March 15, 2021 | Article Humidifier or Dehumidifier- What Do I Need? Relative humidity is a measure of how much water vapor is in the air in relation to how hot or cool it is. In our homes we typically want the relative humidity to stay between 30 and 50%. You probably don't think about how dry or moist your air is until you are uncomfortable.
March 12, 2021 | Article Lessons from a Three-Year Waterproofing Veteran in Papillion Important tips about preventing water in your basement. Ren Flickinger shares his view after visiting thousands of basements with water issues.
March 12, 2021 | Article Upgrading a Sump Pump in Hastings, Nebraska Sump pumps have come a long way over the years, and that is why sometimes you want to upgrade. A project in Hastings, Nebraska is just such an example.
March 10, 2021 | Case Study Bouncy and Uneven Floors Fixed in Winchester, Kansas New beam and support posts installed in Winchester, Kansas to fix cracked drywall and sagging floors.
March 10, 2021 | Before & After Waterproofing an Older Home with a Brick Foundation in Omaha Having a home that is 100 years old means that the homeowner must handle problems with unique solutions, especially repairing the foundation and waterproofing.
March 09, 2021 | Before & After Musty Smells Mitigated from Crawl Space in Pleasanton, KS Kansas homeowners surprised to find a solution to the damp Crawl Space that they'd been seeking to fix for years.
March 08, 2021 | Before & After Crawl Space Encapsulation Prevents Structural Damage in Forsyth, MO Branson-area homeowner takes the initiative to make sure their Crawl Space doesn't contribute to future structural damage.
March 08, 2021 | Before & After Waterproofing and Egress Solution "Fixes" the Camel's Back in Omaha Omaha homeowners decided it was time to call Thrasher. They'd repaired the floor in their basement five times and wanted to take care of it once and for all.
February 24, 2021 | Before & After Wet Crawl Space Transformed in Admire, Kansas Homeowner that had some health complications and an allergy to mold, needed to clean up and dry out their crawl space near Wichita.
February 22, 2021 | Article Should You Bury Your Sump Pump Discharge Pipe, or Not? Many customers ask us the question, "Should I bury my sump pump discharge line?" This article intends to answer that and other sump pump questions.
February 18, 2021 | Before & After Egress Window Solution Adds Resale Value in Wichita Homeowner returns to Thrasher for Egress Window Solution after great experience with waterproofing and wall settlement repair.
February 11, 2021 | Article Floor Jacks in Independence Puts Home on Solid Footing A new homeowner in Independence, MO found out that bouncing through his new home was not an option he was ready to live with. He called Thrasher and received some solid support for his flooring solution.
February 11, 2021 | Article Preventing Walk-Out Basement Leaks in Bennington Homeowners learn the importance of shoveling snow and ice away from walk-out door to preventing water intrusion.
January 25, 2021 | Article 5 Things to Consider Before You Start a Basement Remodel A basement remodel is functionally smart and an excellent investment in your home. Just make sure that your basement is remodel-ready.
January 20, 2021 | Before & After Crawl Space Encapsulation Stops Musty Smell in Wichita Home This homeowner had horrible smells coming up into her kitchen and the rest of the home. Thrasher traced it to the crawl space and suggested a permanent fix.
January 19, 2021 | Before & After Sump Pump Ensures Dry Basement in Grand Island | Thrasher This new homeowner purchased a home that previously had a wet basement repaired by Thrasher Foundation Repair and "inherited" the warranty that went along with it.
January 13, 2021 | Before & After Omaha Crawl Space Mold & Humidity Solutions This remodeled home's finished spaces felt damp and wood floors were buckling. To protect the homeowner's health and her investment, her crawl space issues needed to be addressed.
October 21, 2020 | Article There's an Easier Way to Manage a Frozen Discharge Pipe Midwest winter weather. Blustery, face numbing, cold. Just because it's winter, don't assume that water events won't occur in and around your home. It's not a pleasant time to be outside and checking to make sure your sump pump's discharge line is free of snow and ice. Here's what you need to know about avoiding a mid-winter cleanup in your basement.
October 16, 2020 | Article Sagging, Squeaky, Spongy, Sloping Floors If you've noticed your floors sagging or bouncing, you may have a more serious problem lurking in your crawl space. The columns that support the girders and joists that hold up your floor may have been placed too far apart when constructed. Or, moisture from the surrounding air may have caused them to rot and weaken. In any case, you need to support your floor, or it will continue to get worse.
October 09, 2020 | Article Fall Ready Clean up: Top 5 Things to Do Around Your Home Days get shorter. Leaves turn. Temperatures cool. Pumpkin spice is pervasive. These are all things that tell us that Fall is here, Winter is close behind, and the clock is ticking to get your home ready for the change of season.
September 11, 2020 | Before & After Egress Window Solution for a Growing Family in Eagle, Nebraska Thrasher Foundation Repair helped the Kosmicki's get something more from their home as they needed room to accommodate a growing family.
May 18, 2020 | Before & After Andy and Lila Kohls Crawl Space, Grand Island, NE The Kohls of Grand Island, NE found their perfect rural home - and a smelly crawl space to contend with that required a Thrasher Solution.
April 30, 2020 | Before & After Egress Window Brings Light and Safety Kraig and Katharine wanted more room. Their first thought was to add a guest room in their basement and an egress window for light and safety.
April 27, 2020 | Article Surviving Your First Flooded Basement Nobody likes to think about a flooded basement, but it is that time of year. Heavy spring rains can wreak havoc on a compromised foundation.
March 19, 2020 | Article Structural Repair Solutions For Sagging and Sinking Crawl Spaces Is your crawl space suffering? Thrasher offers repair solutions for sagging and sinking crawl spaces. See what you can do to counteract these issues.
March 18, 2020 | Before & After Wet Basement Problems Solved Thrasher crews installed an interior drainage system, sump pump and dehumidifier to solve this homeowner's wet basement problems.
August 26, 2019 | Article 4 Home Crawl Space Mistakes Did you DIY your basement crawl space? You may have made some common home crawl space mistakes. See how Thrasher can help set you off on the right foot to fixing these issues.
March 27, 2019 | Article Basement Humidity: What's Normal? Learn from our basement repair expert how high basement humidity levels can lead to potential health issues including mold growth, dust mites and allergies.
March 22, 2019 | Article Extreme Flooding: When (and when not) to Remove Water From Your Basement Removing water after your basement floods can cause damage to your home's foundation. If you've got more than a foot of water in your basement, read this.
March 19, 2019 | Article So Your Basement Flooded - Now What? What to do when your basement floods: minimize the damage to your basement, recover personal items and avoid safety hazards to both you and your foundation walls.
March 11, 2019 | Article How to Keep Water Out of Your Basement During Rain and Snow Melt Season Our basement waterproofing experts share some tips to help prevent water damage in your basement when it rains and thaws this spring.
March 08, 2019 | Article Egress Windows and Installation - The Thrasher Difference Egress windows help give your home more natural light and provide a safer alternative to normal basement windows. Contact Thrasher today to learn more!
March 08, 2019 | Article TripleSafe Sump Pump - The World's Most Reliable Pumping System What is the most reliable sump pump out there? Thrasher's TripleSafe pump. Learn more about this revolutionary product and how it can help you!
March 04, 2019 | Article IceGuard Sump Pump Discharge System Don't stress about ice buildup around your sump pump. Instead, contact Thrasher today to ask about our IceGuard sump pump discharge system!
February 14, 2019 | Article How Do I Know if My Sump Pump is Working? Learn how to check that your sump pump is working, and a solution for making sure your basement is protected if your sump pump fails or the power goes out.
October 02, 2018 | Before & After Egress Window Provides Light and an Escape The installation of an egress window provides an emergency exit, natural light and increase in home value for Omaha homeowner.
September 08, 2018 | Before & After Waterproofing and Bowed Wall Repair in Kansas City, MO Water in the basement kept this Kansas City homeowner from enjoying more living space. See what Thrasher Foundation Repair did in this exterior waterproofing case study.
July 15, 2018 | Before & After Egress Window Installed in Basement Bedroom - Leawood, KS When the homeowner wanted to add a basement bedroom, Thrasher Foundation Repair installed an egress window and exterior sump pump to meet code requirements.
June 08, 2018 | Before & After Retaining Wall Replacement in Leawood, KS A Leawood, Kansas homeowners' association was experiencing deteriorating timber retaining walls that required complete replacement.
May 28, 2018 | Article Choosing the Right Egress Window for Your Home Installing an Egress Window can be beneficial to not only your basement but your family as well. Working to keep both of these safe. Learn more!
April 02, 2018 | Article Moisture: Vented Vs. Sealed Crawl Spaces What's better, vented or sealed crawl spaces? Although there are advantages to both, it all comes down to the issues you are trying to solve.
January 24, 2018 | Article Why should you cover a sump pump? One of our basement waterproofing experts explains the importance of covering a sump pump and why Thrasher does it differently than other contractors.
November 16, 2017 | Article The Stack Effect: Air Movement in Your Home Is your home feeling a little humid? The stack effect could be the cause. Learn more on how this problem manifests and how to counteract these issues with the help of Thrasher.
June 01, 2017 | Article Not All Waterproofing Methods Are Equal Did you know that not all waterproofing methods are created equal? Some methods might not work for your home. See what we mean!
May 23, 2017 | Before & After French Drain Installed in Lee's Summit, MO Installing French drains is just one waterproofing option provided by Thrasher Foundation Repair. Take a look at this case study from Lee's Summit, MO.
January 14, 2017 | Article Top 3 Reasons Egress Windows Can Fail When considering an egress window and choosing an installer, it's important to be aware of the top 3 reasons why egress windows can fail.
December 12, 2016 | Before & After Interior Waterproofing System Installed in this Finished Basement in Overland Park, KS Water can enter your foundation walls through cracks that could be hidden behind finished surfaces; Thrasher Foundation Repair can help with your waterproofing needs.
August 14, 2016 | Article Common Egress Window DIY Problems When it comes to egress window installations there are a few really solid reasons to leave a project of this scale to the professionals.
April 30, 2016 | Article The Importance of a Battery Backup System Do you have a battery backup system? Well, you should! It can mean the difference between danger and safety for your family.
March 08, 2016 | Article WaterGuard Basement Waterproofing System WaterGuard is a basement waterproofing system that was engineered specifically to solve water problems without worry of clogging. Learn more!
March 08, 2016 | Article SmartDrain - Plumbing Leak System to Protect Your Crawl Space Discover how Thrasher's SmartDrain plumbing leak system helps you protect your crawl space by detecting leaks while draining water from the source.
March 08, 2016 | Article The Turtl - Crawl Space Access Well System In the need of a crawl space access well? Look no further than The Turtl from Thrasher. See how this system protects your home while providing easy access.
March 08, 2016 | Article SilverGlo - Crawl Space Insulation Product Crawl space insulation helps to protect your home from the outside elements in any weather condition. Lean more and see how SilverGlo can help!
March 08, 2016 | Article Crawl Space Vent Covers - Part of An Airtight Protection System Make Thrasher's crawl space vents covers a part of your air protection system to help keep your home safe from allergens and more!
March 08, 2016 | Article EverLast Crawl Space Door and Protection Cover The Everlast Crawl Space Door seals off outside air so your basement and home can be protected for years to come. Learn more about this Thrasher product!
March 08, 2016 | Article CleanSpace Crawl Space Encapsulation System Our CleanSpace crawl space encapsulation system reduces high humidity while improving indoor air quality and lowering utility bills. Learn more!
March 08, 2016 | Article WellDuct Basement Window Well Drain See how Thrasher's WellDuct window well drain works to drain water from your window to an interior perimeter drain so your home stays dry.
March 08, 2016 | Article SmartSump Crawl Space Sump Pump - Crawl Space Drainage System SmartSump is a sump pump system that is designed specifically for crawl spaces. Storing your sump pump has never been easier! Learn more from Thrasher.
March 08, 2016 | Article UltraSump Sump Pump - The Peace of Mind You're Looking For Finally get that peace of mind when it comes to your sump pump with Thrasher's UltraSump. See what this product involves and how we can help with install.
March 04, 2016 | Article DryTrak Basement Water Control System Keep water away from your basement and keep your home's foundation dry with the help of Thrasher's DryTrak water control system!
March 04, 2016 | Article SaniDry Sedona Basement Dehumidifier Is your basement humid and wet? See how Thrasher's SaniDry Sendona basement dehumidifier can help get rid of damp, musty air in your home.
March 04, 2016 | Article FloodRing Water Tank Leak Protection System Worried about water tank leak? Thrasher has the solution you've been looking for with the FloodRing protection system. Learn more!
March 04, 2016 | Article Trench Drain Basement Surface Drainage System Don't let surface water impact your home's foundation and basement. With Thrasher's Trench Drain System, we help keep your space dry and clean. See how!
March 04, 2016 | Article SuperSump Sump Pump System - Clean, Neat, Reliable It's time to keep your sump pump clean and neat with the help of the SuperSump sump pump system from Thrasher. See how it can help you keep a tidy home.
March 04, 2016 | Article Everlast Basement Wall Restoration System Restore your home's walls like never before with the help of our Everlast basement wall restoration system. Here's how to get started!
March 01, 2016 | Article Downspout Extensions - Keep Water Away From The Foundation Prevent basement flooding and water damage with the help of downspout extensions. Thrasher offers 3 options to best fit your needs and desired aesthetic.
February 22, 2016 | Article Top 4 Sources of Water Leaks Water leaks have been haunting homeowners since the invention of the basement, but where do they come from?
February 16, 2016 | Article Solving Dry Rot and Brown Rot Issues Dry rot is one of the most damaging forces on household wood. Learn how to prevent it by sealing out humidity from your basement or crawl space.
December 10, 2015 | Article The Importance of Indoor Air Quality Do you know the status of your indoor air quality? Poor air can be a danger to both your family and your home. Here's what you can do!
December 10, 2015 | Article Winter Basement Leaks - Why is it Happening? A harsh winter leads to basement leaks, but we've got the solution! Learn more about why this happens and what you need to keep your home protected.
November 13, 2015 | Article The Smart Jack Crawl Space Support System Discover how the Smart Jack crawl space support system can help sustain the health and structure of your home. Take a look!
November 12, 2015 | Article How to Repair Basement Window Leaks Water will find its way into your basement in any way it can - especially windows. If your house suffers from basement window leaks here's what to do.
October 26, 2015 | Article How to Fix Foundation Flooding Foundation flooding in homes both new and old is a common occurance, and they rarely happen only once. Here's what you need to know.
October 16, 2015 | Article Protect Yourself Against Plumbing Failures In Basements It's time to protect yourself against plumbing failures in your basment. Here's what you need to do and why it's important to your home.
October 16, 2015 | Article How Mold Affects Your Crawl Space Your crawl space is dark and damp, the perfect place for mold to grow. Do you know how this affects your home? Learn more and see how Thrasher can help.
October 16, 2015 | Article How to Repair Flooding and Leaking Cracks in Your Basement or Crawl Space Basement floor and wall crack repair contractors in Nebraska, Western Iowa & Kansas. Call for your free, no obligation home inspection now!
October 16, 2015 | Article How to Repair Wood Damaged by Rot, Mold, Termites, and Pests Does your home have wood damage caused by rot, mold, or even termites and other pests? Here's what you can do to help repair and prevent.
October 16, 2015 | Article Repairing Termite and Pest Damage and Preventing Infestations If the wood of your home is showing signs of damage from pest infestations, Thrasher is here to help you. Learn more about what you can do!
October 16, 2015 | Article What Works (And What Doesn't) When Installing or Replacing Basement Windows Nothing adds light and natural beauty to a dark basement like installing new basement windows. See what works best to make this installation easy!
October 16, 2015 | Article Preventing Flooding Through Basement Stairways And Hatchway Doors If your basement is flooding from the stairs and hatchway entryway, we can help! Learn more about preventing this issues and ensuring the job is done right.
October 16, 2015 | Article CleanSpace(R) Basement Wall Barriers Upgrade your basement with our mold-resistant, attractive vapor basement wall barriers. See how this product can help your home.
October 16, 2015 | Article How to Create a Dry, Usable Space in Your Basement Are you struggling to keep your basement dry? Thrasher has tips on the best way to create a dry, usable space for the entire family.
October 16, 2015 | Article IceGuard(R) Discharge Line System Thrasher is now offering the IceGuard Discharge Line System! Understand how this waterproofing system can help your basement.
October 16, 2015 | Article SmartSump(TM) Crawl Space Sump Pump SmartSump is the latest in crawl space sump pump solutions. Get in contact with Thrasher to get your system today!
October 16, 2015 | Article Zoeller(R) Sump Pump Systems Do you need a new sump pump system for your home? Thrasher stands behind Zoeller Sump Pump Systems. See how you can benefit!
October 16, 2015 | Article Backup Sump Systems & Battery Backup Pumps for a Dry Basement The best way to make sure your home is protected from a sump systems failure is to have a backup sump pump ready to operate in an emergency.
July 27, 2015 | Article Simple Sump Pump Maintenance Three sump pump maintenance tips to ensure your sump pump system is in good working order for the rest of the year. Take a look!
October 16, 2014 | Article Gutter Downspout Extensions When your gutters discharge water, much of it can seep directly into the soil around your home. See how gutter downspout extensions can help.
October 16, 2014 | Article The DryTrak Baseboard Basement Drain Pipe System The DryTrak baseboard basement drain pipe system is the perfect solution to keeping your basement dry and safe from the elements.
October 16, 2014 | Article Powerful, Simple Humidity Control for Your Basement Learn more about implementing simple humidity control for your home. Here's how to keep your basement dry, safe, and comfortable!
October 16, 2014 | Article The TrenchDrain(TM) Grated Drainage Pipe System Thrasher is now offering a TrenchDrain Grated drainage pipe system to help keep your basement safe from water all year round. Learn more!
October 16, 2014 | Article Pros and Cons of Repairing Your Wet Basement with an Exterior French Drain One way of basement waterproofing is to install an Exterior French Drain system along the perimeter of your home. But, is it the best option?
October 16, 2014 | Article The WaterGuard Below-Floor French Drain System If you need to fix leaking concrete walls, a Waterguard Below Floor French drain system might be the solution to your problems. Learn more!
October 16, 2014 | Article The WaterGuard(R): IOS Iron Ochre Perimeter Drain System Learn more about how an iron Ochre Perimeter drain system can help protect your home from water flooding and leaks.
October 16, 2014 | Article How to Repair Leaky Basement Walls Does your house suffer from leaky basement walls? Here's what you can do to repair and prevent this from happening in your home.
October 16, 2014 | Article Basement Repair: How & Where Basements Leak Better understand how and where basements are most likely to leak so that you can be as prepared as possible. Take a look!
October 16, 2014 | Article How to Dry a Wet Basement by Placing a Perimeter Drainage System Inside Your Home Wet basement? Thrasher to the rescue! See how you can use our Perimeter Drainage System to dry out your basement in a time of need.
August 18, 2014 | Article Flood Prevention: How to Troubleshoot Your Sump Pump If you're experiencing trouble with your sump pump system, check out these useful at-home troubleshooting techniques before calling the pros.
October 27, 2013 | Article Winter Checklist for Your Home Is your home ready for a chilly and harsh winter? Don't let your home take a beating! Instead, use this checklist to ensure you've got everything covered.
August 14, 2013 | Article Yearly Sump Pump Maintenance by Thrasher It's that time of year again when you need sump pump maintenance. Not sure who to turn to? Discover how the experts at Thrasher can help fulfill your needs!
May 27, 2011 | Article Five Steps to a Dry Basement Are you struggling to maintain a dry basement, especially during the rainy season? Here are 5 steps you can take to protect your home.
June 07, 2010 | Article Wet Basement - A Common Problem in the Spring A wet basement can be a common problem when spring hits. Here's what you need to do in order to counteract the effects of the season.
February 03, 2010 | Article Why Do Basements Leak? Learn from the Nebraska Basement Experts Thrasher has been experts in the basement industry for over 40 years, and we know a know a thing or two about why the leak. Learn more!
July 02, 2009 | Before & After Home Humidity Problems Solved With Crawl Space Encapsulation After years of problems with humidity in their home, the Andersons turned to Thrasher for crawl space encapsulation and repair.