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.
If you are a homeowner, the appearance of cracks on your building’s walls is something that can make you panic. This is because it is not always easy to determine the extent of damage to a building by merely looking at cracks.
However, knowing the different types of cracks and what they mean for your building […]
Springtime often is when homeowners decide to call a basement and foundation specialist to look at waterproofing issues. Do they know something you don’t? Not necessarily. The timing just happens to coincide with a season that sees an increase in rain in many regions as well as ground thawing, which produce saturated soil that presses […]
Many homeowners invest in foundation repair and expect long-term results with little effort. While some repair solutions do not directly require regular maintenance, it doesn’t mean that you’re off the hook. If you want the best results from your repair solution for the long term, you’ll need to prevent further damage from occurring. This means […]
Wall Cracks – Structural or Water Problem?
Have you spotted wall cracks in your basement? Before you work yourself into a panic, it is important to note that there are several solutions available for repairing cracks. Many of these solutions are actually affordable. The solution chosen will depend on whether the cracks are structural […]
Foundation wall cracks are the most common source of seepage in basements. They should be dealt with as soon as they are noticed to prevent damage to your property as a result of water problems. However, this can prove to be a challenge when you have a finished basement. It can be difficult to determine […]
When people think of the causes of foundation damage, they often imagine that only big issues can result in significant damage. However, the reality is that many foundation issues are the result of little things that often go unnoticed. A good example is the clogging of the house gutters.
Gutters and downspouts make up the roof […]
What Is The Best Foundation For My Home?
It’s hard to say exactly which foundation is best, a concrete block or poured concrete though most builders choose poured walls for new homes. According to a survey by the Portland Cement Association, 72% of new homes with full basements are built with poured concrete wall systems while […]
The foundation is one of the first things built before the rest of your home is constructed. It’s important to maintain it well and probably should be checked to see how its foundation is. It is important to keep your basement dry. We all love the great things that come with the spring season. But […]