert will help you locate the cause of your wet basement and find a solution so you can keep the integrity of … Continued

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How to Fix Bowing Foundation Walls

Bowing or leaning basement walls are a common sign of foundation failure. We will talk about the signs and symptoms that your foundation has been damaged here. Basement walls that are tilting or bowing are dangerous, they don’t look very good and can prevent you from using valuable parts of your property. If bowing, tilting, … Continued

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Foundation Repair and Concrete Leveling in Prairie Village, Kansas Home

A foundation crack and sunken garage floor alerted John Willoughby to call KC Waterproofing and Foundation Repair. He discovered this problem was also allowing water into his basement. Willoughby knew he needed professionals to come in and look at the cause of this foundation crack and offer a solution to fix it. But part of the success of … Continued

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Foundation Underpinning in Kansas City Missouri

Foundation repair scares a lot of people, but it’s nothing to be scared of. It doesn’t have to ruin your home or cause you extreme financial hardship. However, it is necessary to fix foundation problems as soon as you see them because they can lead to a world of trouble if not fixed in due … Continued

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Frost Heave and Your Foundation

Have you noticed that your foundation is suddenly sporting cracks after the winter snow and ice? You haven’t noticed them before, but now that the snow has melted away a little bit you may be noticing a definite shift. These cracks could be due to what is known as frost heave. Find out a little … Continued

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Basement Maintenance Tips For Spring

Spring is here! The grass is turning green, the trees are beginning to get leaves, and the flowers are beginning to bloom. There’s another natural phenomenon that may have begun in your area, and that’s rain and thunderstorms. Spring showers are a staple in the Kansas City area and around the Midwest, but they mean … Continued

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Dry Rot Removal in Kansas City Greater Metro Area

Dry rot occurs when a certain type of fungus slowly breaks down wood fibers. If the fungus infests a good portion of the material, the texture of the wood becomes dry and aged. Wood that is completely affected by dry rot loses its strength, causing it to break and collapse over time. Contact KC Waterproofing … Continued

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Do you have a leaky basement?

A wet, leaky basement is a common problem. Basements are underground, making them especially susceptible to water, but that doesn’t mean it’s a problem that should be ignored. When faced with a wet or leaky basement, here are a few things you need to know. Signs of a Leaky Basement There are a number of … Continued

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DIY Sump Pump Inspections in 5 Steps

The sump pump is the heart and lungs of a home’s waterproofing system. When properly installed and maintained, its the most important tool you have to keep your basement dry. However, if your sump pump stops working for any reason, your home’s waterproofing system will probably fail and your basement may get wet. Have you … Continued

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What Do Different Types of Foundation Cracks Mean?

We’ve all been there: staring at the foundation of our home trying to figure out if those cracks are serious or not. Does a vertical foundation crack mean something different than a horizontal crack? Can you just fill the foundation cracks? These questions have probably all run through your mind at some point. In this … Continued

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