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Basement Moisture Causes and Dangers

How do you identify if you really have a moisture problem? Here are some of the obvious signs to look out for, as well as the potential causes.

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What to Do If the Foundation Shifts

All homes experience some settling to varying degrees, but how do you know the difference between normal wear and a more severe problem?

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How to Fix your House's Foundation Problems

The process involved foundation reinforcement needs the expertise of the professionals who can ensure the job will have long lasting results.

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Parging: Providing the "Icing on the Cake" for Your Home!

Parging, which uses masonry-based mortar to cover foundation walls, has additional benefits than just making your exterior more attractive.

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Wet Basement! Now What?

When dealing with a wet basement, you will have to act quickly to mitigate the damage. Here are several tips if you notice water in your basement.

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Fixing a Stone Foundation

Stone foundations may have worked just fine for folks during the early 1900s, they are no longer suitable for modern day living.

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Brighten up your Basement with Egress Windows

Egress windows are made by cutting a window into the basement wall, opening out into an area – a window well, which has been cut down from the earth level.

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Stopping That Leaking Crawl Space

Do you have space in your home referred to as the dungeon? Crawl spaces and cool rooms don't have to scare small children and can, in fact, be useful and even inviting....

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Should I Buy a Home With a Foundation Issue?

Found a great deal of a home but you noticed the foundation is going the way of the dinosaurs and aren't sure if it's such a great deal anymore? Our latest blog is sure to help you get an answer.

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Foundation Repair Questions to Ask Your Contractor

Finding out that you have foundation problems is never an issue that you want to be faced with on any day. However, if you discover that your home does have foundation issues, you should know how to address...

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What are Weeping Tiles?

Whether you’re a first-time or seasoned homeowner, you may have wondered what’s keeping the water beneath your home from coming into your basement? Most people don’t give this question...

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Identifying and Repairing Foundation Cracks

As a homeowner, it's important to know the process of identifying & repairing foundation cracks. If any problem is noticed, it should be fixed immediately.

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Do I need a Sump Pit and Sump Pump?

Some houses do not have an efficient way of getting rid of unwanted water from the outside of the building, and the answer to this is a sump pit. The sump pit is usually located underneath the basement...

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Best Foundation Waterproofing Methods

The risk of water entering your basement or foundations is a common issue for a lot of houses, and it can end up being a big problem if it is not resolved quickly and prevented in the future. Damp or wet...

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Dry Rot in Foundation Wood

Cement, even though it might look dry, both releases moisture and sucks in moisture from the surrounding area for years to come.

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What are Weeping Tiles' Purpose and Functionality

Excess water is very often the cause of foundation problems. A proper weeping tile system is essential to remedy and/or prevent foundation water problems.

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Recognizing and Troubleshooting Different Foundation Cracks

There are various types of foundation cracks that you might find in your foundation. It's important to recognize these cracks and know the solutions for them.

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Preventing Water Damage to your Foundation

The accumulation of rainwater near your foundation can cause water damage to your foundation, which leads to moisture problems in basements and crawlspaces.

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Will Foundation Repairs Destroy My Landscape?

If your foundation repair requires full excavation, you can expect some damage to your landscaping and property around the house.

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Winter Foundation Repairs

Cracks and foundation damage are detrimental in winter months, as your foundation is responsible for keeping in the heat and keeping out moisture.

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Fall Pest Prevention

Keeping pests out of your home is not any easy task, especially as the weather cools off over the fall season. This is the time of year when small rodents, birds and other critters try to find a way into...

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Foundation Reinforcement Guide & Maintenance Tips

As it is made to carry the load of your home or other building, a weak or damaged foundation can lead to a number of problems. Fortunately, there are foundation reinforcement options available to strengthen...

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Do you Know the Value of a Window

By installing an Egress window, you can turn a dark basement into a valuable rental space.

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Stop Leaky Basements with Exterior Waterproofing

Outside of water traveling through cracks or other openings, the simple reason foundations leak is that concrete is very porous and all the foundation elements are underground.

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Waterproof Your Foundation Exterior Properly

When the time comes to protect your home from the elements you’ll want to consider waterproofing your foundation exterior.

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