• November 28, 2017
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    Are Battery Backup Sump Pumps worth the investment?

    You may not know it, but your sump pump could be the difference between a dry and wet basement or crawl space when heavy rains hit. As a quick reminder, household sump pumps: -Are installed in the lowest part of a basement or crawlspace; -Pump groundwater away from your home’s foundation so the basement or crawlspace stays dry; -Are

    • November 20, 2017
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    Caring for your home in the winter

    The calendar is turning and we’re in the home stretch toward winter and the end of the year. When this happens you know you will be spending more time in your home and you will want to make certain the home is in tip-top shape to brave the snow and cold ahead. In addition to

    • November 15, 2017
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    Crawlspace Encapsulation Facts

    Although not part of the living or occupied area, a crawl space is one of the more important areas of a building, yet one of the most neglected and misunderstood areas. Actually, it has a profound impact on the air quality in the occupied area of the building because of the stack effect. As air

    • November 7, 2017
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    What Causes a Wall to Bow?

    Foundation walls bow for a variety of reasons, including water pressure, root penetration and poor construction. Interior drywall panels can also bow due to improper installation or moisture damage. It’s possible for most homeowners to repair bowed drywall themselves, but you should contact a qualified contractor to identify and repair the cause of bowed foundation

    • November 2, 2017
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    Common Foundation Problems in the Winter That Require Repair

    Winter will be here in no time, that means snow, ice and sleet will be everywhere we look. Snow can wreak havoc on our roofs, siding, and foundation. Because no one wants a wet basement, here are some basic warning signs that you are suffering from water damage to your foundation, and how to prevent

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