Posts Categorized: Basement

Basement, Waterproofing | Jun. 17th, 2022 | 0

Sump Pumps: What They Are, What They Do & How They Can Help Homeowners

If there is flooding in your basement, your first priority should be to get rid of the water as soon as possible. A damp basement is often a precursor for basement structural issues and may also lead to the growth of black mold and mildew. To prevent these water issues, you can remove all the… Read more »

Basement | Apr. 25th, 2022 | 0

Signs of Basement Water Damage for Portland House Hunters

Here in the Pacific Northwest, buying a home can be a risky proposition (and that’s not just because of the white-hot housing market). Given our region’s wet weather, water damage in homes is extremely common. And while many home sellers will disclose any sort of water damage a home has experienced, not all will. For… Read more »

Basement, Residential, Waterproofing | Nov. 3rd, 2021 | 0

5 Reasons Your Basement Needs Waterproofing

Living in the Pacific Northwest has plenty of perks, including the beautiful greenery and plant life we enjoy year round. Unfortunately, the lush environment comes with a long rainy season, which can wreak havoc on your home if it’s not properly waterproofed. Water intrusion is one of the top concerns for homeowners living in the… Read more »

Basement, Rock Solid Waterproofing | Jun. 5th, 2020 | 0

Everything You Need to Know About Basement Remodels

  At Rock Solid, we think that one of the best ways to improve your home and add more usable space is through a basement remodel. In addition to consistently being ranked as an incredible return on investment, they also can add a lot of functionality to your home.  Read on to learn more about…… Read more »

Basement, Export | Jan. 6th, 2020 | 0

How to Improve Your Basement

  Imagine all you could do with extra square footage in your home! Are you sick of the gym? Why not turn your basement into an exercise room? Don’t like having the TV in your living room? Create a mini home theater (and/or video game room) downstairs. Does your teenager want her own room? How… Read more »

Basement, Export, Flooring, Residential, Rock Solid Waterproofing, Waterproofing | Nov. 22nd, 2017 | 0

Guide to Winterizing Your Home

In the Pacific Northwest, ensuring your home is ready for winter is crucial. Given the amount of rain and harsh weather your Portland or Vancouver home will receive, not doing so can be costly. In this month’s post, we’ve outlined essential home winterization tips to keep your house dry this winter. All of these tips… Read more »

Basement, Flooring, Rock Solid Waterproofing | Nov. 8th, 2017 | 0

How to Properly Clean and Care for Your Floor

Flooring is one of the most important aspects of a room to consider. Whether it’s the functional capabilities of the floor or the beauty it brings to the space, the right floor can truly make a room come together. But, even the toughest floor needs some love. No matter the material, it needs proper care… Read more »

Basement, Export, Flooring, Residential, Waterproofing | May. 15th, 2017 | %

How to Spot Water Damage In Your Home

Water damage causes more headaches for homeowners in the Portland and Vancouver area than just about anything else. Why? Because in many cases, water damage can go unnoticed for a long time, leading to serious problems that are difficult (and expensive) to repair. In today’s post, we’re going to take a look at the most… Read more »

Basement, Export, Flooring, Residential | Mar. 28th, 2017 | 0

How To Transform Your Basement Into a Useful Space: A Step-By-Step Guide

Many homes in the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA metro areas have a basement. Unfortunately, that basement space is often unfinished. Unfinished basement space is most common in older homes, particularly the charming craftsman homes and bungalows found in local neighborhoods. Many homeowners, especially as their families grow, look to find ways to take advantage… Read more »



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