Artificial Underground Rivers

As our need for infrastructure rises, sometimes it makes sense for us to bury nearby rivers—so they don’t rise to damage the world we occupy. Last time we discussed levees, which also serve the purpose of controlling waterways near our densely populated cities. Today, we’re going to focus on something that achieves the same outcome […]

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Let’s Learn About Levees

While their mechanics are different from the basement waterproofing services we provide to Montgomery County, PA homes every day, levees serve a similar purpose insofar as they’re like the waterproofing mechanism for entire cities. Thus, we thought it would be interesting to delve into the world of levees, and learn a thing or two about […]

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Skyscraper Foundations

Part of why our foundation repair services are necessary in the Northeastern states we serve is because there are more traditional basements in those areas than there are in warmer places. That’s because in a colder climate, you have to dig below the frost line if you want to build a structurally sound house. And […]

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Three of the World’s Best Waterfalls

If your home has minor waterfalls running down its basement walls, we can confirm that’s not supposed to be happening. It’s probably time to call your trusty Philadelphia basement waterproofing company. Hint: that’s us.   But that doesn’t mean waterfalls aren’t wonderful in general. Check out these facts about some of our favorites!   Niagara […]

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3 Great Floods in U.S. History

As the premier basement waterproofing contractor in Chester County, PA and other towns across the Northeast, if there’s one thing we can’t stand, it’s flooding. So naturally, we decided to delve into brief histories of some of America’s most notable floods.   Let’s dive right in to looking at examples that show just how powerful […]

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They Built That Underground?

Here at Value Dry, we love all which lies below. Naturally, the hidden underground networks of things—for their various uses—scattered beneath cities around the world are fascinating to us. Whether it’s New York City’s subway network, the massive basement additions under London’s mansions or even Montreal’s underground city, it’s amazing how much goes on underneath […]

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Stunning Underground Homes

Here at Value Dry, there’s no denying that we’re privy to what we think is the most underrated part of a house: Its basement, of course!   As the go-to basement waterproofing company in Pennsylvania and other nearby states, there’s no denying that not only do we value dry basements, but we also just value […]

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Deck Out Your Basement After It’s Sealed

All right, our part is done. Hooray! We completely sealed your basement, and you can now rest assured knowing that you won’t ever have a Not-Your-Average Joe situation on your hands. Just look at all those valuable rusty tools, saw stands, stacks of National Geographic and cans of peas circa 1994 that will never be […]

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The Tale of Not-Your-Average Joe

Once upon a time there was a homeowner. We’ll call him Joe.   Joe was a noble, hardworking man, who always aimed to do right by his family, community and self. By no means was he an average Joe, but rather, he was a hero of the common man. You know, the type of guy […]

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Is Your Basement Due for A Sealing?

Whether in the metaphorical or physical sense of the term, the foundation you build upon must be sturdy. It carries the weight of all that lies on top of it and determines whether that structure as a whole survives or fails when faced with turmoil, such as a powerful storm.   In other words, your […]

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