Stop Water From Entering Through Basement Cracks in Metro Detroit

basement cracks in metro detroitThe infiltration of water into a basement in Metro Detroit is generally caused by ruptures in the foundation at the junction of the wall, floor and footing. If you live in damp climates or ones with severe weather, as we have in Metro Detroit, your home could be especially susceptible to these foundation ruptures. The ruptures are usually a result of hydrostatic pressure resulting from a high water table. Continue reading

Leaky Basements Require Seals in Metro Detroit

basement foundation crack repairA good portion of  leaky and wet basement repairs require sealing basement foundation wall cracks in poured concrete foundations. Splits are readily noticeable in an unfinished basement; leaking cracks leave water stains on the foundation wall. Inside a finished basement, the diagnosis begins by identifying the region where water first enters the basement, after that searching the exterior for a crack. Continue reading