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Your Guide to Basement & Crawl Space Problems

Learn about causes, prevention and treatment of waterproofing issues

Basements and crawl spaces are notorious for their moisture issues and musty smells. These problems are serious, as they can lead to structural issues, affect the usability of your lower level, pose a health hazard due to poor air quality, and decrease the value of your home.

In this guide, we've pulled together clear explanations, diagrams and resources on on how crawl spaces and basements develop moisture issues - because understanding the causes of these problems is the first step toward identifying effective solutions. We then review different approaches to drainage and waterproofing as well as other repair options.

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