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A Finished Basement Is The Dream Of Many Homeowners

A finished basement is the dream of many homeowners. Sometimes it’s a necessity, a way to create badly needed living space for a growing family.  Other times it’s a luxury, a den, a family room, a playroom, a “man cave.” No matter what the intended use for finished basement space, the job of turning below …

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What is Hydrostatic Pressure?

What is Hydrostatic Pressure? In regard to basement foundation problems, hydrostatic pressure can be best described as the constant force of water pressure constantly being forced on the basement walls. As a general rule, hydrostatic pressure increases as subsurface depth decreases, due to the increasing weight of earth and gravity generating downward force from above. …

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