MAKE SURE YOUR BASEMENT IS SAFE AND DRY One of the most common complaints when it comes to basements is that the room is “damp” or “musty”. And while many homeowners seem to be resigned to this circumstance as “fact”, the truth is that your basement shouldn’t be damp. You also shouldn’t deal with a…

THE DANGERS OF A WET BASEMENT When it comes to keeping your home as safe as possible, it is important to remember that your basement plays a big role in this process. After all, your basement is home to the foundation of the building and can quite literally make or break the structural integrity of…

THE DANGERS OF A WET BASEMENT What do you think of when you picture a basement? Many people tend to envision a dark, rather damp environment that tends to be used for storage and perhaps a washer and dryer. It’s not a place that many of us tend to spend a lot of time in,…

UNDERPINNING AND BENCH FOOTING A foundation of a home is like the legs of a human body. As strong legs support your body, a solid concrete foundation will encourage your property. It is the key to a long-lasting concrete structure. If the base of your house isn’t strong, you should strengthen it. One of the…

UNDERPINNING TORONTO As a contracting team specializing in basement underpinning Toronto, we often get asked this simple question, “what is underpinning?” Below is a brief response to that question. Underpinning is an industry term that’s utilized to refer to reinforcing an existing foundation. This is to shore-up a construction which was poorly built originally or…

CRAWL SPACE CONVERSION A crawl space conversion also referred to as a “dig out” may ultimately change your cramped, musty old crawl space to a basement. Homeowners with crawl space understand that crawl spaces are not beneficial in regards to a storage area. They can also bring mold, mildew, water issues and, quite frequently, wildlife and rodents.…

BENCH FOOTING To be able to make another space in homes, people are resorting to this option of basement lowering. And, bench footing is one of the traditional methods for it. What is Bench Footing? Bench footing is a process through which you may diminish the cellar and provide additional structural support to the foundation. There’s no…

PREVENTION OF WATER BACKFLOW In a home, backflow is among the worst plumbing problems that can occur. This happens when water flows back to your systems and ends up contaminating all your potable water supply. This can be a serious risk to your health and can reduce your water supply to complete uselessness. Aquatech Waterproofing…

BASEMENT LOWERING Basement lowering Toronto is the process of excavating your basement in a specific way. Lowering the basement floor adds more space, and in return, the ceiling gains comparative height. The various types of basement lowering that we provide at Aquatech Waterproofing include the following: The various types of basement lowering UNDERPINNING One cannot…

INTERIOR WATERPROOFING Water is one of your home’s biggest enemies. A basement flood can cause thousands of dollars in damage to your property and possessions. Leaks in your basement can lead to mold, mildew, fungus, and other toxins that can cause major health problems and weaken the structure of your home. In order to protect…