Basement Defender Blog

Welcome to the Basement Defender blog! This is where we will post a variety of information from helpful tips to industry news to technical information about our products and the industry.

Sick Building Syndrome

I first became aware of this at my last company I worked for where they remodeled the office with new flooring, paint, etc. One

IBS Show 2022 Orlando

We are prepping for the International Builders Show in Orlando, February 8th – 10th. There is so much work and expense that goes to

Post CES Show 2022

We just got back from the CES show in Las Vegas. A lot of vendors pulled out, attendance was only a third of pre-Covid,


Many people don’t have basements but have crawl spaces. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air pollution is among the top five health

Why did Basement Defender add a router network for the new 2.0 Basement Defenders?

Basement Defender 2.4Ghz WiFi Router The new Basement Defender now comes with it’s own 2.4GHz WiFi router and network so it will auto connect

High Water Tables and Your Home?

The underground water table plays a role in home construction, foundation stability and home comfort. Because the groundwater table is so significant, it behooves

The Toxicity of Groundwater

Help! My Pet/Cat or Dog is drinking the groundwater out of my Sump Pit. It’s always a good idea to keep your sump pit

Snakes in your Basement, Crawl Space or Sump Pit

Remember that as repulsive as snakes & spiders are, they control the pests you do not want in your home like rats, mice, ants

Mold Testing in Your Home and the Health Risks

In 2004 the Institute of Medicine (IOM) found there was sufficient evidence to link indoor exposure to mold with upper respiratory tract symptoms, cough,

Snow Melt – Spring Thaw

Most people don’t realize the relationship with snow and groundwater. Spring is a time when heavy snow dissipates and leaves large amounts of snowmelt

The importance of daily testing your sump pump.

 Do you know if your sump pump is working? Better yet, do you know if it’s not working? Why should you test your sump