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Dry Well Vs French Drain In Hyattsville, MD

French drain, Drain Stones Gravel Floor, Drainage Surface system for Storm Water around Perimeter House with Stainless Steel Grid or Mesh

Dry Well Vs French Drain In Hyattsville, MD Are you dealing with standing water in your Hyattsville yard? A dry well or French drain could be the solution. This blog post compares these two systems, helping you choose the best for your home. Keep reading to find out more! Understanding Dry Wells and French Drains […]

The Best Flooring For Basement Laundry Room In Hyattsville

Basement laundry room interior with a sink.

Choosing the right flooring for a basement laundry room in Hyattsville can be tricky. Basements are prone to moisture, which means not all flooring types will do.  Our guide lays out the top options that combine durability, style, and water resistance to tackle this challenge. Discover your perfect match and transform your laundry space! Key […]

Best Exterior Waterproofing Methods For A Strong Foundation Wall

Man Performing Exterior Waterproofing Methods for House Wall Basement Waterproofing In Lanham, MD

Worried about the dampness creeping into your basement and potentially damaging your home’s foundation?  Did you know that approximately 60% of U.S homes experience below-ground wetness at some point? This blog will guide you through some top-notch exterior basement waterproofing methods that can help keep your home dry and sustain its structural integrity. Ready to […]

Cast Iron Vs Plastic Sump Pumps: Which One Is Right For Your Needs?

Cast Iron Vs Plastic Sump Pumps Which One Is Right For Your Needs

Choosing between a cast iron and plastic sump pump can be daunting, especially when your home’s safety is on the line. Did you know that the material of your sump pump can significantly affect its longevity and functionality? This article aims to unravel the contrasts between cast iron vs plastic sump pumps, shedding light on […]

How To Combat Water Damage on Your Foundation Wall

How To Combat Water Damage on Your Foundation Wall

Protecting your home’s foundation is essential for its longevity and your peace of mind. Water damage is one of the most common and damaging threats to your foundation. From cracks and mold to structural instability, the consequences can be significant. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the causes of water damage, signs to […]

Interior vs Exterior Waterproofing: Which One Will Make A Better Investment?

A flooded basement

Dealing with water infiltration in your home can be a nightmare. Choosing the right waterproofing solution is critical to protect your property and your investments, but impossible to do it by yourself. In this blog post, we’ll explore the differences between interior vs exterior waterproofing methods, helping you understand their pros and cons so you […]

Discover What Is the Best Sealant for Basement Walls

Basement sealing in the form of concrete being applied by brush

If you need sealant applied to your basement’s walls, it’s best to employ a professional service, even though doing it yourself could save you money.  Companies specializing in this field, such as Capstone Waterproofing Solutions, have the training and experience to determine the state of your basement walls, select the optimal sealer for your space, […]

Do I Need An Egress Window?

Egress window for a basement

Egress windows are a vital part of any home, and every homeowner should know what they are and why they might need one.  In this blog post, we’ll explore what an egress window is, the requirements for having one by code, and some of the benefits of having an egress window in your home.  Stay […]

3 Common Causes of Clogged Interior Drainage Systems


An interior drainage system’s purpose is to keep your basement dry.  Interior drainage systems redirect water around your foundation into a drain tile system that carries the water to a sump pit for the sump pump to discharge the water away.  But what happens when this system becomes clogged and starts to fail?  Here are […]

Project Profile: Kensington, MD Foundation Repair

Waterproofing project in Washington DC

A common problem around Prince Georges and Montgomery County is homeowners not knowing that their foundation walls require repair. This is precisely what the Taylor family was dealing with! Their bowing wall was made worse by drywall framing and insulation covering the foundation wall. Here’s how we helped: First, we removed all of the drywall. […]