Basement Waterproofing
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, 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, 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 […]

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 […]

10 months, 1 week ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
What to Know About Weeping Tiles Winter can be a fun and exciting time of year. From the holidays to the winter activities, winter is packed with things to keep you occupied. The winter months also mean cold weather and early sunsets, which makes many of us looking forward to the warmth of Spring. The warmer weather may be good for […]

1 year ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
Offset your Mortgage by Renting out your Basement With the ever climbing price of real estate in the Greater Toronto Area, and the new mortgage stress-test, why not try offsetting your mortgage by renting out your basement. Being a landlord is a big responsibility that comes with many rules and regulations. One of the main things you must think about before you decide […]

1 year, 2 months ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing, Uncategorized 0
Costs and Causes of Basement Floods No matter where you live, a basement flood is always a possibility. Regardless of if you live on a floodplain or near any bodies of water, your basement may still be at risk. A leaky basement could not only be hazardous to your home but could also affect the health of you and your family. […]

1 year, 2 months ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
Keeping your Basement Dry this Winter For everyone who is in love with winter, the sight of the first snowfall is magical! It’s that time of the year where you can put on fuzzy slippers, a cozy blanket and warm up with some hot chocolate. We all wish for a snow-covered winter, but as the snow melts in the springtime, the […]