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Shell Buseys Home Improvements And Renovations - Renovations

Shell Busey’s Home Improvements and Renovations can change the look of your lower mainland BC home both inside and out. From a complete re-design to minor changes, SBHI&R’s consultant can give you ideas and suggestions if you are stumped. Call today to receive a FREE estimate ...
Drainrock Industries

Drainrock Industries is your trusted family owned and operated company that specializes in doing the job RIGHT the first time. Their team can correctly diagnose and repair problem areas such as: flooded homes/basements and crawlspaces, cracked foundations, soggy or wet back yards, settled concrete and water intrusion. They assess the problem area and give a retailed analysis on the root of the problem with the aid of a video inspection camera and hydro f...
Top 5 Article Search Results for keyword(s): Basements

Humidity problems in the basement

Question from: WarrenLibau, MBDear Shell,In January 2000 I put Knotty pine tongue and groove on the walls of my rec. room in the basement. In June the pine swelled/expanded,...
Is There Mold in Your Home?

Along with pollens from trees, grasses, and weeds, molds are a leading cause of seasonal allergic rhinitis. In warm regions, molds may be present year round. In colder areas, the mold season generally runs from early spring well into the fall, typically peaking during July and August. While most molds, like pollens, are killed by the first major frost, others may persist during the winter months even in cold regions.
Moisture Problem in Basement or Crawlspace

Q: We live in a 20 year old home, 4 level split. Just recently we noticed as we went down to the basement there is a damp, musty smell. The smell is not always strong. There isn't a wet spot anywhere around. Would you kindly give me advice as to what I could do? Thank you for your assistance.
Insulated Concrete Foundation Forms/Walls

Q: I am building a new home and the builder has suggested using insulated concrete forms for the foundation. What do you think of this?
Keeping the Heat In

With the cold weather setting in, we've been receiving many calls and email inquiries from homeowners across Western Canada regarding how to properly insulate and draftproof various aspects of their homes....
ICF (Insulated Concrete Forms) For Foundation

Q: I am building a new home and the builder has suggested using insulated concrete forms for the foundation. What do you think of this?
Musty Odor In Our Crawl Space

We have an old house, quite small and the basement is finished in concrete. There is also a crawl space. We do have a sump pump working but there is a musty odor. I have a small heater to try and keep it dry, but the smell is still there. Is there something I can put in the basement to get rid of the odor. We do not have any windows there. It seems the smell is bad particularly at run off time. I know there is a product for Recreational vehicles called dry ease. Would this work?
Mold / Toxic Mold Allergies - Sick Building Syndrome

Along with pollens from trees, grasses, and weeds, molds are a leading cause of seasonal allergic rhinitis. In warm regions, molds may be present year round. In colder areas, the mold season generally runs from early spring well into the fall, typically peaking during July and August. While most molds, like pollens, are killed by the first major frost, others may persist during the winter months even in cold regions.
Controlling Moisture in the Home

The most often talked about problem in the home is moisture control and how to get rid of it. Moisture usually becomes a problem as soon as the weather turns cold and we close up our windows and doors. The moisture looks for places to vent and if there isn't sufficient ventilation, you may begin to find excess moisture showing up on windows or as stains on the ceiling.
Coping With Moisture Problems in the Home

The most often talked about problem in the home is moisture control and how to get rid of it. Moisture usually becomes a problem as soon as the weather turns cold and we close up our windows and doors. The moisture looks for places to vent and if there isn't sufficient ventilation, you may begin to find excess moisture showing up on windows or as stains on the ceiling.
Installing A Suspended Ceiling

A suspended ceiling is usually installed in basements; and is lightweight, practical and easy to install. It allows access to pipes, wiring and duct work for future servicing. A grid system is hung from ceiling joists or the existing ceiling. The grid pieces include wall angles, main tees and cross tees.
Radon In Your Home - Studies Confirm the Safety of Granite Countertops

In recent months concerns about radon gas exposure within the home have surfaced, raising worries with many homeowners about whether their homes are posing a heath risk to their families.
(Video) Maintaining Your Home Drainage System

The best way to keep moisture out of your home is to have a working drainage system. Weeping or drain tile is a perforated plastic or PVC pipe that surrounds the foundation of a home.
Make Sure You Are Prepared For Winter

Our Canadian winters can be unpredictable and when temperatures dip below freezing, it can cause countless problems for homeowners if you neglect some winter chores. Unfortunately, many homeowners wait until snow hits the ground before they take preventative steps to winterize their home.
Do Not Let Winter Catch You Unprepared

West Coast winters can be unpredictable and when temperatures dip below freezing, it can cause countless problems for homeowners if you neglect some winter chores. Unfortunately, many homeowners wait until snow hits the ground before they take preventative steps to winterize their home.
Simple Ways to Control Air Quality and Moisture in Your Home

The typical family produces a lot of moisture indoors through washing, showers, cooking, and even breathing. Moisture generally gravitates downwards into lower levels and because it has nowhere to go it will stagnate and saturate the structure.
AskShell.com Podcast - Episode 19

AskShell.com Podcast is a new version of the Home Discovery Radio Show Shell used to do every weekend across Western Canada. In the AskShell.com Podcast, Shell answers YOUR emails, has interviews with guests in the Home Improvement industry and features hard to find, but use-able products.
Drainage Systems: The Feet of Your Home

Have you ever wondered, how does my drainage system work?
AskShell.com Podcast - Episode 24

AskShell.com Podcast is a new version of the Home Discovery Radio Show Shell used to do every weekend across Western Canada. In the AskShell.com Podcast, Shell answers YOUR emails, has interviews with guests in the Home Improvement industry and features hard to find, but use-able products.
Renovating an Unfinished Basement

Renovating an unfinished basement is a wise investment that will not only create more functional living space for your family, but will also help save on heating bills through insulating walls and floors and ceiling.