The Healthy Way
Unlike other waterproofers in New Jersey, we provide our customers with a streamlined process for all of their waterproofing needs. Our goal is to get to the crux of your home’s issues. If we spot signs of water in your basement, we go right to the source of the problem, working hard to fix structural deficiencies to prevent problems like mold growth and foundation damage. We are proud to be New Jersey’s one-stop shop for all of your basement waterproofing needs. New Jersey homeowners choose Healthy Way because our experts are friendly, experienced, harworking, and fully certified. We won’t rest until your waterproofing problems are solved. Because we specialize in both interior and exterior waterproofing services, you won’t have to worry about hiring a laundry list of contractors to correct your moisture problems. With Healthy Way provides all-inclusive basement waterproofing in Matawan, it’s no surprise that New Jersey residents trust Healthy Way to make their homes more livable every day.
The Healthy Way Difference
At Healthy Way, we strive to set ourselves apart from the competition by offering the best basement waterproofing services in New Jersey. We won’t be happy with our work until you are 100% satisfied, whether you need a thorough moisture inspection or a large-scale waterproofing project. Our basement waterproofing experts are certified, trained, and have worked on more than 4,000 repairs. They understand that your moisture problems aren’t like anybody else’s, which is why all of our waterproofing proposals are created specifically for your home. You won’t find any “one-size-fits-all” solutions here, and we wouldn’t have it any other way.
- Best warranties in the industry
- Free initial inspection
- Full-service basement waterproofing
- Mold remediation
- Foundation repair
- Water management solutions tailored to your unique situation
Once your basement waterproofing project is complete, we make it a point to keep our staff available to address any questions or concerns you may have. Our goal is your 100% satisfaction, from the moment you call our office to schedule an inspection to the time you sign off on our work.
Waterproofing Services in New Jersey
With more than two decades of experience and a team of fully certified and trained waterproofing professionals, there is no waterproofing project in New Jersey that we can’t handle. When not addressed, water and moisture problems can cause serious health risks for your family. We’re talking buckling walls, sinking foundations, and even toxic mold. With your home’s value and your family’s health on the line, you must attack these problems head-on, and the best way to do that is by bringing in the Healthy Way team. Some signs of existing water problems in your home can include:
- Signs of rust or oxidation on metal fixtures
- Mildew residue
- Water stains on your foundation’s walls and floors
- Erosion of your concrete
- Mineral deposits found on pipes
- Flooded landscaping after heavy rain or snow
- Pooling water around your foundation’s interior
- Humidity levels above 60% in your basement or crawlspace
Basement Waterproofing in Matawan
Healthy Way has been providing the most trusted, effective basement waterproofing in New Jersey since 2007. Waterproofing your basement is crucial to protecting the value of your home and the safety of your family. That is why we only employ the best, brightest, fully-certified experts, who will treat your home like it was their very own. Taking shortcuts just isn’t in our nature. We use innovative technology and time-tested techniques to discover and solve your basement’s water-related problems.
Because basement wall leaks and water seepage are often caused by structural issues, external waterproofing is required. While some companies only seal the interior walls of your basement, Healthy Way goes the extra mile to fix your water issues inside and out. That way, your basement leaks stop for good.
Once we find the root of the water issues in your basement, we will get to work on a custom-designed solution that will exceed your basement waterproofing needs.
Our basement waterproofing services in New Jersey help prevent the following problems:
- Mold growth, which can cause serious health hazards for your family
- Basement flooding
- Loss of valuables
- Serious water damage to your home’s walls and floors
- Decrease in home value
Don’t wait to address the moisture developing in your basement – call Healthy Way today for a customized solution to your water seepage problems.
What Causes Moisture in Your Basement?
It’s easy to spot water leaking through a crack in your basement, but most homeowners don’t know that there is a potential for water issues without heavy rains or obvious signs of standing water. At Healthy Way, we try to educate our clients on the real causes of water in your basement. Here are two of the most common reasons why you might need basement waterproofing in Matawan:
The “Clay Bowl” Effect
It might not be evident on the surface, but many basements are built in a below-grade dip, which is surrounded by backfill. Because backfill is made up of soil that was removed during foundation digging, it creates an empty shape or “bowl” effect. Once the foundation is finished, this loose soil is placed back around the foundation. Unfortunately, soil of this consistency is more absorbent and porous than the undisturbed soil around it, which is hard-packed and less porous. When rain or thunderstorms occurs, the soil closest to your home becomes saturated, putting pressure on your basement walls.
This kind of pressure affects homeowners with property built below the water table or on a hillside where water runs down a hill. When the soil around your foundation becomes saturated, it will expand and put intense pressure on the walls of your foundation and basement. This pressure can create cracks, giving water an easy route into your basement.
How Healthy Way Solves Your Basement Waterproofing Needs
Having a wet basement not only puts your health at risk, it lowers the value of your home and makes it more difficult to sell. The good news? We offer a number of waterproofing services and products to solve your problems fast. A few of our solutions include:
- Sump pumps
- Perimeter drainage systems
- Doorway drainage systems
- High-strength washer hoses
- Floor and wall crack repair
- Replacement windows
- Flood protection for your water heater
When you use Healthy Way for basement waterproofing in New Jersey, you can rest easy knowing that all our systems come with a written, lifetime warranty. This warranty is transferrable, meaning you can re-establish your home’s value and give future owners confidence knowing that their new home is protected.
The Healthy Way Basement Waterproofing Process
Because every home is different, your basement waterproofing solution could be vastly different than that of your next-door neighbor. Many factors play a part when it comes to keeping your basement dry and safe for living. As a general rule, we approach each issue with a “prevention over repair” mindset. By taking this stance, we give our clients a more cost-effective, long-term resolution. We’re not in the business of putting a “Band-Aid” on your water problem – we want to fix your issue completely, so you don’t have to worry about recurring problems. Our effective basement waterproofing systems include a mix of the following strategies:
Interior waterproofing methods usually start with our team ensuring that any holes or cracks in your basement floors, walls, and windows are sealed properly. Sealing cracks in your basement is an important first step since this is usually the first place where water can enter your home. Our sealants keep your basement dry and help prevent more moisture from finding its way into your home. Interior waterproofing strategies like these also help lower humidity levels in your basement. While sealants and other interior waterproofing strategies help correct initial issues, they don’t usually solve the underlying problem causing leaks in your basement. Those issues are most often found outside your home.
Once our team is finished with your interior waterproofing, we will move to the exterior of your home. Waterproofing the outside of your home is often a more complex, nuanced goal. Because of the difficult nature of exterior waterproofing, we recommend you consult with our team of professionals before tackling the job on your own. Generally speaking, our team beings the outdoor waterproofing process by excavating the soil around your home’s foundation. Once we remove the soil surrounding your foundation, our experts will apply a polymer-based sealant to any cracks we discover. This sealant is a long-term solution and should remain intact for the life of your home. While the Healthy Way team solves your outdoor moisture problems, we will also check your downspouts, to make sure they aren’t clogged. An inefficient gutter system does a poor job of directing water away from your home’s foundation, which can cause more moisture to seep into your basement over time.
One of the most common reasons that people need basement waterproofing in cityname is because they have a poor drainage system. A proper drainage system is paramount in keeping your basement dry and your family safe. These systems are meant to direct water away from your home and come in many forms, from French Drains to simple systems like ground soil. If you’re thinking of installing a complex drainage system, save yourself some time and check the soil around your foundation first to make sure it isn’t retaining moisture. If a more complex system like a sump pump is required, it’s best to work with certified professionals like those at Healthy Way, to make sure your drainage system is installed correctly.
WHICH WATERPROOFING SOLUTION IS RIGHT FOR ME?
Because every home is different, it’s hard to say what kind of waterproofing solution is right for your situation. Most homeowners require a combination of interior and exterior waterproofing. There are dozens of factors that come into play when it comes to waterproofing your home, so the answer to your problem may be different than your neighbor’s. The good news is that Healthy Way is fully equipped to handle whatever moisture issue you’re having. We will work tirelessly to make certain your basement is dry, mold-free, and safe to enjoy. That way, you can get back to living life rather than worrying about mold growth or foundation damage.Contact Us
GET IT DONE RIGHT, THE FIRST TIME
Other companies may offer temporary or partial solutions. At Healthy Way, we believe in correcting the problem completely, so you save money and have long-term peace of mind. Our goal is to fix your problem to prevent it from coming back, or we won’t do the work!
If you require quality basement waterproofing, it all starts with a FREE inspection from our certified waterproofing experts. We will take as much time as you need to find your problem, develop a solution, and walk you through our process step-by-step.
Don’t let water leaks and foundation damage create a dangerous environment in your home; contact the experts at Healthy Way today!
Latest News in Matawan
N.J. board of education member who called VP Kamala Harris a ‘street walker’ apologizes
A retired Linden schools administrator and teacher who now serves on the board of education has issued an apology after referring to Vice President Kamala Harris as a “street walker” and “wingnut” on Facebook earlier this month.“I would ask the public to be open to my heartfelt apology,” Gregory A. Martucci wrote in a text to NJ Advance Media on Wednesday morning. “This was an offensive comment which does n...
A retired Linden schools administrator and teacher who now serves on the board of education has issued an apology after referring to Vice President Kamala Harris as a “street walker” and “wingnut” on Facebook earlier this month.
“I would ask the public to be open to my heartfelt apology,” Gregory A. Martucci wrote in a text to NJ Advance Media on Wednesday morning. “This was an offensive comment which does not reflect who I am in both my private and public lives. My actions to this point have always reflected positive support for all women and for all cultures. I assure that I will continue to support all women and all cultures. I would ask each of you to be receptive to my public apology and sincere regret for this injurious comment. There will be no further explanation or comment from me.”
Martucci wrote the comment June 8 in response to a video created by pro-Donald Trump comedian Terrence K. Williams and shared on a public Facebook page titled “I grew up in Linden, NJ.”
Martucci’s was responding to Williams’ introduction to the video, which read, “Kamala is a hypocrite. She said ‘do not come’ to the people who want to come illegally but in this video you will see her bash the wall and act like (President Trump) was a bad man for saying the same thing.”
In a twice-edited comment, Martucci then wrote, “She is right off the wingnut streets of San Francisco what do you expect from a street walker who has no clue about America.”
School board president Carlos Rivas condemned his fellow board member’s comments.
“It was very disheartening to see the negative comments made by (Martucci) on social media,” Rivas said in an emailed statement. “In no way, shape or form (do) I support his comments and opinions. I pride myself on respect, equality, and inclusivity, and the misogynistic slurs Mr. Martucci spread across social media are unacceptable in my opinion. We’ve come too far to display such a lack of respect for women.”
Linden school superintendent declined to discuss what, if, any, action, the district plans to take against Martucci.
“The Linden Board of Education is currently reviewing and addressing this matter,” Dr. Marnie Hazelton wrote in an emailed statement to NJ Advance Media on Wednesday. “At this time, we do not have any additional comments related to this matter.”
Martucci turns 75 this year and received an annual pension of $133,503, according to state pension records. A city council member in the 1980s, he was elected to the school board in 2019.
Harris, 56, is the first female and first African-American U.S. vice president. She is married to Douglas Emhoff, who grew up in Old Bridge and Matawan.
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Matawan-Aberdeen Area Unemployment Decreases: Feds
The unemployment rate in Monmouth County is lower than the New Jersey average.MATAWAN-ABERDEEN, NJ — Hiring surged in the U.S. in June and average hourly wages increased as more Americans return to a pre-pandemic way of life. However, the country still has a long way to go before pandemic job losses are fully reversed.The U.S. added 850,000 non-farm jobs in June, which was the largest monthly increase since August 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Total payroll employment is up 15.6 million jobs since A...
The unemployment rate in Monmouth County is lower than the New Jersey average.
MATAWAN-ABERDEEN, NJ — Hiring surged in the U.S. in June and average hourly wages increased as more Americans return to a pre-pandemic way of life. However, the country still has a long way to go before pandemic job losses are fully reversed.
The U.S. added 850,000 non-farm jobs in June, which was the largest monthly increase since August 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Total payroll employment is up 15.6 million jobs since April 2020. However, the country is still down 6.8 million jobs (4.4 percent) from pre-pandemic levels. The unemployment rate ticked up by 0.1 percentage points to 5.9 percent between May and June.
The unemployment rate in the Matawan-Aberdeen area has largely improved since the beginning of the pandemic, and there was some improvement from April to May, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. May figures are the most recent for local unemployment.
The Monmouth County unemployment rate was 6.0 percent in May, down from 6.2 percent in April. That reflected significant improvement from May 2020, when the unemployment rate stood at 15.6 percent.
The Monmouth County May unemployment rate is lower than New Jersey\'s 6.9 percent rate, according to the latest local figures from the BLS.
Nationally, the leisure and hospitality industry added 343,000 positions in June in a sign that more Americans are ready to return to restaurants, bars and vacation spots. Employment in the industry still has a long way to recover, with positions down 12.9 percent from pre-pandemic levels.
Average hourly earnings continue to climb as employers offer more money in an effort to fill positions. The average hourly earning was $30.40 in June, up 10 cents from May. Average hourly wages are up 43 cents since April.
President Joe Biden celebrated the report and said the country is rapidly recovering from the pandemic\'s economic damage.
"Instead of workers competing with each other for jobs that are scarce, employers are competing with each other to attract workers," he said in a statement.
Long-term unemployment (jobless for 27 weeks or more) increased by 233,000 to 4 million; people who are long-term unemployed account for about 42 percent of all unemployed people in June.
Editor\'s note: This post was automatically generated using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected].
N.J. weather: Severe thunderstorm watch issued with more strong storms on the way today
For the second straight day, forecasters from the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center have issued a severe thunderstorm watch in New Jersey, with another batch of strong storms expected to lash the region during the late afternoon and evening on Wednesday.The watch was issued at about 2:35 p.m. and covers 13 counties in northern and central New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerse...
For the second straight day, forecasters from the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center have issued a severe thunderstorm watch in New Jersey, with another batch of strong storms expected to lash the region during the late afternoon and evening on Wednesday.
The watch was issued at about 2:35 p.m. and covers 13 counties in northern and central New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. It will remain in effect until 11 p.m. Wednesday.
Forecasters are concerned that the combination of 90-degree temperatures and high humidity could add to the intensity of any thunderstorms that develop during the next few hours. They said some storm cells could produce small hail, brief heavy downpours, frequent lightning and damaging wind gusts as strong as 70 mph.
On Tuesday night, many areas of New Jersey were rocked by fierce thunderstorms and intense lightning. Those storms knocked out power to more than 85,000 homes and businesses across the state, with more than 24,000 still out as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Tuesday’s torrential downpours dropped as much as 1 to 2 inches of rain in some towns during a two-hour period, and a trained weather spotter in one town — Matawan in Monmouth County — reported a total of 3.75 inches of rain at 1:30 a.m.
Tropical storm watch
On top of the threat of more thunderstorms and potential power outages Wednesday night, New Jersey also faces some impacts from Tropical Storm Elsa late Thursday into early Friday. Tropical storm watches have been issued for Monmouth, Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May counties, along with southeastern Burlington County, effective until further notice.
Forecasters from the National Weather Service say the tropical storm could cause isolated areas of flash flooding, some river flooding, dangerous rip currents, dangerous marine conditions and tropical storm-force winds, especially near the coast, late Thursday into early Friday.
If Elsa remains on its current forecast track, the tropical storm watch will likely be upgraded to a warning later Wednesday or early Thursday.
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4th Of July Fireworks 2021 Near Marlboro, Colts Neck
COLTS NECK, NJ - Coronavirus cases continue to drop across the country while the number of those who are fully vaccinated continues to rise, which means there is even more reason to celebrate this Independence Day. July 4 is almost here, so it\'s time to find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on near you.We have all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in and around Marlboro and Colts Neck so you can start planning now.Here\'s what\'s in store this July 4 in the area: ...
COLTS NECK, NJ - Coronavirus cases continue to drop across the country while the number of those who are fully vaccinated continues to rise, which means there is even more reason to celebrate this Independence Day. July 4 is almost here, so it\'s time to find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on near you.
We have all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in and around Marlboro and Colts Neck so you can start planning now.
Here\'s what\'s in store this July 4 in the area:
Aberdeen: A fireworks display will take place on July 2 at Veterans Memorial Park alongside food vendors, live music, bounce houses, face painting and more. Read more: Aberdeen\'s Fireworks Return July 2
Update: The festivities are now rescheduled to July 9.
Atlantic Highlands: Fireworks are scheduled at the Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor at 9:45 p.m. on July 2. A rain date is set for July 3.
Colts Neck: There will be a fireworks display on July 2 at Bucks Mill Park as part of the Independence Day Celebration with festivities to start at 6 p.m. Other facets of the event include live music from the Colts Neck Community Band, Grandma Charlotte\'s Great American Apple Pie Contest, a flag ceremony with the NWS Earle Color Guard, food vendors and more.
Freehold: Freehold Township Day will take place from 4 to 11 p.m. on July 10 at Michael J. Tighe Park (65 Georgia Road). The "Don\'t Forget the Vets" car show will begin at 3 p.m. with a fireworks show to conclude the festivities at 9 p.m. Read more: Freehold Township Day Relaunches In 2021
Hazlet: Veterans Memorial Park will see a fireworks display on July July 5 at dusk. Read more: Hazlet\'s July 4 Fireworks, Concert Postponed Due To Weather
Holmdel: Bell Works will host a fireworks display this July 7 after sundown. Read more: Bell Works In Holmdel To Resume Fireworks Show In 2021
Jackson: From July 2 to 4, fireworks will be set off at Six Flags Great Adventure starting at 10 p.m.
Long Branch: Long Branch city officials made the decision to postpone the fireworks show originally planned for July 4 just a few days after a social media-fueled party attended by thousands saw four people get arrested at the beachfront. The city will be announcing the make-up date for the fireworks in the future.
Matawan: The celebration will kick off at Lake Lefferts Park on July 2. There\'ll be food, music and, of course, fireworks at dusk. Read more: Independence Day Celebration: Matawan\'s Fireworks Return July 2
Update: Now rescheduled to July 9.
Manasquan: On Friday, July 2 from 3 to 11 p.m., a fireworks show sponsored by Leggets can be viewed from the boardwalk. Other festivities include a bike parade and a Billy Lawlor concert.
Woodbridge: Woodbridge\'s fireworks show has been postponed to July 5 at Alvin P. Williams Park in Sewaren. Gates open at 4 p.m. The Nerds will still perform Monday before and after the show, joined by local band Power Train.
Union Beach: Fireworks will be set off at dusk along the beachfront on July 3. A rain date is set for July 5.
Due to the pandemic, counties or cities may adjust or cancel events at the last minute, so double-check with organizers. Know of other events in the area? Post them on the Patch calendar or share details on our free Neighbor Post feature.
College Financial Aid Applications In Matawan-Aberdeen Area: Compare To NJ
MATAWAN-ABERDEEN, NJ — Applications for federal college financial aid are notably lower this year, and that could mean fewer freshmen when classes begin this fall.Prospective college students can fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to qualify for subsidized student loans and other forms of aid. FAFSA applications declined 5.8 percent nationally this year compared with the same time last year. About 1.72 million students completed the application as of June 25, compared with 1.83 million in 2020, according to an...
MATAWAN-ABERDEEN, NJ — Applications for federal college financial aid are notably lower this year, and that could mean fewer freshmen when classes begin this fall.
Prospective college students can fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to qualify for subsidized student loans and other forms of aid. FAFSA applications declined 5.8 percent nationally this year compared with the same time last year. About 1.72 million students completed the application as of June 25, compared with 1.83 million in 2020, according to an Associated Press analysis of FAFSA data.
As of February this year, FAFSA applications were down 10 percent from last year. But the completion rate increased in the spring, when schools could hold more in-school FAFSA help events that were canceled last year because of the pandemic.
A decline in the FAFSA completion rate could be a harbinger of lower enrollment in the fall. The class of 2020 had 3.7 percent fewer FAFSA applications than the class of 2019; postsecondary enrollment dropped 6.8 percent between the class of 2020 and 2019, according to the National College Attainment Network.
In New Jersey, 55,028 FAFSA applications were completed as of June 25, compared with 57,281 completions at the same point last year. That is a 3.9 percent decrease. (See how Matawan-Aberdeen area high schools compare below.)
The decline is steeper among Title 1 high schools, meaning those where low-income students make up at least 40 percent of enrollment. Title 1 high school completions dropped 8.83 percent, compared with a 3.86 decrease for non-Title 1 schools.
In New Jersey, completed applications dropped 8.7 percent from Title 1 schools, compared with a 2.8 percent drop for non-Title 1 school applications as of June 25.
Here is how schools in the Matawan-Aberdeen area are doing with FAFSA completion as of June 25. See more Matawan-Aberdeen area high schools here. Note: Percent changes can be affected by a relatively small difference in completions, especially for smaller schools. FAFSA data only counts students who are no older than 19.
School: Old Bridge High School District: Old Bridge Township School District Municipality: Matawan
School: Matawan Regional High School District: Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District Municipality: Aberdeen
The FAFSA application for the 2020-21 academic year closes June 30 at 11:59 p.m. CT, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Many states and colleges set their own deadlines for aid applications. There has been a push in recent years to have students fill out the FAFSA earlier in their senior year.
Editor\'s note: This list was automatically generated using FAFSA data analyzed by the Associated Press. Federal high school counts don\'t include students over the age of 19. Information isn\'t available for all schools. Schools with fewer than five completions are omitted from the data. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected].