Should You Repair Before Putting Your Home on the Market? Evans City, PA

Repairing Cracked Foundations – Should You Repair Before Putting Your Home on the Market? Evans City, PA Are you considering selling your home? Real estate increases in value over time. However, this doesn’t automatically mean that you will get market value or better for your home. There are several factors that affect the value of […]

Spiders and Ants and Bugs – OH MY!

Don’t spend a lot of time in your basement? Or maybe you DO spend a lot time in your basement, and you have company? One thing is certain about most basements – and that’s their tendency to be inhabited (infested) by insects. Some people get scared and run away at the sight of a bug. […]

White Powder On Your Basement Walls Or Floor?

What’s That Chalky, White (or yellowish) Powder in my Basement? Indication of Moisture The white (or yellowish) chalky powder that you might find on the surface of a concrete or brick wall or floor is called efflorescence.   It is an indication, or a sign of moisture intrusion or pressure that can lead to major structural […]

Cracks In Your Basement Walls

Cracks in your basement walls?  What do they mean? Most basement walls develop at least some cracking over time.  Age and time are two of the worst enemies your foundation has.  Horizontal, vertical,  step and other cracks may mean structural issues, leaking issues, both or more – and may be costly to repair.  The seriousness […]

3 Types of Wall Cracks and What You Should Do About Them Pittsburgh, PA

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3 Types of Wall Cracks and What You Should Do About Them Pittsburgh, PA Wall cracks are not just unsightly; their presence can also be an indication of structural issues in your building. Different types of cracks may mean different things. While some cracks do not indicate serious structural problems, others need to be attended […]

Myths about Basement Wall Cracks That Every Homeowner Should Know Evans, PA

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Myths about Basement Wall Cracks That Every Homeowner Should Know Evans, PA Do you have basement wall cracks? Chances are that you’re searching the internet for information on how to repair these cracks and whether or not you should be worried about them. While the internet provides us with a lot of useful information, it […]

Is Honeycombing a Reason to Call a Basement Waterproofing Contractor? Evans City, PA

Is Honeycombing a Reason to Call a Basement Waterproofing Contractor? Evans City, PA Have you noticed voids in your foundation? In many instances, these are what are known as honeycombs. While it could be tempting to ignore them, they can escalate into an even more severe issue. What are honeycombs in concrete foundations?  One of […]

Is waterproofing my basement a good investment?

Whether your basement is a finished area or not, water intrusion can cost you lots of property damage, as well as other issues such as mold, high carbon dioxide levels and much more.  Basement waterproofing, therefore, is a valuable home repair. There are several factors that need to be considered when you are facing a […]

Too Much Moisture In Your Home or Basement?

Is your home feeling “moist” or “wet” or “clammy”?  Are you seeing signs of excess moisture in your home?  Some of the symptoms are as follows: Water on your basement floor Sweating or condensation on basement walls Condensation or sweating on your windows Mold or mildew or dry rot Peeling, cracking or blistering paint Smells […]

Winter is Hard on Your Home – Especially Your Basement

For anyone who has lived in the Pittsburgh region for any period of time, you know the types of issues winter can bring and the havoc it can wreak on the area. Freeze-thaw cycles and road salt combine to create potholes – and we all love potholes. Freezing rain or sleet can make sidewalks and […]