Category Archives: Basements

Is It True? Are Two Pumps Better Than One? – Part 2

Posted by in Basements | March 19, 2012

Our previous article, Part 1 of Is it True?  Are Two Pumps Better Than One? discussed some of the issues of a foundation drainage system that uses a sump basin to collect ground water and a pump to discharge the collected… Read More

Is It True? Are Two Pumps Better Than One? – Part 1

Posted by in Basements | March 08, 2012

For decades foundation drain tile have been placed around basements of dwellings to collect and drain ground water from the soil, especially during and after a rain storm.  These drain tile are commonly comprised of short lengths of clay tile… Read More

What is a Michigan Basement?

Posted by in Basements | February 13, 2012

You might not know it by name, but you have probably seen a Michigan basement.   A Michigan basement is a term used in and around Michigan for a crawlspace that was later excavated to the depth of a basement.… Read More