Foundation Repair
6 hours, 20 minutes ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
From Damp Crawlspace to Awesome Man Cave

No house is complete without a man cave. Maybe now is the time for you to begin your long-awaited project. Basements have all sorts of uses and if you use yours creatively, you can make the ideal man cave. Before beginning any new basement project, check every aspect of the basement. Make sure to install […]

1 week ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
How do you Stop Water from Coming into your Basement?

This year, the Greater Toronto Area has seen an unusually wet summer. There has been more rain than sunshine, and apart from ruining beach plans, it is highly likely that the ongoing rain can lead to water damage in homes. When houses are built from scratch, they are rarely ever waterproofed and protected from potential […]

3 weeks ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing, Foundation Repair 0
42 Years of Knowledge, Experience, and Longevity

Are you currently residing in the GTA? From Mississauga to Milton, Toronto to Burlington, G.J Macrae is ready to serve you! About G.J Macrae G.J Macrae is a family owned and operated company that has been in business since 1975. At G.J Macrae, our staff are licensed waterproofing specialists. Over the past 42 years, we […]

1 month, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
Building Toronto Home Equity with Basement Crawl Space Expansion

The housing market in Toronto continues to climb with no cooling period in sight. This is causing many residents to search for and consider different ways to increase their home’s equity. Many homeowners begin with a traditional renovation of the house. From revamping the kitchen to completely redoing the bathroom, renovations are used to attract […]

3 months ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
Toronto Braces for an Era Where Heavy Rain and Flooding is “The New Normal”

April showers aren’t the only thing that Toronto has to worry about anymore. May 2017 brought large amounts of rain which has resulted in historically high water levels to the lakeshore area and the Toronto Islands. This led to the closure of the Toronto Island and the halting of all ferry services. The Island has […]

4 months ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
Buyer Beware in the Crazy World of House Flipping

As the prices in the GTA housing market continues to rise, it is important for those people looking to purchase a home to be aware that there is an increase in houses that are being purchased and flipped. A home that is being “flipped” means that it was purchased at a lower price, quickly and […]

4 months ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
Different Types of Basement Cracks

From bone chilling nights to fall-like days, the weather this winter fluctuated more than in past winters. When the temperature changes so drastically in a short period of time, the ground freezes and thaws which can cause cracks in your basement. Now that we’ve felt the April showers, these cracks may allow water to enter […]

4 months, 2 weeks ago Posted in: Foundation Repair 0
An Ounce of Prevention vs. A Pound of Cure

It’s that time of the year of again. Spring is in the air, which means that melting snow and sleet are about to be one of your home’s worst enemies! No matter how great your house may be, your home could be in grave danger with a damaging foundation. Structural foundation repairs are costly and […]

5 months ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
What to Know About Weeping Tiles

Winter can be a fun and exciting time of year. From the holidays to the winter activities, winter is packed with things to keep you occupied. The winter months also mean cold weather and early sunsets, which makes many of us looking forward to the warmth of Spring. The warmer weather may be good for […]

7 months, 2 weeks ago Posted in: Basement Waterproofing 0
Offset your Mortgage by Renting out your Basement

With the ever climbing price of real estate in the Greater Toronto Area, and the new mortgage stress-test, why not try offsetting your mortgage by renting out your basement. Being a landlord is a big responsibility that comes with many rules and regulations. One of the main things you must think about before you decide […]