Whether you know it or not, crawl spaces are found under many different types of homes. Crawl spaces are especially common in rambler and split-level style homes, in historical properties, and under additions for sunrooms, kitchen expansions, and other home expansions. It is important to address issues in the crawl space as it can adversely affect the quality of
Normally, basement leaks are attributable to foundation cracks and other points of entry for water through foundation walls. To a lesser extent, wet basements result from poor window well drainage; unfortunately, when a basement leak is the result of a poorly draining window well, a significant amount of water can enter into a basement very rapidly. WINDOW
Homeowners often wonder how to identify the different signs of foundation problems. It’s definitely a good question to ask. Here’s why – the longer you wait to treat visible signs of damage, the more severe the damage can become. Left untreated, minor cracks and leaks can turn into serious structural issues that compromise the value
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
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
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
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