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Basement Articles

Wet Carpet in Basement? Here’s what to do.

Here’s the nightmare scenario. There’s been a big rain in the night. You head down to the basement to get something the next morning and you realize that there is wet carpet in the basement. You can already feel the damp basement and the musty odor has started too....

Damp Basement? The Causes and How to Fix it

Why is my basement damp? How to fix basement moisture We recently had our basement finished and everything was great for the first few months. But as we got into fall and it started to rain more, we noticed a bit of a damp basement smell. You know that awful musty...

Water Seeping Through Basement Floor (and What To Do Next)

Can water leak up through a basement floor? Sadly yes water can leak up through a basement floor. Water leaking in the basement is never fun. We have had to deal with our share of wet basement floors over the years. Here is what you need to know about why water is...

Drop Ceiling or Drywall Ceiling in Basement Which is Best?

We've been finishing our basement and I'm super happy with the way things are coming along. One of the biggest decisions we had to make was the where to go with a drop ceiling or to drywall the ceiling in our basement. While each one has it's own pros and cons, I'll...