Downspout Extension Ideas for Better Drainage

When it comes to keeping the foundation dry and your home exterior safe from water damage a durable, well-functioning gutter system is your best defense. Gutters collect rainwater from the roof, while downspouts funnel it away from the exterior walls… Read More »

Controlling Moisture in Your Basement

Moisture that hangs around in your basement is never a good thing. Damp air in a dark space provides the perfect conditions for mold growth or rodent nesting. Unaddressed moisture issues can also cause musty odours, perpetually damp air, or… Read More »

Flood-Proofing Your Basement

A flooded basement can be a homeowner’s nightmare. Potential problems range from loss of household goods to ongoing structural issues to other effects of water damage including mold growth. Whether a home is near a body of water or uphill… Read More »

How Important is Downspout Placement?

Downspouts are designed to safely guide water from the gutters to the ground and away from a house’s foundation. A gutter system doesn’t just need downpipes; downspouts should be properly placed in order for the gutters to function optimally. When… Read More »

Do You Need a Downspout Extender?

Rainwater expelled from downspouts should be deposited a minimum of five feet away from the foundation of your home. When it’s too close for comfort, especially if the water pools or is left standing, serious water damage could develop. Using… Read More »