Bowing Basement Walls: Identifying The Problem and Finding a Solution Discovering bowed, cracked, or leaning walls in your basement or crawlspace can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. These structural issues are a clear sign that something is amiss with the integrity of your property. Why are Bowing Walls Such A Big Problem? Bowing walls […]
Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Waterproof Your Basement At Missouri Basement, we understand that a dry and healthy basement is essential for your home’s well-being and your family’s safety. A wet basement can lead to a host of problems that extend far beyond a minor inconvenience. Here are a few of the most […]
One common issue that many homeowners face in basements is the unwelcome presence of bugs. Especially during the dog days of summer, the warmer temperatures and higher humidity create optimal conditions for bug activity. Many pests are most active during this time, seeking shelter and moisture in cool, damp basements. In addition to the environment, […]
At Missouri Basement, we recognize that a strong and stable foundation is the key to a secure home. That’s why foundation cracks should be a major cause for concern. Here’s what you need to know about the causes of foundation cracks, why they pose a problem, and the solutions available. Foundation cracks can stem from […]
One of the most common problems homeowners face when it comes to their basements is the growth of mold and mildew. This pesky problem not only poses a threat to your property but also to your health. Let’s explore the causes of mold growth in basements, its potential effects, and how to eliminate this dangerous […]
The primary goal of basement drainage systems is to divert water away from the foundation of a home, thereby preventing water accumulation and seepage into the basement. This helps in safeguarding the structural integrity of the foundation, maintaining a dry basement environment, and preventing issues such as mold growth and wood rot. As a homeowner, […]
Each year when the temperature drops, homeowners experience frozen pipes that crack or burst and cause flooding that can damage walls, floors, and furniture. To prevent this emergency, take the time to winterize the pipes in your home.
Fall is here, which means winter is just a few months away. If you haven’t already, now is the time to start preparing your crawl space for the cold. Doing so will help prevent frozen and burst pipes and high energy bills.
The goal of good drainage in your yard is to keep water away from your home and other spaces. This essential system is sometimes overlooked in landscape design, which can cause many problems, from a damaged foundation to your landscaping, like root rots and other plant problems. When you have effective yard drainage, it:
At Missouri Basement, we want you to be educated about your home, any problems that could arise, and how to fix them. One of the problems that could affect your home is something called hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is one of the most common causes of basement leaks, bowing walls, and settling foundations in homes. […]