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Planning ahead

Things to know before you get started.
7 Steps to Waterproofing Your Home
  1. 1. The 6-month check-up

    Call a pro to inspect your home twice a year. Have them check your roof for loose shingles or faulty flashing, look for any cracks showing up in the foundation or the basement and check for mold.

  2. 2. Keep those gutters clean

    Gutters protect a house more than you'd think. For them to work, however, they have to be clean of leaves, branches, and other debris. Instead of risking a fall to do the job yourself, call an expert.

  3. 3. No cracks allowed

    If your driveway, garage floor, or other cement surfaces start to show cracks, it’s time to act. If left untreated, water filters through every time it rains.

  4. 4. Waterproof paint

    The advantages of keeping your home covered with waterproof paint is that it’s relatively cheap and reliable. Plus, you have to paint anyway, so you can kill two birds with one stone.

  5. 5. Keep your natural stone look

    You probably Don't want to paint over your beautiful stone exterior. In that case, it’s essential to have an expert apply a specialized silicone compound that makes existing surfaces impermeable.

  6. 6. Get rid of extra moisture

    This is critical inside your home. A dehumidifier is a must for homes that have too much natural condensation in the air. It’s easy to use and keeps your walls and carpet from developing mold.

  7. 7. Waterproof your cement basement

    There are a lot of ways to go about this, but what you choose depends on whether or not the surface has already been painted or not.

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