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What you need to know as a homeowner with a Sump Pump The Sump Pump that keeps your basement dry is power...
Basement Issues and Home Inspectors
May 20, 2013
When a house is listed for sale a sellers’ disclosure must be completed. Homeowners are obligated to disclose certain...
As warm air rises, cool air from the crawl space is sucked into the living areas of your home. Called the “stack effe...
Back-Up Sump Pumps and New Jersey Hurricanes
May 15, 2013
On August 28, 2012, Hurricane Irene made landfall in New Jersey . Hurricane Irene was downgraded to a Tropica...
Asthma and Basements
May 14, 2013
What is the correlation between asthma and basements? The air in the basement is usually the worst air in the house. Du...
Are Basement Wall and Floor Cracks a Problem?
May 13, 2013
Houses do develop cracks after they are built. It is a fact. Most times these cracks are referred to as nonstructural crack...
How does E-Z Breathe help to prevent Toxic Mold?
May 9, 2013
Think of clean air in the basement being contaminated by mold. The mold spores are added to the clean air. The added mold s...
A sump is a low space that collects any often-undesirable liquids such as water. A sump pump is a pump used to re...
Here is what you need to know as a homeowner with a Sump Pump: 1. Sump pumps don’t work without power...
D-I-Y Mold Testing and Mold Remediation
May 2, 2013
Some common signs of mold in a home include the discoloration of surfaces Trust your senses. If something smells funny or b...
How to choose a Basement Waterproofing Contractor Before you hire a Basement Waterproofing contractor you should check their ...
What pressure is needed to run a water powered sump pump?
April 30, 2013
The sump pump in your home is powered by electricity. This pump will be working during normal rainy conditions when you hav...
Can a French Drain lower the Water Table under the house?
April 29, 2013
Okay, here comes some geology. It is important to understand how the water rises around your basement and can cause basement floo...
4 Ways Water Enters your New Jersey Basement
April 27, 2013
You walk downstairs the day after a heavy rain and see a puddle on the floor. Did it come up through the floor or leak out ...
The carbon fiber/Kevlar Gridstrap system that we use is very thin and adheres right to the wall. Having just the thickness ...
Low Pressure Injection for Foundation Crack Repair
April 23, 2013
Low pressure injection is a form of crack repair that is used for non-structural cracks. Because non-structural cracks...
Three Winter Basement Problems Caused by Lack of Ventilation
April 22, 2013
At A-1 Basement Solutions are in the basement waterproofing business. We sell and install French Drains and sump pumps. We do a really...
12,000 Gallon Battery Back-up Sump Pump for NJ Homeowners
April 18, 2013
Sump Pumps 101 First of all we should answer the question; “what is a sump pump?” A sump pump is a pump used to remove...
Ten Steps to Check Your New Jersey Basement for Water Damage
April 17, 2013
Unexpected water in your basement can damage walls and floors, destroy carpeting, ruin furniture and lead pretty quickl...
How to Fix a Wet Basement - Westfield, NJ 07090
April 15, 2013
Westfield, NJ is a beautiful town in Union County, New Jersey that boasts a historical past and a vibrant present. Westfield was first...
10 Steps to Check Your New Jersey Basement for Water Damage
April 12, 2013
10 Steps to Check Your NJ Basement for Water Damage. Unexpected water in your basement&...
Can I use Bleach to kill toxic black mold?
April 11, 2013
Yes you can use bleach to kill mold, and lions and tigers and bears and humans and pets too. Bleach is poisonous and toxic. You can us...
10 ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality in New Jersey
April 11, 2013
The I A Q (Indoor Air Quality) in your home Part 4 of 4...10 steps to better indoor air &n...
Indoor Air Quality and Formaldehyde in New Jersey
April 10, 2013
The I A Q (Indoor Air Quality) in your home Part 3 of 4: Formaldehyde Most people just breathe without giving it much thought....
Indoor Air Quality and Mold in New Jersey
April 8, 2013
The I A Q (Indoor Air Quality) in your home Part 2 of 4: Biological Pollutants Most people just breathe witho...