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Basement Waterproofing Fox Meadow, NY

Vulcan Basement Waterproofing In Fox Meadow, NY

“We’re not just in the basement waterproofing business… We invented it” is not just a slogan, it is a Fact.

Decades ago, in cooler climates, there was a need to house large coal and wood fired heating plants. This was done in the space below the house, which we now call the basement. It was the smart place to put it because, as we know, hot air rises and the heating plants could be more efficient if placed below the space to be heated. It was also a filthy, dirty, dusty, ash-laden mess and keeping it out of the living area was important. In time the heating plants shrank and were replaced by much smaller electric, propane and gas fired units.

How to get rid of mold

Mold growth can be slowed down by keeping humidity levels below 55%.  The use of dehumidifiers and air conditioners will make a huge difference.

A number of commercial and natural products can be used to remove mold from hard surfaces.

Use exhaust fans and proper ventilation in the home and especially in the basement.

Clean bathrooms and kitchens with mold killing products.

Don’t use carpeting in bathrooms and basements – ever.

What is the difference between mold and mildew?

Mold and mildew are both fungi and their spores are always flying through the air.  Basements often provide perfect growing conditions for both as they thrive in humid, damp conditions.  Mildew is commonly gray or white.  Mold is usually black, red, green, brown, or a combination of these colors.

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This was the second visit by Vulcan – the service technicians were very professional and did an amazing job – reviewed the project with me and explained what they were going to do and why they needed to do it – then they started right in and did the work. I would highly recommend this crew to anyone looking to get a water issue resolved in their basement.

Steven B.

Great service, very knowledgable staff and hard working crew! Install went well: 160 linear feet of underdrain pipe and crushed stone with 2 sump pits (one pit with 1 pump and the other upper pit with 2 pumps). Pumps run fine when needed. We now have a dry finished basement with peace of mind. Thanks Vulcan, great job!

Christopher H.

Our basement flooded several times and had water level of up to 4 feet in one corner of the house. Vulcan assessed the situation and added french drains and new sump pump. They were very professional and not too costly. We haven’t had any issues since, this was in early 2000s.

Tom F.