What’s This Stuff in My Basement?

No, we are not talking about your boxes full of unidentified dusty matter (although keeping your basement organized is important too). We are referring to the situations when you walked in your basement only to find some unusual stuff covering walls, floor or piping. This is what we’ll discuss today and help you put a […]

The Key Sources of Basement Fires and How to Prevent Them

Let’s step away from water in your basement for a moment (no pun intended) and talk about a different element – fire. Basement fires are fairly common and quite devastating. Even if a fire is noticed soon enough and firefighters respond quickly, there is typically an extensive smoke damage to the house, especially if a […]

How to Choose the Right Sump Pump For Your Basement

Whether you finally decided to install a sump pump in a basement that previously had none or you are replacing your old equipment, sump pump shopping is ahead of you. (By the way, check out our post on how to know when your sump pump needs replacement.) If you have no idea what kind of […]

Tips for Fighting Basement Humidity During Summer

Doesn’t it feel like we’ve completely skipped spring here in Maryland? The hot summer weather hit us in the middle of April, bringing the warmth we so craved, as well as humidity we’ve been dreading. At Budget Waterproofing, we know that one of the places that get affected by humidity the most is your basement. […]