• May 19, 2017
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    Sump Pump Maintenance Guide

    When a severe storm hits, homeowners may experience excess water in their basements or the lower levels of their home. A sump pump is an important tool that can help protect your property by controlling water and keeping your home dry. Sump pumps are typically found in the lowest part of a house, such as

    • May 16, 2017
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    Homeowner’s Guide To Foundation Cracks

    Finding a crack in your basement wall or floor can be disheartening and cause great anxiety. Immediately you start worrying about damaging water flooding the space and the cost of repairs. You can hire a professional to inspect it, but then you’re concerned about major remediation work he might recommend. How will you know when

    • May 11, 2017
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    What Causes Foundations to Sink?

    Foundation settlement and movement can be caused by building on expansive clay, compressible or improperly compacted fill soils, or improper maintenance around foundations. Find out the warning signs of foundation failure. Whatever the cause, settlement can destroy the value of structures and even render them unsafe. In any case, water is the basic culprit in the

    • May 11, 2017
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    Warning Signs of Foundation Failure

    Bulging floors, cracked walls, and doors that won’t close are all signs of foundation distress. Sixty percent of all homes built on expansive soils suffer from foundation distress. The problem occurs when only part of the foundation heaves or settles, causing cracks and other damage. This differential movement is largely caused by differences in soil

    • April 25, 2017
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    Basement Waterproofing Do’s and Don’ts

    Describing a wet basement as unpleasant, is an understatement. A wet, leaky and musty or even a flooded basement is basically one of the worst nightmares to deal with for a homeowner. Not only is it annoying to step into a leaky basement, but it can be hazardous to your health. The good news is

    • April 19, 2017
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    Dealing With A Wet Basement

    A flooded basement is a disaster no homeowner should have to face, but when it happens, it’s important to respond in a safe, sensible way. The best route back to a safe, clean and dry basement depends on what you do, who you call, and what decisions you make. Our tips below can help you recover

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