News and Events

Radon detection kits coming to 10 Nova Scotia communities. By Anjuli Patil, CBC News Posted: Oct 31, 2016 7:30 AM AT

Monday, October 31st, 2016

an OVERWHELMED SUMP PUMP is a very common issue that we solve regularly. Many standard sump pumps simply don't have the pumping capacity that's required during heavy rain...

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

WHY WAIT TO FIX your basement until you are trying to sell We receive a number of calls on a regular basis from homeowners that need to have their basement repaired be...

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

First rain in a while ... Why does my basement leak if the ground is soooooo DRY. My Basement Flooded ... Why did the ground not soak up all the water on this rain? ...

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Lessons in leakage. Powdery white stains on the wall (efflorescence) indicate water seepage.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

When mold spores are present, they quickly multiply and spread, and exposure to the spores can cause severe health concerns!

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Up to 50% of the air you breathe on the first floor comes from the basement. This means that whatever is in your basement air - this includes mold, rot, dust mites - you ...

Monday, January 18th, 2016

The crawlspace is actually a very important area in your home, and its condition can greatly impact your health - you may even be at risk for serious illness and not even...

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

It costs more to heat and cool a home with a dirt crawl space.

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Ridgeback Basement Systems has joined the nationally recognized Foundation Supportworks™, Inc. network of the nation’s most highly trained and experienced foundation ...

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Rain soaked parts of Nova Scotia with a month's worth of precipitation in 24 hours overnight Sunday into Monday.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

People sometimes try to ignore their basements if it’s not a space they use, but just because you can’t see a problem, doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Look what this Halifax home owner found LURKING behind a door while doing a basement inspection.

Friday, September 6th, 2013

In the event of the unthinkable, your home’s sump pump is going to the first line of defense.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Are you covered if your sump breaks down?

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Systems that sit in the mud can become part of the mud. How many times do you want to have your basement waterproofed?

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Halifax Basement Systems, serving greater Nova Scotia, met some great local customers at the Ideal Home Show in Exhibition Park, Halifax last weekend.

Monday, April 8th, 2013


Thursday, March 28th, 2013

The Sackville Football and Baseball Fields might look like your basement.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

The importance of installing a full perimeter WaterGuard system as your basement could be leaking in a finished area.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

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