Waterproofing your home is a major investment, and who you choose to hire is a crucial part of the process.
Monday, April 15th, 2013
Foundation Systems of Michigan is using a state-of-the-art technology to raise and level uneven concrete with their PolyLEVEL System - - a Geotechnical two-part, high-density polyurethane system used to fill voids, lift concrete slabs, stabilize concrete, raise foundations as well as stabilize loose soils.
Monday, April 1st, 2013
Foundation Systems of Michigan featured at the Novi Home & Garden Show Show runs April 5-7 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi Foundation Systems of Michigan will be at the Novi Home & Garden Show, April 5-7, 2013, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi. Visitors can stop by booth 732/725 to speak to one of our highly experienced inspectors and set-up a free, comprehensive inspection for any basement, foundation, crawl space, or concrete leveling issues.
Thursday, March 7th, 2013
The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy has arrived in Metro Detroit and has closed many schools and businesses across the eastern US. As one of the biggest storms to hit the US, this Super Storm has the potential to impact thousands of basements.
Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
What does America’s Master Handyman® have to say about moisture problems in Crawl Spaces?
Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
Read this to learn why you need to STOP infiltration of unhealthy RADON GAS into your crawl space.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
As the final weeks of our Michigan summer approach, it’s time for homeowners to start thinking about preparing their homes for the cooler weather. One of the best ways to get your house ready for colder weather is with insulation.
Monday, August 13th, 2012
Many homeowners call us describing the symptoms of a problem...but many have no idea what the source of the problem is. When it comes to crawl spaces, many homeowners just don't know what might be lurking there!
Friday, August 10th, 2012
When homeowners have problems with their leaky basement, cracks in their foundation or bowing walls, or a musty, moldy crawl space with sagging floors, the problems can sometimes seem overwhelming. Some homeowners do some research and try do-it-yourself remedies, and others want to hire a professional but don’t know where to find one.
Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Finishing your basement has become a common home improvement and a great way to increase the living space in your home. However, a main concern before finishing your basement is making sure it stays dry before you make the investment.
Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
A wet basement is usually any homeowners nightmare. Persistent leaks, dampness and wet carpets... it's clear that water is a basement's worst enemy. But what is the best choice in basement waterproofing?
Wednesday, August 1st, 2012
Dry conditions, such as those currently in much of Michigan, can wreak havoc with foundations. So what's a homeowner to do about Foundation Settlement?
Monday, July 30th, 2012
Homeowners can go years without using their battery backup sump pump system. But, as is being discovered in Southeast Michigan these past few months, when you DO need a battery backup — you really need it!
Friday, July 27th, 2012
In Michigan, many of our summer days are filled with uncomfortable humidity levels, and the humidity outside translates to high levels of moisture in your home. So what is a homeowner to do?
Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
Moisture problems in basements and crawl spaces are very common, and since moisture control is the key to preventing mold, the most important step in solving a mold problem is to identify and correct the source of the moisture.
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
An unfinished basement is like an empty palette: ready to be filled with your creative ideas. But the best finished basements come with a little planning and preparation beforehand.
Friday, July 20th, 2012
While modern epoxy and polyurethane sealants designed for masonry repairs will seal off foundation cracks, there’s an important caveat to consider when repairing a cracked foundation.
Thursday, July 19th, 2012
A wet basement in Michigan can be quite a headache for any homeowner. If your basement currently includes a finished living space, even a small amount of moisture can and will ruin drywall, framing and carpeting. Regardless if you have a finished basement, a crawl space or if you strictly use your basement for storage purposes, the slightest case of condensation can cause big trouble.
Monday, July 9th, 2012
Strong storms moved through Michigan several days this week, starting July with downed trees, tremendous amounts of rain in a short time frame, and thousands of people without power. Unfortunately, many homeowners are now faced with wet basements!
Thursday, July 5th, 2012
A quality sump pump, tied to a properly installed, working foundation drainage system is a homeowner’s first line of defense against basement flood. Sump pump failure, on the other hand, is the cause of many basement floods. And these floods can cause serious damage to your finished basement as well as destroy personal belongings.
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012