Foundation Repair
3 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
Why it’s Beneficial to have a Waterproofed Basement in the Winter Many homeowners have experienced some sort of water related damage to their home. This isn’t uncommon, especially during the winter season. The biggest damage is usually seen inside of your home, but the problem may reside on the outside of your home. To avoid dampness and leaks this winter, it is a good idea to […]

3 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
Everything you need to know about Sump Pumps Sump Pumps are a device that is used to direct excessive groundwater away from the foundation of a home, in order to prevent leaks. Here is a list of everything that you need to know about Sump Pumps! Are Sump Pumps Loud? The noise that your Sump Pump is making can show whether the system […]

4 months, 2 weeks ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
How to Recognize a Foundation Crack and What to Do About it During seasonal changes, temperatures can fluctuate in a short period of time which can wreak havoc on your home’s foundation. Even if you have not experienced them, you have probably heard terrible stories of shifting foundations and water damage that can be expensive to repair. How can you know if a small crack can turn […]

4 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
How to Get Your Home Ready for Winter The cool fall and winter air is quickly dismissing summer. In order to ensure that you enjoy the cooler weather without stress, you need to prepare your basement for excess water and snow build up. It is highly likely that your basement can get damaged from the inevitable rain and snow that comes during the […]

5 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
From Damp Crawlspace to Awesome Man Cave No house is complete without a man cave. Maybe now is the time for you to begin your long-awaited project. Basements have all sorts of uses and if you use yours creatively, you can make the ideal man cave. Before beginning any new basement project, check every aspect of the basement. Make sure to install […]

5 months, 2 weeks ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
How do you Stop Water from Coming into your Basement? This year, the Greater Toronto Area has seen an unusually wet summer. There has been more rain than sunshine, and apart from ruining beach plans, it is highly likely that the ongoing rain can lead to water damage in homes. When houses are built from scratch, they are rarely ever waterproofed and protected from potential […]

6 months ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair 0
42 Years of Knowledge, Experience, and Longevity Are you currently residing in the GTA? From Mississauga to Milton, Toronto to Burlington, G.J Macrae is ready to serve you! About G.J Macrae G.J Macrae is a family owned and operated company that has been in business since 1975. At G.J Macrae, our staff are licensed waterproofing specialists. Over the past 42 years, we […]

7 months ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
Building Toronto Home Equity with Basement Crawl Space Expansion The housing market in Toronto continues to climb with no cooling period in sight. This is causing many residents to search for and consider different ways to increase their home’s equity. Many homeowners begin with a traditional renovation of the house. From revamping the kitchen to completely redoing the bathroom, renovations are used to attract […]

8 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
Toronto Braces for an Era Where Heavy Rain and Flooding is “The New Normal” April showers aren’t the only thing that Toronto has to worry about anymore. May 2017 brought large amounts of rain which has resulted in historically high water levels to the lakeshore area and the Toronto Islands. This led to the closure of the Toronto Island and the halting of all ferry services. The Island has […]

9 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
Buyer Beware in the Crazy World of House Flipping As the prices in the GTA housing market continues to rise, it is important for those people looking to purchase a home to be aware that there is an increase in houses that are being purchased and flipped. A home that is being “flipped” means that it was purchased at a lower price, quickly and […]