1. How Long Does Water Damage Take To Ruin Your Home?

    If your basement has flooded, you may be looking at thousands of dollars worth of water damage — and that’s not even including replacing the belongings the water may have ruined. What’s more, you could have prevented your basement from flooding. The process to waterproof a basement is relative…Read More

  2. What Homeowners Ought To Know About A Flooded Basement

    You wake up to the sound of rushing water, but you live in the middle of Ellicott City. The nearest river is the Patapsco, and it’s not known for flooding. The largest bodies of water near to you are in Centennial Park and at Wilde Lake. As you stumble down the stairs, through your kitchen, and ov…Read More

  3. The Hidden Dangers Of A Flooded Basement

    If you find moisture in your basement, you're not that worried. If you notice a small puddle of water near your drain, you’re still not that worried. If your basement is flooded, it can feel like a complete disaster. How do you take care of a flooded basement? It’s simple, but it’s not easy. Y…Read More

  4. Three Ways To Wet Waterproof Your Basement

    Have you taken a trip down to your basement to find moisture in the windows, a puddle in the corner, or an inch of water from wall-to-wall? The experience can be shocking! Especially if you had no idea your basement could accumulate water. You’re not alone, however. Ellicott City residents who hav…Read More

  5. How To Waterproof The Exterior Of Your Basement

    The worst feeling in the world is going down into your basement and finding an inch of water. At first, you’re surprised. Then you feel annoyed. Finally, you probably get a little frustrated that this could have happened—and to you! Didn’t the builders pour the foundation correctly? You’re n…Read More

  6. How To Waterproof Your Home Basement

    It’s common in the Chesapeake to see floods and rising groundwater into basements. That’s why the Accurate Builders of the Chesapeake specialize in basement waterproofing. Did you know that the average household can shed more than 2,000 gallons of water during a heavy rainstorm? Where does all t…Read More

  7. How To Choose The Best Sump Pump

    When’s the last time you thought about your sump pump? In most cases, homeowners don’t consider how their sump pump is performing until it fails during a torrential downpour and their basement floods. If your basement floods, the damage could be catastrophic, costing you quite a bit of money to …Read More

  8. How To Choose The Best Home Repair Contractor

    Did something in your home break? Not sure how to fix an interior door to keep it closed, locked, or functional? At Accurate Builders of the Chesapeake, we understand if you’re frustrated or somewhat lost in searching for a handyman online. We want to offer you some advice before you grab your pho…Read More