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Winter Home Improvement Projects To Keep You And Your Home Warm

As the Holidays are fast approaching, and focus goes toward turkey size, replacing pumpkins with garland, and…’wait, how many place settings do I need, again?’ thoughts, sometimes the home-project ideas get tossed to the side (or the way-way back). We at Diversified Group think that you should take time to fulfill those interior winter home improvement projects in order to keep you and your home warm! Whether it be updating your  [ Read More ]

Health Effects Of Mold And Attributed Health Symptoms

We here at Toledo Basement Repair understand the health risks attributed to mold growth within your home. We work hard for our clients in Maumee, Toledo and surrounding areas to rid them of this hazard. Mold can cause serious health symptoms, especially for people with compromised immune systems, children, and the elderly. Some mold symptoms include asthma, skin rash and sinusitis. Symptoms may start slowly with a headache or wheezing  [ Read More ]

Crawl Space Encapsulation

Crawl Space Encapsulation Since your crawl space is part of your home, you should treat it the same way you would the rest of your living space. In fact, new building codes can require that crawl spaces be sealed from the outside and insulated and sealed from the ground up. Toledo Basement Repair by The Diversified Group uses our Griffolyn TX-1200 high-strength, cord-grid polyethylene vapor barrier encapsulation system; you’ll enjoy  [ Read More ]

Sump Pumps

Sump Pumps At Toledo Basement Repair, we know that a sump pump is the heart of a basement or crawl space waterproofing system. One of the most important parts of keeping water out of your basement is to have a durable, well maintained sump pump system.  This electrically powered device does the heavy lifting to keep your basement dry by pumping water out of your basement or crawl space after  [ Read More ]

Sump Pump Battery Backup System Sump pump battery backup systems should be an important part of your basement water mitigation plan, and are used to supplement your primary pump. Sump pumps can fail due to power outages, mechanical failure or excessive use. When the pump motor overheats, the power goes out, or there’s too much water coming into the crock, there is a potential for your basement to flood. Toledo  [ Read More ]

Basement Restoration

Basement restoration costs will rely on a few factors. The size of the basement, the features of the finishing, the labor involved in the process, the materials for purchase, and the current state of the basement before finishing. Moisture control and insulation are often primary concerns in basement finishing costs, and most contractors will give an estimate based on the time and materials needed to ensure a dry, ventilated basement.  [ Read More ]

Why Is There Water In My Basement? You may have been there. You wake up in the morning bolt downstairs to grab a clean shirt out of the laundry and ugg…WET Socks! My basement is wet!! How did this happen? Well there are really two ways that you get water in the basement. One is from indoor humidity that condenses on cold surfaces. The other is from water seeping in  [ Read More ]

10 Easy Ways To Stop Leaky Basements Seeing water in your basement may not necessarily be the fault of your foundation. Many times minor basement water leaks are caused by simple drainage issues that can be easily resolved. The first thing is to try to identify exactly where the water is coming from.  Sometimes this can be a little tricky because water follows the path of least resistance.  You may  [ Read More ]

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