Do it Yourself Tips To Keep Your Ohio Basement Dry So You Don’t Need Basement Waterproofing.

Ohio Basement and Waterproofing Do It Yourself 

By: Gianni DiFranco

Exterior Basement Waterproofing in Northeast Ohio

Many times I get asked by homeowners if there’s anything they can do themselves to keep their basement dry.  The truth is basement water issues are often aggravated by things the homeowner has done or hired someone else to do.
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Why Stamped concrete is a better choice than natural stone

 

stamped concrete Patio

Whether you’re looking to replace an old walkway, driveway, patio, or driveway, or considering stamped concrete for a new area, you should consider the benefits of stamped concrete.  Many of our customers are looking to add stamped concrete to their property because of the endless possibilities. Stamped concrete is available in many different patterns, colors, and design types which will allow for you to design a custom look that’s perfect for you. Continue reading “Why Stamped concrete is a better choice than natural stone”

Questions to ask when hiring masonry contractors in Mentor Ohio

Cultured stone masonry fireplace in Mentor, Ohio

DiFranco Contractors is a masonry contractor providing masonry repair in Mentor OH

Hiring a Mason, Like hiring anyone requires you to do a little research before hiring the right one.  Below will be some questions you should ask them.  Not all Masons are created equal, so it’s important to make sure you ask the right questions for the job. Continue reading “Questions to ask when hiring masonry contractors in Mentor Ohio”

Selecting the Right Masonry Contractors in Chagrin Falls Ohio

 Front Masonry Step with sandstone threads

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you’re building a new house, putting an addition on your existing home, or renovating your existing home, a mason contractor is usually the first trade.   Choosing a masonry contractor can be a difficult task as many of them generally work with general contractors soley. Most homeowners are concerned with two things, who will be the cheapest and who will do the best job. It is usually not the same mason contractor that you will get the cheapest and best work out of.  Continue reading “Selecting the Right Masonry Contractors in Chagrin Falls Ohio”

Basement Waterproofing systems. Advantages/Disadvantages of each

Basement Waterproofing Companies

Ohio Basement Waterproofing

 

So in this Blog I will tell you the advantages and disadvantages of the three waterproofing systems explained in a previous blog.  Many other companies will tell you there system is best simply because that’s what they specialize in and of course they think they’re way is best.  I’ve installed all the systems described, maintained them  and repaired them after they’ve failed.  After 25 years of being involved in the Basement Waterproofing trade, I’ve learned a few thing about it. Continue reading “Basement Waterproofing systems. Advantages/Disadvantages of each”

Basement Waterproofing: Exterior systems, interior systems, interior/exterior systems explained

Basement Waterproofing on a new home

Basement Waterproofing Companies Ohio

After 20 years in business performing basement waterproofing and over 25 years of experience in the field I’ve seen it all when it come to what works the best.  These days it seems like everyone is a waterproofing contractor as entrepreneurs see it as a quick way to make a buck.  Unfortunately with that philosophy most homeowners end up with less than desirable results to their problem.  Most of the time they don’t even know if the repair was proper or not.  I’m going to break down the three systems. Continue reading “Basement Waterproofing: Exterior systems, interior systems, interior/exterior systems explained”