Arnold, MD – Arundel Habitat announced a corporate partnership with Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing to install their patented basement waterproofing system in six of the new homes slated to be built in 2008. “Our annual goals for building new, affordable homes in Anne Arundel County are ambitious,” says Board President Joe Allwein, “We depend on the commitment of socially responsible companies like Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing who are willing to give back to the community they serve with not just the hard cost of materials, but also with the time and energy of their skilled tradespeople.”
Charles Levine of Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing said, “We are proud to support Arundel Habitat’s great work. We believe strongly in giving back to the communities we serve, and Habitat for Humanity is an extremely worthy cause.” Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing’s systems are designed to protect basements and foundations, even in the most challenging drainage situations, for many years to come; supporting Arundel Habitat’s commitment to building high quality homes for low income families in need.
According to Dan Ellis, Arundel Habitat’s executive director, his organization has been ramping up their efforts and plans to build 16 new homes in 2008, up from 14 in 2007. “Our homes are built with a lot of community volunteers, and through a lot of hard work by the homeowners themselves, but some aspects really need the expertise and equipment from professional trades.
Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing has dedicated more than 40 years to perfecting the craft of keeping basements dry. Today, with patents pending on their unique solutions, Mid-Atlantic Waterproofing serves thousands of customers annually from Connecticut to Virginia. Mid-Atlantic has been ranked 15 th in Qualified Remodeler magazine’s Top 500 Companies. Just over the past five years, Mid-Atlantic has completed over 25,000 basement projects.
Arundel Habitat for Humanity builds affordable homes with low-income families who currently live in sub-standard or inadequate housing in the Anne Arundel County area. Applicant families are selected to become homeowners based on a number of criteria, including household income, which must be between $17,000 and $38,000 per year. Habitat families invest up to 400 sweat equity hours working on their own homes or on other Habitat houses. They purchase their Habitat houses through no-profit, no interest loans. For more information on becoming an Arundel Habitat homeowner, please call 410.384.9212 ext. 117. To learn how you can help call ext. 118.
This post was written by Jane Azzinaro