Everdry Waterproofing offers tips on basement remodeling and basement waterproofing in Pittsburgh and surrounding communities.
A crawlspace that is consistently damp or wet can be a nightmare. With dampness come problems such as the growth of mold and mildew, which are associated with allergies and musty odors. In addition, high humidity in the crawlspace is conducive for the survival of various types of house mites that are associated with a […]
If you have decided that it is time to invest in crawlspace waterproofing, you may be wondering how to go about choosing a contractor. You don’t want to just choose the first company you find online. You want to do the appropriate research so you know you have chosen the perfect person for the job.
Foundation Crack Repair
Foundation cracks are always a bad sign of some problem with the foundation. However, different types of cracks indicate different problems. It is therefore important to study the type of cracks you have in your foundation in order to determine the best foundation crack repair solution.
There are different cracks that can […]
Are you considering selling your home? If you’ve ever bought or sold a home in the past, you know that every little thing counts toward your home equity. Things that you’ve lived with for years may seem insignificant to you but a home buyer will looks at these details when considering your home.
Some people don’t view a […]
Did you know that water damage is one of the highest homeowner insurance claims in the United States? The chance of a home being destroyed by fire is about 10% while water-related loss is greater than 25%.
Water damage can come in many forms so it’s important to be aware of what your insurance policy covers.
Crawlspace Waterproofing – Humidity Monitoring
If the air in your crawlspace isn’t a priority to you, it should be. More than 50% of air in the home comes from the crawlspace. If the air in the crawlspace is contaminated, the air in your home is also likely to be contaminated.
Crawlspace waterproofing helps to ensure the […]
Repairing Cracked Foundations – Will Carbon Fiber Work for Me?
There are various methods available for repairing cracked foundations. Carbon fiber is emerging as one of the most popular choices among professional contractors as well as homeowners. If you’re in the process of deciding which system to use for your cracked foundation, you may be […]
Rust In Basements
Do you have steel beams in your basement? If you do, you’re probably concerned about rust and its effect on your basement.
Structural steel is quite strong and durable. This is one of the main reasons it is used for construction. However, steel is quite susceptible to corrosion. This corrosion (or rusting) compromises the […]
While mold can come in several varieties, types such as black mold are toxic and unsafe and can cause health issues ranging from common problems such as allergic reactions to more serious conditions. Some health issues commonly associated to toxic mold include:
Breathing Problems Including Allergies & Asthma
Nausea & Dizziness
Ben Franklin’s saying “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” reminds us that it is much easier to do something to prevent a problem than to deal with it after it has happened. This is true when it comes to many areas of life, including taking care of your home.
One area that […]