26 Feb 2019
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 [...]
26 Jan 2019
Repairing Foundation Wall Cracks Begins with Proper Landscape Drainage Many people assume that the repair of foundation wall cracks only has to do with physically repairing the foundation walls. However, there is much more to repairing the foundation than simply installing carbon fiber straps. While these straps will help to stop the inward movement of [...]
13 Jan 2019
Do You Have the Right Contractor for the Repair of Your Foundation Wall Cracks? The mere mention of foundation wall cracks is enough to send shudders down the spine of any home owner. However, with the right contractor assisting you, you can be sure that you’ll have the cracks repaired for the long term. But, [...]
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 [...]
13 Oct 2018
Do you have a wet basement? Waterproofing problems don’t always manifest as flooded basements. There are various signs that show you need basement waterproofing services. These include: Pest problems in your basement Decaying of wooden furniture The appearance of mold or mildew An musty or damp odor Development of respiratory problems with no obvious cause. [...]
So your basement is flooded. It is one the worst things that can happen to a home and it can be quite disheartening at the same for you. Water tends to get everywhere and if not acted upon right away, it can further damage a lot of property. That is one the reasons why you [...]
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 [...]