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Where to Check for Leaks
Posted on October 31, 2022

Leaks in your crawlspace are a pain to repair. The biggest challenge is locating the source of those leaks. Looking for leaks and repairing the damage will prevent long-term damage and airborne illnesses from infiltrating the home. The question is, where to check for leaks?  Sources of Leaking There is a multitude of water sources

When Your Home’s Foundation is at Risk
Posted on October 23, 2022

It’s hard to tell when your home’s foundation is at risk. Most people do not see their homes in jeopardy until it’s too late. Here are the ways to know if you need foundation repair. Do not let your foundation lead to lasting and more expensive problems. Severe damage to your foundation and walls indicates

Removing Animals from Your Crawlspace
Posted on September 30, 2022

*A family pet is one thing. You can remove them gently from your crawlspace, but a wild animal is another matter altogether. Not only is removing an animal from your crawlspace a lifesaver for them, but it will also keep your family safe and protect your home. Remember to shut your crawlspace door even when

Maintaining your Home’s Brick and Stone
Posted on September 23, 2022

Brick and stone are some of the most durable materials known to man because their longevity and resilience make them an insurance company’s dream; they are less likely to burn down in a fire. Houses built in the 21st century usually do not have these materials, making them a rare addition. The benefits include an

Pros & Cons of Having a Basement
Posted on August 31, 2022

If you are a first-time homeowner in the process of building your home or shopping for one, you may be looking for one with a basement. For different reasons, basements are an added benefit to homes throughout the United States. Including one in your home plans adds space and offers you security from natural complications.

Weather Emergency Preparation
Posted on August 20, 2022

Hurricane & Weather Emergency Preparation   Imagine a category 4 storm is around the corner from your home this week. How do you prepare for the impending catastrophe ahead? While it does not help to panic, there may have been some preparations you overlooked altogether. Here is your weather emergency and hurricane preparation guide. Get

Vapor Barrier For Your Crawl Space
Posted on July 31, 2022

Vapor Barrier Are you thinking about installing a vapor barrier in your crawl space but are not sure it will be enough for your home? Or should you completely encapsulate your crawl space? Knowing more about encapsulation will help you to decide which is right for you. The first thing you need to know about

Crawl Space Dehumidifier – Does Your Home Need One?
Posted on July 30, 2022

Crawl Space Dehumidifiers Crawl space moisture can be a problem for homeowners who live in damp, humid climates. Depending on the extent of moisture, your home may become permanently damaged. Foundation repairs can reach the ten-thousand-dollar price range. Foundation repair wisdom says to prevent the damage with encapsulation. What happens when you cannot currently afford

Prevent A Flooded Yard
Posted on June 30, 2022

A Flooded Yard Can Damage Your Foundation With lots of rain heading towards us this summer, we must prepare for a bit of flooding on our prized lawns. A flooded yard can lead to erosion over time, weakening your home’s foundation in the long run. If your home sits next to a level depression or

Humidity in Your Crawl Space
Posted on June 18, 2022

Humidity is inevitable during the summer. The summer humidity creates condensation in your crawl space. Condensation can lead to mold and much more. The rains will fall hard this summer, but that does not mean your crawl space has to be wet or have high humidity. Emptying a flooded crawl space is imperative to preventing