French Drain Installation Pittsburgh

My Downspouts are Causing Flooding

Your gutters are connected to downspouts which help direct the rainwater from your roof, down the exterior of your home, and to the ground. Our downspouts either drain the water into pipes that then take the water to a sewer system, or they could be disconnected, which is a way to keep water from backing […]

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What to Do If My Basement Flooded

One of the things homeowners dread is a flooded basement. Even if you’ve taken the right steps to help prevent basement flooding, it can still happen. When it does, it is important to take certain steps to keep yourself and your family safe while minimizing the damage done to your home.

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Can I Waterproof My Basement Myself?

While it is always tempting to DIY your home projects, waterproofing is one that is best left to the professionals. Although DIY waterproofing kits are available, attempting this process yourself can lead to damage and costly repairs. There are a variety of reasons that this waterproofing is best left to professionals.

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What Causes Wall Cracks?

Seeing cracks in the walls of your home is concerning and can make you feel like your home is coming apart. Fortunately, there are solutions to wall cracks. Even with solutions, you may be wondering what cause your walls to crack. As your top waterproofing experts in Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Drain Guys has put together a […]

Wet Basement

Why is My Basement Leaking?

Seeing a puddle of water in your basement is something no homeowner wants to deal with. If this happens to you, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where the water came from. When your basement is leaking, it is crucial to figure out where the leak is coming from so you can […]

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Signs Your Basement has Moisture

Having an issue with moisture in your basement can lead to a variety of problems, including both cosmetic and health problems. Moisture in your basement can affect not only the structural integrity of your home but it can also seriously affect your health.

Dye Test Pittsburgh

Do I need a Dye Test to Sell My Home?

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 […]

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How Long Does Basement Waterproofing Last?

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 […]

Dye Test Pittsburgh

What is Dye Testing?

Dye testing is required in Pittsburgh when you are preparing to sell your home. This is because, within the city of Pittsburgh, homes can be connected to one of two different sewer systems, the sanitary and the combined sewer.