Quick DIY french drain that will save you from getting your basement flooded!

The most common reason why homeowners get water in their basement or garages is because of clogged gutters and poor or even non-existent foundation grading. You can prevent all those costly repairs and insurance claims by doing your own french drain over the weekend! Here’s how: You will need to dig a trench along the outside of your footing. Depending where you will install the French drain will...

Painting concrete basement walls.

Tired of ugly looking concrete basement walls and floor?   Here are some do it yourself tips on how to clean up your basement, moisture proof and paint the walls and floor, make your basement look more then just a place where things get lost.  Don’t worry if you do not want to finish your basement as a living space just now. But in case you still want...