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Insulating a Dirt Crawl Space: Best Practices

Follow these steps and best practices when insulating a crawl space with a dirt floor.

Wednesday, February 2nd

Fall Basement Maintenance Checklist

This handy basement maintenance checklist will help you keep your basement dry and in peak condition this winter.

Tuesday, September 14th

How to Get Rid of That Musty Basement Smell

This guide will help you identify the source of the musty smell in your basement and offer tips for how to get rid of it.

Friday, August 6th

What to Do When a Home Inspection Reveals a Wet Basement

Did you put an offer on a home and then find out the basement is leaky or there's been past flooding? Here's a rundown of what a wet basement means and your options for k...

Tuesday, July 6th

Buying a House with a Crawl Space: What to Look For

Considering buying a house with a crawl space? Learn about the major problems with dirt crawl spaces and solutions for fixing and preventing these issues.

Tuesday, May 18th

The Dangers of a Prolonged Wet Basement

One of the biggest culprits to basement damage is water. Whether your basement is a storage room, entertainment center, or an in-law apartment, it's important to know tha...

Friday, April 16th

6 Reasons to Replace Your Basement Windows

Is it time to replace your basement windows? Read this blog post to learn about 6 ways your basement windows could be affecting your home.

Monday, March 15th

Dealing with Ice Dams: Removal, Prevention & Who to Call

Icicles may look pretty, but they are dangerous to walk beneath, damage the gutters and roof, and cause water damage inside your home. Read this guide for tips on how to ...

Friday, February 12th

Signs of Frost Heave and How it Affects the Basement

Simply put, frost heave is when cold air freezes the moisture in the ground below, causing it to swell up and lift. When this happens, it could cause serious damage to yo...

Friday, January 29th

Cold Floors Over Your Crawl Space, Basement, or Garage? Read This

Do you have cold floors and rooms above your crawl space, basement, or garage? Read these tips from Basement Systems to make your floors warmer.

Friday, December 11th

7 Tips to Winterize Your Basement or Crawl Space on a Budget

Read these 7 tips to winterize your basement or crawl space to protect against burst pipes, heat loss, flooding, and other problems.

Thursday, November 19th

Solve the Mystery Lurking in Your Basement or Crawl Space

Discover 10 scary problems that might be lurking in the basement or crawl space, what to look for, and resources to help with fixing each problem.

Tuesday, October 27th

Do Crawl Space Ventilation Fans Work?

Crawl space ventilation was once very common in homes across the world, and vents to the outside, and ventilation fans can still be found in many crawl spaces--but are th...

Tuesday, September 15th

Flood Resources for all 50 States

Be prepared, be safe! Find your local state's flood resources for tips and guides. A curated list by state.

Tuesday, July 14th

COVID-19: What spending more time indoors means for your health

COVID-19 has us spending even more time indoors, which means a greater risk of exposure to pollutants and unhealthy air. Find out what you can do about it.

Friday, March 27th

Does Crawl Space Encapsulation Stop Radon?

Does crawl space encapsulation and crawl space ventilation help or hurt radon's movement into or out of your home? Learn here.

Monday, January 27th

5 Elements of a Basement Waterproofing Solution

Are you tired of dealing with a wet basement? Knowing the difference between the basement waterproofing methods and the elements of an effective waterproofing solution is...

Friday, October 11th

Causes of Basement Floor Cracks and What to Do About Them

Learn why concrete floors crack and whether the cracks in your basement floor are normal or need to be fixed.

Wednesday, August 28th

Why Your Crawl Space is Damp, Smells Musty, and Has Mold

Learn why your crawl space is damp, smells musty, and has mold - and what you can do to fix moisture problems underneath your home.

Tuesday, August 13th

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