26 Nov 2018
Keeping Basements Dry Everyone knows that water is a necessary component for life. Nothing, and nobody, could live in a world without moisture—organisms are found wherever there is warmth and water. But when we build our homes, there are some organisms we just don’t want to share them with. Molds, insects, and other unpleasant creatures [...]
Foundation Slabs Concrete foundations can be laid in more ways than one. There are T shaped, Slab on Grade foundations, and frost protected types. While all of them have their own advantages and disadvantages, some are more suitable than others depending on the geography of the area. Foundation slabs are popular as they are relatively cheap [...]
13 Aug 2018
Basement Waterproofing Damp proofing and waterproofing may sound like the same thing, but there is a distinct difference between them. A few of the key differences include the physical properties of the construction materials used, the applied thickness, and the conditions of the application service. The intention of damp proofing is just to keep the [...]
Danger Signs to Look Out for Dangers involved include collapse of your home and as such before you lose the jewel of your eye, why not look out for these signs and immediately call a professional when you notice them? Interior Wall Cracks There are myriad causes of these cracks including movement of clay soil, [...]
Repair Maintenance So you got your foundation cracks sorted and the repair was successful. Is that it? Short answer is no, you still have a bunch of things to do to make sure it never happens again. While it may not really be possible to control what goes on under the soil or control the [...]
Shallow vs. Deep Foundation Repair Is your foundation sinking? There are two types of foundation repair to consider when faced with a sinking foundation. These are shallow and deep repair. It is important to consider the merits of the different types of repair in order to choose the best system for your situation. Deep repairs [...]
15 May 2018
You May Need More Than One Solution for Your Wall Cracks Have you spotted wall cracks in your foundation? This can be a source of great worry to a homeowner. Foundation problems aren’t something that any homeowner likes to deal with. However, once the cracks have appeared, there’s no going back. The problem must be [...]
26 Feb 2018
Brick is a strong and durable material. It is also quite attractive and easy to maintain. It is therefore not surprising that many homeowners used brick for their floors in the past. Many people still opt for brick floors in their basements. This is not just for its durability but also for the strong rustic [...]
Egress Windows Are you planning to invest in egress windows? These windows are a great investment for a basement living space. They are not only necessary in order to meet the requirements of building code but also for improving the space. They will provide natural light and ventilation. This will completely transform a once dark [...]