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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 […]

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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.

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How to Stop my Basement from Flooding

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.

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Ways that Winter Causes Basement 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 […]

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How to Prep Your Home for Winter

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 […]

Mold in Basement

Why is There Mold in My Basement?

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 […]

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Help! My Basement Floods When It Rains.

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 […]

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How a Damp Basement Affects Your Home 

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 […]

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COMMON REASONS FOR BASEMENT WATER PROBLEMS

Wet basements are a common problem for homeowners and can lead to big problems down the road. Do you know that warning signs for water in your basement are not always as obvious as a puddle of water in the middle of your basement floor? Here are a few warning signs that point to a […]