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This is where we will post industry news as well as helpful hints for the home and business owner in Chicagoland.

Preventing Wet Basements in Hinsdale, IL With Waterproofing – How Does it Work?

Part of the top 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois, Hinsdale is known for its rolling topography and beautiful homes. But no matter how beautiful a home is, if the basement is waterlogged and full of problems, living in the home can be an unpleasant experience.

Basements with moisture-issues tend to cause a variety of problems that range from simple to serious. From rot in wooden posts, and damaged appliances, to weakened home foundations and health risks brought about by mold and mildew growth, moisture-issues in basements cannot be ignored.

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Basement Sealants to Protect Against Flooding in Hinsdale, IL

Hinsdale is a village in Illinois known for its beautiful residences. Part of the Chicago metropolitan area, Hinsdale has a rolling, wooded topography and is in the 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois.  

However, despite the wealth and beautiful homes, underground – basements in particular – things can get nasty. A home's basement is probably one of the more overlooked rooms in a home, and as such, is prone to neglect. Cracks are left alone, small puddles may be left to dry on their own, and, unless the basement has been converted into something more than a basement, any mold, mildew or fungi that grows is left undetected, as well.  

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Backup Sump Pump Installation in Hinsdale, IL

Hinsdale, Illinois is in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in the state, and has a population of around 16,816. Known for its beautiful residences and teardown culture where 30% of homes have undergone rebuilds, residents might forget a small appliance that not everyone notices, but can be one of the more important ones in a home.  

Backup sump pumps might not get all the glory of, say, a television set or even a refrigerator, but it's just as, if not more, important. Sump pumps work by pumping out excess water in basements and crawl spaces to prevent flooding. However, what happens if a power outage occurs, or your pump starts to fail? 

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