How does Concrete Lifting Work?

Concrete settlement can occur with changing soil conditions, improperly compressed soils, erosions from downspouts or drains, and uneven weight distribution. Concrete settlement is a common occurrence, especially in homes built over a basement, because the amount of...

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Benefits of Crawl Space Encapsulation

Like most homeowners, you probably don’t think about your crawl space often. It’s under your home, it’s out of sight, and it’s generally low maintenance. Crawl spaces that are open have vents around the perimeter foundation. An open or vented crawl space allows air...

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Preventing Basement Mold

This article is part 2 of a series regarding Basement Mold. To learn more, read part 1 on treating basement mold.  If you own a home with a basement, chances are you’ve experienced mold in your basement.  Some basement mold is treatable through at-home do-it-yourself...

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Concrete Slab Jacking

Seeing a crack in the concrete in your home will probably set off some of your internal alarm bells. What are you going to do? As it turns out, concrete cracking is not all that uncommon, and in some cases, not serious. If you notice a concrete crack it’s important to...

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Treating Basement Mold

Unfortunately, your basement environment is perfect for mold and mildew to grow.  It’s dark, damp, and often has poor ventilation.  Mold growth may be obvious, marked by dark or white patches visible on your walls, floors, or ceilings, or it may be hidden behind walls...

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Can Floor Joists be Repaired?

Does the couch look a little crooked? Are there gaps under your baseboards? Are the bedroom or bathroom doors sticking? Are there drywall cracks above the doors? Wait – is it time for new glasses already?  Before you get out the level or get your eyes checked,...

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Flooded Crawlspace: What to do?

Treat and Prevent a Flooded Crawlspace Like most homeowners, chances are you overlook your crawlspace until there’s an issue.  Your crawlspace, or the space between the main floor level of your home and the ground, is a hollow area anywhere from typically 1 to 3 feet...

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What Is a Foundation Inspection?

The two main reasons for needing a foundation inspection are selling or buying a home and noticing damage in your foundation, basement, or crawl space. For those wanting to purchase a home and are taking out a mortgage to do so, the lending institution requires a home...

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Foundation Repair Myths

A flooded basement is obvious, but most people have no idea what to look for in their foundations to recognize when water damage has occurred. It’s not usually on a homeowner’s to-do list to periodically check the foundation and basement or crawl space for changes....

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Cracks in Driveway and Sidewalk: Slabjacking Can Help

Applying an overlay to your driveway is fine if you are just looking to make the driveway look smooth again, but it won’t help you repair any cracks underneath or level the concrete. If you have a concrete slab for a driveway, there are a few reasons your driveway may...

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