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
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
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
Water in unwanted places can cause a lot of damage. Not only can it ruin your prized possessions, but also the house in which they are stored. If you’re able to act quickly, you can minimize the damage and possibly save some of your possessions. Some of your success depends on how long the water’s
Sinking concrete – you’ll come across it in the form of uneven, cracked, or sunken concrete slabs. And it doesn’t happen without cause. In fact, slab settlement is to blame when it comes to your uneven concrete slabs. What is slab settlement you ask? Well, slab settlement refers to the movement a concrete slab experiences
High quality, custom fitted window well covers provide safety and protection to a home in many ways, and they are an excellent investment for the maintenance of a home. While allowing normal ventilation and access to light, window well covers help to avoid falls from children and animals, they protect a home from water and
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