How Hydrostatic Pressure Effects a Home

With the changing of seasons comes a shift in the environment around us, and this can affect our homes as well. Hydrostatic pressure is one of those factors that can influence how safe our homes are, yet many don’t understand this concept. To make sure your house stays safe, you need to understand what hydrostatic…

  • May 25, 2023
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What Makes an Area Prone to Flooding?

Rapid rises in water levels after heavy rainfall can lead to severe flooding; however, certain locations have higher flood potential than others. This naturally leads one to wonder — is my area prone to flooding? Water damage caused by a flood can be expensive to repair, meaning that it’s important for homeowners to know whether…

  • March 31, 2023
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When’s the Best Time to Waterproof a Basement?

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Is basement waterproofing necessary? Definitely. There is a wide range of benefits to safeguarding your home and keeping it dry, but knowing when to waterproof a basement is not easy. Let’s look at some of the factors that can influence when it’s best to waterproof a basement.

  • January 31, 2023
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5 Mold Types You Need to Know About

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You’re probably aware that water damage can encourage mold growth, but did you know that there are more than one species of mold? Each kind of mold has different appearances, favored environments, and health effects — and some are more dangerous than others. For more details on the different types of mold out there, here…

  • September 26, 2022
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4 Reasons Why Your Crawl Space Should Be Waterproofed

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You might not enter the crawl space of your home very often, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored. Homeowners will benefit in more ways than one when they decide to invest in the waterproofing of the crawl space. If you’re considering this home improvement project, learn the four major advantages you’ll receive from…

  • July 28, 2022
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Professional Basement Inspections: Why You Need to Have One Performed

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Even if you don’t use your basement often, it’s still crucial to maintain it for the well-being of your home’s occupants. Inspectors who carry out routine basement inspections can spot problems that many would have otherwise missed, which could worsen into more dangerous and costly problems if allowed to fester. Having a professional basement inspection…

  • May 25, 2022
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5 Common Causes of Basement Flooding

A basement wall shows signs of a previous flood.

Basements are the lowest point of a home, so they’re more prone to flooding problems than other areas. Many sewer and plumbing systems are located in basements, and because water naturally travels down due to gravity, there are a number of ways that a basement can flood. To prevent water damage, learn the five common…

  • January 31, 2022
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Can a Wet Book Be Saved?

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Calling for basement waterproofing in Newtown, PA, will help prevent any further flood water from entering your home, but significant damage may already be caused after a turbulent storm. Carpeting, furniture, and other household items can be ruined by water, but one potential victim of a flood could be your beloved book collection.  After your…

  • November 23, 2021
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What are Some Tips for Finishing a Basement Floor?

A Finished Basement Floor.

After you’re done basement waterproofing in Chester County, PA, there’s still more work that can be done. There are many ways homeowners can flesh out their basements design even further now that it’s safe from water damage, including a wide array of colors and styles to decorate it. However, there are many different types of…

  • September 23, 2021
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John and Barbara Vicich

“We wanted to thank you for your personal and specialized attention to the water problem we had in our basement. You took the time to inspect the whole situation and gave us recommendations, all of which worked. You had a way of explaining the process and materials that would be used in a way that we understood. We are very pleased with the work that was done and would highly recommend your company to anyone.”

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“The day after Hurricane Irene, all of my neighbors basements were filled with water, while mine remained dry! It is wonderful, everything remains dry and the battery backup worked beautifully when my power was out for 2 days. Dry AND quiet, thank you, thank you! Thanks! Debbie, Berwyn”

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Angelo and Sandra Patiri

“We had our basement waterproofed with Rightway Waterproofing in 2007, after all this time and just getting through Hurricane Irene, we did not get a drop of water in our basement. Rightway Waterproofing did a very good job and we are very satisfied!”

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