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How Often Is Inspection Conducted For Foundation Repair?
Posted on September 15, 2022

The foundation of your house carries the weight of the whole building. And so, any damages that have occurred to the foundation can pose a significant risk to your property. Which indirectly shows that your house needs foundation repair Due to this reason, you should never overlook the importance of regular inspections carried out by

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

Got Mushy or Sloping Floors?
Posted on April 14, 2022

Mushy or Sloping Floors You can’t help but notice that your dog has been chasing after his food bowl because the sloping floor in your kitchen have a discernible incline that has turned Fido’s bowl into the lead car of a roller coaster. You can’t help but think that your flooring, which was once little

Home Maintenance Plan for the New Year
Posted on January 15, 2022

Yearly Home Maintenance With the start of each year, the weather warms up, and the outdoors becomes more manageable. Despite the fresh start, our homes have endured harsh summer heat, the rotting leave in our gutters, and the cold icy elements. You need to prepare and replenish for the year ahead. Having a home maintenance

Noticing Cracks In Your Home’s Drywall
Posted on December 23, 2021

Have You Seen Horizontal Cracks In Your Drywall? Horizontal Cracks in drywall are a concern that can leave homeowners puzzled, apprehensive, and stressed out. You do not necessarily want to leave horizontal cracks unattended. Having accurate information can help you save money in the long run. Here are why horizontal cracks may appear in drywall

5 Reasons to Encapsulate Your Crawl Space
Posted on October 30, 2021

Do I need to spend the money to encapsulate my crawl space? It seems just fine. This mindset may cost you in the future. Since we do not see our crawl space every day, foundation damage may occur without us ever knowing. Not only does a leak in your crawlspace create potential health hazards, but

Home Maintenance Tip: Solve Poor Yard Drainage Issues
Posted on February 12, 2016

If your back yard looks like you have a lake front lot after a rain storm, then you’ve got drainage problems. Poor yard drainage can cause a variety of problems including foundation cracks, rotted siding, rot to wood structural components, mold in crawl spaces or in basements, erosion and migrating soil and mulch. How does

Foundations Hold Up Your Home – Insure Them Against Floods
Posted on March 20, 2015

Many people underestimate the importance of their homes foundations. They certainly don’t stop to consider what would happen if the foundations were to be damaged by flood waters. Foundations – The Backbone of Your Home Imagine trying to function as a human being without a working backbone. This vital part of the anatomy is responsible

How Trees Can Harm the Foundation of Your House
Posted on April 25, 2014

Landscaping that includes trees and shrubs can certainly add to the beauty of a home. But, builders don’t usually put much thought into the type or the location of trees or shrubs they plant around a house. Typically, trees and shrubs are planted too close to the house. When the house is new, the plants

Foundation Problems with a New Construction House
Posted on January 21, 2014

A new construction home can be an exciting time when move-in day arrives.  It’s clean and new and you are proud to call it your home.  After a while a few cracks become noticeable; a stair-step crack that breaks a brick, block or solid concrete, horizontal cracks, wide cracks (the thickness of your fingernail or

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