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Water Penetration and How to Waterproof Your Home

If you live in an area that gets an ample amount of rain and snow, chances are, you will come across many issues caused by water penetration, such as flooding or damp basements, garages, and other lower-level rooms, water stains on walls, and mold. Causes Unfortunately, water penetration is one of the most common and serious issues a homeowner can ...
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Foundation Settlement

As a homeowner, you already know that many things can go wrong within your home and that it’s not always easy to spot any underlying issues. For example, the issue of a foundation settlement often goes unnoticed because it happens gradually. But what exactly is foundation settlement? Simply put, foundation settlement is the term used to describe a ...
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Ice Damming on Roofs

With all of the snow, ice, and cold winds during wintertime, homeowners come across many issues regarding the upkeep of their homes and reducing energy costs.  These issues could range between cold drafts coming from old doors and windows to gutters blocked by ice and snow.  Another important issue that homeowners can run into is ice damm...
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Which Gutters and Downspouts are Right for You?

In order to know how to choose which gutters and downspouts are the best fit for your home, you must know everything from the different types of gutters and downspouts to their sizes and materials. Consulting a specialist is always recommended. Here’s a quick look at the types, sizes, and materials of gutters and downspouts: K-Style Gutters are cal...
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Importance of Gutters and Downspouts

If you live in an area that gets a good amount of rain, you’ll likely experience the occasional water damage to your home, especially along the ground floor or basement.  A good way to prevent this is to install gutters and downspouts, the sole purpose of which is to transport water away from the foundation of the house. However, in order for ...
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Types of Windows

Imagine this: you come home from work tired, cold, and ready to relax in the warmth of your home. You step inside your door, close it, and notice that the inside of your house is just as cold as it was outside. You think to yourself, how is that possible? Your windows were just recently sealed. But, you realize, your windows are incredibly old, so ...
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Why It’s Better to Invest in New Doors and Windows

The worst of winter is on its way, which means many people are beginning to weather-proof their doors and windows in order to retain the maximum amount of warmth inside their homes and to keep energy costs low. When it comes to weather-proofing doors and windows, there are always two options: A. Repairing existing doors and windows. OR B. Replacing...
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The Importance of Energy-Efficient Windows

Have you ever stepped inside a house without windows? Probably not. That’s because windows are an integral component of a house, offering warmth, ventilation, and a naturally well-lit, inviting home. However, poorly constructed or improperly installed windows can lead to high energy costs, so it’s important to understand the relationship between mo...
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Customer Reviews

Average rating for Deska Foundation Repair & Basement Waterproofing is 5 stars of 5 stars - based on 8 reviews
Engineering Services in Alexandria, VA
I had a very good experience with this company. We had an engineer come out and he was very knowledgeable and wrote a report and made some repair recommendations. We used them to do the work and I was very pleased with the completed project!
Gina M - Alexandria, VA 22301
Basement Waterproofing in Alexandria, VA
We were very pleased with Deska. Our foundation walls were cracked really badly. The engineer tested the walls and showed me that there was actually water coming through the walls at some areas and this was part of the problem. We ended up having the walls epoxy injected along with a drainage ...
John G - Alexandria, VA 22312
Foundation Repair in Alexandria, VA
Our home inspector found several issues with our foundation so he referred us to them. An engineer came out to look at the problems and provided us a report of the issues along with recommendations. We also used them to do the work which was nice and I didn't have to worry about searching for ...
Andrew H - Alexandria, VA 22312