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Vertical Foundation Wall Crack

When is a vertical foundation wall crack a problem? When walking through your basement you will very often find a crack in the foundation wall that will look concerning. In most cases, these types of foundation wall cracks are not an indication of a bigger …

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Is Basement Waterproofing Worth It?

Is Basement Waterproofing Worth it For Homeowners in Southern New Hampshire & Eastern Massachusetts? For many homeowners, the basement is out of sight and out of mind—used only for storage and entered into only when necessary. Because you don’t use the space often, you might …

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Is it Time to Upgrade your Sump Pump Switch?

When we look at sump pump systems it is very important to take a look at the switch. Just like most mechanical equipment, if you don’t have a solid switch telling the sump pump when to pump water you can very easily get water coming …

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Is Your Sump Pump Backed Up?

In today’s world we have the advantage of being able to back up almost everything we own. When it comes to keeping your basement dry that includes the sump pump system. Technological advancements in using batteries to power our world have led to major improvements …

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New Bulkheads

New bulkhead basement doors are a great way to improve your home’s basement. They provide easy access from the outdoors, and offer a safe way to get in and out of your basement. Egress Windows for basements are another great option for your home’s safety …

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Spring Time!

Look at all this water outside! Dare I say that it may actually be New Hampshire’s rainy season, and possibly no more snow? The green trees and misty air that most New Englanders know as Spring, is finally here! All this water is great for …

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Battery Backup

When you go the full length to waterproof your basement, it’s always upsetting when you wake up to water in your basement after a storm. To prevent this from happening, we highly recommend installing a battery backup pump with your sump pump. Having a battery …

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The 2017 Remodeling Cost Vs. Value Report is Out

The rankings for remodeling projects and their costs vs. value have been released for 2017.  Every year these stats and rankings are compiled by Remodeling Magazine. This leading magazine looks at key home remodeling projects throughout the U.S.  and compares the average costs per project with the value …

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Basement Finish Friday – A Tiki Bar Basement

  Tiki Bar Basement This old bungalow on a quiet street in southeast Portland, Oregon, has a secret. Upstairs it’s a neatly kept, renovated 1910 Craftsman. Downstairs, however, hides an explosion of mid-century pop culture in the form of a basement tiki bar. We love …

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