Although every municipality has different regulations and codes, typically, all homes that are connected to the sewer are required to obtain a compliance certificate before they can be sold. If your home is connected to a sanitary sewer, the only way you can obtain the necessary certificate is for your home to pass a dye […]
A leaky basement is a frustrating problem for many homeowners. If you are experiencing leaks in your basement, the first step you need to take is to determine the leaking source. Determine whether high humidity is the source of the excess moisture or if there is outside water entering your home. It is also important […]
If you’ve experienced flooding in your basement, you know what a major inconvenience it can be. At Pittsburgh Drain Guys, we understand how frustrating basement flooding can be. Serving as your number one waterproofing contractors in Pittsburgh, we’ve used our expertise to put together some tips on how to keep your basement from flooding.
The last thing you need on top of the bitter cold and snow showers of the winter season is a leaky basement. Mopping up a leaky basement is not something you want to be doing during the winter, and you certainly don’t want to foot the bill for expensive repairs. Leaking and flooding not only […]
If you are concerned that your home is not prepared for the winter in Pittsburgh, it’s time to take measures to ensure your home is protected for the season. At Pittsburgh Drain Guys, your number one choice for waterproofing in Pittsburgh, we’ve put together a few tips on how you can get your home ready […]
Basement solutions for your wet basement. One of the most common rooms for mold to grow is your basement. But why? To begin, mold loves dark and wet spaces. Basements are typically darker than other rooms in the house because they are underground. Even if you have egress windows or part of your basement is […]
Drainage issues can wreak havoc to your home. With winter fast approaching, the Pittsburgh Drain Guys have a few tips to keep the water out before the cold settles in.
Tips from Pittsburgh’s basement waterproofing experts. Despite what many believe, basement flooding isn’t always caused by a catastrophic event. Some basements flood slowly and over a long period of time. While it is true a sudden rush of water – barreling in all at once – can create a flooded basement, your home can also […]
Ahhhh, the smells of Autumn: pumpkin spice, apple cider, falling leaves, and a musty basement? Wait – that’s not right! If you noticed a musty smell coming from your downstairs, you probably have dampness in your basement. And unlike a flooded basement, where water rushes in quickly, mustiness is a sign that moisture, water or […]