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Tilting Chimneys - What Does It Mean and What Can You Do?

One of the most dramatic looking signs of foundation settlement is a chimney that is tilting or separating away from the rest of the home. Chimney issues can signal bigge...

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Foundation Wall Cracks - What Does It Mean and What Can You Do?

You've noticed a crack in your foundation wall. Now what? What should you be looking for? When is it a problem? And what should you do next? Here are the signs, symptoms ...

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Make Your Valentine Swoon With These 5 Beautiful Finished Basements!

Looking for a Valentines Day gift idea? Why not a beautiful finished basement.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

The Happiness Project!

Check out The Happiness Project, a new employee initiative to highlight the people who make Connecticut Basement Systems the best team in the world!

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Tip Tuesday: The 'M' Word, What It Is, And How To Avoid It.

No one likes to hear it, or deal with it, but mold is a real problem in today's home. We are here to offer you tips on how to avoid it once and for all!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

What is frost heaving, and what can you do about it?

Heaving foundation and slabs can be a total drag, but did you know frost might be the cause?

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Beware Of These Basement Flooring Options!

Concrete and hardwood, and carpeting! Oh my! Find out what flooring just isn't the best is your basement.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Make Waterproofing Your 2017 Resolution!

It's a new year, so why not start it off with a fresh waterproofing system? We're here to offer you some tips on how to do just that.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Waterproofing Your Old Basement!

Is your basement an older one that looks more grey than glistening? We're here to offer you tips on how to keep your space in tip top shape!

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Is Your Home Santa Ready?

Christmas is steadily approaching, which means Saint Nick is getting ready to pay a visit to your house. Follow our tips to make sure the big guy feels comfy when he arri...

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Holiday Giving Week at Connecticut Basement Systems

Here's a peek into what we've been doing during our annual Holiday Giving Week!

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Thanksgiving: Connecticut Basement Systems Style!

See how we celebrate the holiday of giving thanks right here in Seymour, and learn what we're thankful for this year!

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Halloween Horror Story: Creepy Crawl Spaces

Is your crawl space starting to look like a haunted hole in the wall? Don't worry, we're here with some solutions.

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

What To Do With Your Foundation Wall Crack

Cracks in foundation walls can happen for a variety of different reasons. If taken care of early enough the walls can be restored back to their normal structure. Don't be...

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Getting Smart With: Sagging Crawl Spaces

Do you have uneven or springy floors in your home? If yes, it could be a sign your crawl space is sagging or sinking from a multitude of structural reasons.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Solutions for Bowing Walls

Your home's basement and foundation walls are designed to provide a stable base for the structure that lies above. When those walls begin to bow, crack, or buckle, they n...

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

3 Reasons Why You Should ALWAYS Waterproof Before Finishing!

Nobody likes to deal with a wet, moldy basement more than once. Here are 3 reasons why you should ALWAYS waterproof before finishing!

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Do You Know What That Musty Smell Is?!

You know what I am talking about... You walk down in the unfinished (or poorly finished) basement and that musty smell hits you right away. So what exactly is that potent...

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Yearly Maintenance: Have it Done Before it's Too Late!

You have already spent time and money to ensure your basement and crawl space stay dry and waterproof. Now is the time to consider a yearly maintenance plan. Don't wait u...

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Batman had a batcave, Why not give Dad a man cave?

With fathers day right around the corner, we would like to dedicate this blog to all the hard working dads out there. Thanks for being our super heroes!

Friday, June 17th, 2016

A Recipe for Disaster: Rains, Floods and Tornadoes...Are you prepared?

The National Weather Service has issued an approaching risk of severe storms in the mid Atlantic region. This could lead to flooding and possibly tornadoes. If your not p...

Monday, June 6th, 2016

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