Tag: basement repair

Avoiding Basement Woes

My brother-in-law used to hate it when it rained. His basement always got damp and musty even though his sump pump was working. Then he watched today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV. Mike Hogenson from Standard Water Control shows host Stuart Keith how to fix the problem by replacing the faulty drain tile system. […]

Taking Back Their Basement

The homeowners in today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV have a good sized basement but they haven’t been able to use it. Even though their sump pump works fine, their basement is always damp and smells musty. Mike Hogenson from Standard Water Control shows host Stuart Keith how to solve the problem by replacing […]

Drain Tile Keeps Your Basement Dry

Most homeowners don’t know much about drain tile or even if their home has it. But like many things in your home, you learn a lot about it when something goes wrong. The homeowners in today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV have a wet basement and can’t figure out why since their sump pump […]

Wet Basement Problem?

Spring is still a week away but heavy rains have already started in many parts of country. In addition to widespread flooding, many homeowners who never had problems before are now saddled with a wet basement. If you’re one of them, check out today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV. The homeowners have a working […]

A Spring Project Idea

If you’ve been spending the winter holed up in your basement family room or man cave, adding a basement egress window is a great idea for a spring project. In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, host Stuart Keith and Mike Hogenson from Standard Water Control show the process of digging, cutting into the foundation, framing and installing a […]

Drain Tile Video Has 70,000 Views

There must be a lot of homeowners out there with basement problems. Our video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV on replacing a drain tile system is coming up on 70,000 views on YouTube! In the video, Mike Hogenson from Standard Water Control shows host Stuart Keith how to solve a musty basement problem by replacing […]

Fixing A Damp And Musty Basement

Why do some homes have wet basement problems? Sometimes it doesn’t matter if the house is older or newer, it just always seems to have issues. The homeowners in today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV have a working sump pump but can’t figure out why they still have a damp and musty basement. Mike […]

Installing A Basement Egress Window

In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, host Stuart Keith and Mike Hogenson from Standard Water Control go through the process of digging, cutting into a foundation, framing and installing a basement egress window that meets local building code. Watch Today’s Home Remodeler this Saturday at 5:00 am and 11:30 am on WCCO TV-4 […]

Have Your Home Tested For Radon

Local officials in many municipalities are encouraging homeowners to get their homes tested for radon as this silent killer can cause lung cancer just like smoking cigarettes. It’s estimated that in some areas, up to 70% of homes may have radon levels which are considered unsafe. In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, Mike […]

Replacing A Faulty Drain Tile System

The homeowners in today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV have a working sump pump but their basement is still damp and musty. Mike Hogenson from Standard Water Control shows host Stuart Keith how to solve the problem by replacing the faulty drain tile system. Watch Today’s Home Remodeler this Saturday at 5:00 am on […]