Tag: moisture

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

Home Maintenance Tip: Install Fallen Fiberglass Insulation in your Crawl Space
Posted on October 03, 2014

When inspecting your crawl space as part of routine home maintenance, it is important to check for fallen fiberglass insulation. Insulation keeps your floors warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Insulation also increases energy efficiency that will decrease your utility bills. In crawl spaces, fiberglass batt insulation is often used to insulate

Home Maintenance Tip: How to Check for Termites
Posted on July 19, 2014

Do you gasp when you hear the word “termites?” There’s good reason to be concerned. Termites cause billions of dollars of damage to homes and other structures each year and are found in all the states except Alaska. Because termites eat wood from the inside, homeowners are often unaware of the damage until it is

Home Maintenance Tip: Too Much Mulch Can Harm Your Foundation
Posted on April 03, 2014

  Mulch is a great way to keep moisture in the soil, moderate soil temperatures and keep weeds from getting out of control. Mulch can also prevent erosion of the topsoil allowing rainwater to enter the surrounding soil. But problems can occur when too much mulch is used. It’s not helpful for your plants and

Home Maintenance Tip: Clean Your Gutters to Protect Your Foundation
Posted on February 22, 2014

You may be wondering what your gutters have to do with your foundation. Gutters function to direct rain water from the roof to downspouts that discharge the water away from the house foundation. When gutters are full of leaves and other debris, rain water from the roof can’t enter the gutters. Instead, rain water running

Foundation Issues Found When Renovating a House
Posted on January 28, 2014

When you are renovating a house, the foundation might be at the bottom of your list. A foundation that needs repair can lead to cracked walls, uneven doors, and problems throughout the interior of the entire house. By just patching over foundation problems now and not addressing the underlying problems, you may end up spending

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