Renovating a living basement is a way to enlarge the surface area of your home. Is your basement suitable for this transformation and what are the steps of such a venture.
Every building needs structure to protect itself from rain. Although the roof specifically has this role, it does not allow water to be discharged away from the foundations. Pipeline systems are needed. We are talking about gutters and gutters (if necessary). These help capture and direct water away from home. Having these elements in place […]
Here is the problem that was submitted to us by a candidate to buy a duplex in Montreal before making his final decision to invest in this building. I want to buy a house in Villeray in Montreal, but when visiting it, the owner seller mentions (with some pride) that he dug his own […]
The lifespan of a foundation can be quite random. It fluctuates from house to house depending on several factors, such as the quality of the concrete used for example. So how do you detect a foundation at the end of its life? The appearance of cracks on the walls,the disintegration of concrete, the appearance of […]
To repair cracking or crumbling foundations, contact a construction company in Quebec City to make an accurate and professional diagnosis, free and personalized submission
Water infiltration is not to be taken lightly. They can cause irreparable damage to the building. If you notice water seeping inside or on the façade,it is advisable to contact a building expert quickly. The professional will make an accurate diagnosis and propose a solution adapted to the problem. Finding, cause and consequence of water […]
Although aesthetic, old field stone houses can experience problems with their foundation. The foundations of Quebec buildings made of field stone In Quebec, there are many dry stone houses on wooden piles built from the beginning of the 18th century until the end of the 19th century. Using field stone, these buildings continue to dress […]
Infiltration in the walls, flooding in the basement, uplift of foul smell, apparent mold, crack on the façade of the building… All these signs can be the result of a non-waterproof foundation sensitive to the upwelling of the water by capillarity. Feeling of cold glass, explosion of energy expenditure, high heating consumption, air current in […]