Our basement maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.
Need to stop water from coming into your basement? Use gutters, a drainage system, and interior waterproofing to keep your basement dry.
Do you have cracks in your concrete floor that need to be patched? For a long-lasting repair, pay close attention to the edges and the mix. Read on to learn how to patch the concrete on your floors.
Do you keep getting a whiff of something musty in your bathroom or basement? Afraid it might be mold? Learn about three of the most popular kits to test for mold at home.
Not every crack in a foundation wall—either concrete block or poured concrete—is cause for concern or needs to be fixed.
Got mold in your basement? Read this guide to learn how to identify and treat mold.
Prevent basement flooding by installing and maintaining a sump pump.
Get insider tips and a step-by-step guide for concrete floor leveling.
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva puts in a new basement window