5 Common Causes of Basement Flooding

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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?

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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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How Much Does a Basement Renovation Cost?

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Not everyone thinks of their basement as a lovely place to be. In many cases, basements as a living space are reserved for movies or those who can afford to indulge their fancy for a wet bar. However, whether you’re looking to schedule basement repairs for your Philadelphia home or are pricing out the cost…

  • August 19, 2021
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How to Clean up After a Basement Flood

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A basement flood always happens when you least expect it. Even if you are a pro at home maintenance, factors like heavy rain and construction runoff can cause a basement to flood at seemingly any time. It’s natural to be nervous, but rest assured that if you follow these steps and work quickly, you will…

  • May 20, 2021
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Will a House Pass Inspection With Mold?

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If you’re thinking about selling your home, you first need to know the exact condition of all of your home’s structural components, appliances, and systems. This includes knowing whether or not there is mold in your home. Though mold can be tricky to spot while you’re living in your home, homebuyers usually hire professional inspectors…

  • March 11, 2021
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5 Signs You Might Need to Waterproof Your Basement

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Many homeowners assume that if they see standing water in their basement, they should consider having their basement waterproofed. However, there are a number of additional symptoms that you might see that may signal that it’s time to consider basement waterproofing services. Here are a few signs you should waterproof your basement — even if…

  • December 07, 2020
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3 Reasons You Should Never Try to Remove Mold Yourself

It’s happened to plenty of homeowners across Pennsylvania. You notice a certain distinct smell in your basement, and slowly you realize that you have a mold problem. Sure, you could hire a professional team to correct it for you — but is it really worth the money?

  • October 26, 2020
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Protecting Your Home Financially During Flood Season

If you live near a river or close to another body of water that’s likely to overflow, you might be worried about whether or not your homeowner’s insurance will cover damage from basement flooding. The answer might depend on the insurance company that you use and the specifics of your policy details.

  • September 24, 2020
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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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“All I have to say is that Hurricane Irene was no match for the job that Rightway did for my basement and my father-in-law’s. I had my basement done 5 years ago and we are still bone dry and my father-inlaw’s was done last year and another dry basement… Great job! I highly recommend them for waterproofing and mold remediation.”

-Doug Smith, Glenside


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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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