Our basement maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.
6 Simple Ways to Get Your Yard and Home Ready for Fall
As the fall season begins, there are a few maintenance tasks to pay attention to around the house. Here are six ways to prepare your yard and home for the cooler season.
How To Pump Water Out Of Your Basement
Whether it’s caused by a hundred-year flood or a plumbing malfunction, no one wants a swimming pool in their basement. Here are some ways to get rid of that standing water in your basement.
How to Test for Black Mold
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.
What to Know About Basement Foundation Cracks
Not every crack in a foundation wall—either concrete block or poured concrete—is cause for concern or needs to be fixed.
How to Prevent Mold in Your Basement
Got mold in your basement? Read this guide to learn how to identify and treat mold.
Sump Pump Installation in Basements, Crawl Spaces, and Exterior Drainage
Prevent basement flooding by installing and maintaining a sump pump.
How to Insulate Your Basement
From preparation to installation, here's a how to insulate your basement.
Tips for Waterproofing Your Basement
Need to stop water from coming into your basement? Use gutters, a drainage system, and interior waterproofing to keep your basement dry.
How to Level a Concrete Floor
Get insider tips and a step-by-step guide for concrete floor leveling.
How to Replace a Basement Window
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva puts in a new basement window
Sump Pump Cover
Should it be covered or sealed up to block out radon gas? Read on to learn why you may want to invest in a cover for your sump pump.