A crawl space is a type of basement in which one cannot stand up and the surface is often soil. It is typically small enough that you need to actually crawl into it, hence the name. These miniature basements offer a convenient access to pipes,...
Humidity in basements is a very common problem. The danger arises as a result of not being handled in the right manner. Moisture problems can not only become annoying but pose a serious threat to one’s health. That’s why it is of utmost importance to...
Waterproofing or damp-proofing? I know what you are probably thinking. "Are they not one in the same?" The answer surprisingly is no. The application of materials and sealants is actually somewhat different.
What is Damp-proofing?
The damp-proofing process keeps out soil moisture, while waterproofing keeps out moisture in...
When it comes to a wet or leaky basement, you want waterproofing professionals to tackle the job. Having said that, you are probably thinking "What does ACCL provide that the competition does not?"
The difference between us and other companies starts with our installers and ends...
We at ACCL believe that our work is only as good as the waterproofing materials we utilize. In order to guarantee that the work we do is long-lasting, we use only the best materials and sealants. Waterproofing is exactly what the name implies. If the materials...
There are a fair number of options you can take when dealing with a wet basement. One of the best options for homeowners and commercial properties operators to utilize and prevent water damage is by installing a sump pump.
Heavy duty pumps must be installed in a sealed sump pit. You want...
Urethane is an expanding, flexible sealant that uses water as a catalyst to form an impassable or dense seal to fill a crack all the way through to the outside. Waterproofing companies inject wall cracks in poured concrete foundations all the time as it is...
The sump pump is an integral part of a standard basement waterproofing system. It is the part that conveys water from the sump pit in your basement to the exterior.
A failing sump pump can happen at any time, and when it does, many homeowners don't...
White mold growth, while a common problem in residential homes, does not receive the same attention as black mold. White mold growth also provides an additional challenge because it is often confused with efflorescence, a crystalline growth structure found on concrete and masonry surfaces. Efflorescence...
Molds are fungi and are found in virtually every environment and can be detected, indoors and outdoors, year round. Molds grow best in warm, damp, dimly lit and humid conditions, and spread and reproduce by making spores. Indoors they can be found where humidity levels...