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After months of waiting for Harbaugh to bring U of M back to glory and State to dethrone Ohio State it’s finally College Football Season. There is no better place to watch the game than your basement man cave. Check out these 25 Must-Haves in a College Football Man Cave.
Black mold is toxic and can cause illnesses and death. This woman was living with a serious case and was being misdiagnosed with a range of ailments before it was finally caught. If you see any mold, please get it professionally removed immediately. You can read more of this woman’s story here.
It’s important that your jobs are done correctly, not just the best pitch. Just read this horrible story from the summer about a mother and daughter’s deaths from improper installation of sump pump electrical outlet. Read more about the story here.
Dear ACW, My house is 63 years old. I had water coming into the basement from the perimeter of all four walls. I spent $1050 to take up the carpeting and dry it out. The water kept coming back. I contacted Atlantic Coast and Gary Lustig came out to look at the damage and gave[…]
Dear ACW, It was a pleasure to work with your family owned business. Your entire staff was prompt and friendly. Barton could not have been more complimentary. Greg Lustig, the sales representative did a great job of explaining why I was having a leaking basement and what could be done to remedy the situation. Gary[…]
What to expect when calling for a free estimate: We do not have pretty music, nor talking computers asking you to wear out your fingers pressing numbers. We are a corporation built on old-fashion values. We have you talk with a person who will answer your questions and set a time convenient in your schedule[…]
Very few builders construct their own foundations. Almost all foundations are sub-contracted to only a few contractors that build them. The contractors that are building a foundation at the beginning of the week for a fifty thousand dollar home are the same contractors at the end of the week building a foundation for a two[…]
The longer you wait to fix your basement, the more damage you will have to contend with. The damage could be a result of unhealthy mold, reduced value of your home, structural problems, electrical and shock hazards. Infestation of insects, for example carpenter ants. Your best course of action would be to fix your basement[…]
Look for a waterproofer who is licensed. Look for a waterproofer who is insured. Look for a waterproofer who has liability and workman’s compensation policies. This is one way, you may know, it will be the same company doing the job and not a sub-contractor. Look for a waterproofer who has a strong presence within[…]
If you find a Gutter or Landscaping Company who will “guarantee you a dry basement” by doing either one of these projects, give me a call with their company’s phone number because I have a bridge in Brooklyn that I would like to sell them! These projects may redirect the water from downfall off of[…]
The water that is coming up through your floor is most likely a result of hydrostatic pressure. This means that you have an abundance of water under your home. Doing the before mentioned work may not completely solve your problem under your home. I must restate that most contractors only warranty the area in which[…]
The water coming through the crack is usually a symptom of a much larger problem. By patching the crack, you are not addressing why the water is behind the wall and why it is not draining correctly. The water, which follows the path of least resistant will usually find another way into the basement.
Using a waterproofing paint on the interior of the foundation walls could be the worst option to do in comparison to doing nothing. Concrete blocks and cinder blocks have hollow cavities inside them. This means these walls are completely hollow. Ground and surface water can make access inside your walls through cracks, mortar joints, or[…]
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Atlantic Coast Waterproofing, Inc. is owned and operated by Gary and Denice Lustig. Gary is the son of Greg Lustig who is one of the worlds leading authorities on basement waterproofing. Greg got his start 42 years ago in Boston, Massachusetts, working with the preservation of historical buildings. He still specializes in old brick and[…]
Mr. D. calls Atlantic Coast Waterproofing for a Free Inspection and Free Estimate. During the initial phone call with Atlantic Coast Waterproofing’s employee, Mr. D. briefly explains his home has a wet basement and is located in Waterford, Michigan. He states his home was built in 1968 and water is coming up through the floor.[…]
Mrs. T. calls in for a free inspection and free estimate. The home is located in Rochester Hills, Michigan and has a damp basement. Mrs. T. says she has a block foundation that was built in the 1980’s. The problem described was peeling paint, dark stains, mold, and mildew on her lower block walls. Our[…]