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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The First Day of Spring 2016

  Hello and welcome to Spring!  Yesterday was the first day of Spring and wouldn’t you know it, we received 2-7 inches of snow throughout various parts of New England.  This new snow has all but disappeared and melted away. Did you know that in …

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Rescon Basement Solutions Celebrates 20 Years in the Basement Business!

  Happy 20th Anniversary to Us! This year, we are proud to be celebrating our 20th year in the basement business.  In 1996, Rescon opened its doors to specialize in the commercial concrete restoration and waterproofing industry.  Our company name is derived from the term “REStoration of CONcrete”. …

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Basement Photo Friday – Please, Don’t Try This at Home!

The bucket pump image shown is an example of an open sump pump channel system that some general contractors and DIYers install.  This “5 gallon bucket sump” is not the best solution nor is it the healthiest solution for waterproofing and drying out a basement. …

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Sump Pump Season is Here – Our Blog Knows It

As Mother Nature is loosening up her snowy, icy grip on the area and melting is finally beginning, people are starting to find moisture and water in their basements.  Those who have sump pump systems already installed are now taking a second look at those …

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Using Waterproof Paint to Stop Water or Flooding in the Basement

Waterproof paints and wet basement seal coats – The wet band-aid solution to a leaky, flooded basement. As we wrote in our previous post on basement sealers and waterproofing paints, the hype surrounding these “waterproofing solutions” is just that, hype.  These so-called waterproof paints and sealers …

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Basement Photo Friday – What a transformation!

We recently completed a basement project that has literally changed the lives of the homeowners.  As you can see in the “Before” image on the left, this basement was dirty (literally) and damp and very musty.  The homeowners never went into the dank basement and …

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Thanksgiving Holiday – November 27, 2014

It’s a rainy Monday before the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday.  If you are seeing water in your basement or are having issues with your sump and drainage system, please call the office. We  wanted to let you know that our offices will be closing early …

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