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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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Common Sump Pump Mistakes

Most basements, especially those in Midwestern homes, will get wet at some point. However, your sump pump is the difference between dampness and your belongings being destroyed by basement water damage. The sump pump pulls extra water out of your home, making it a...

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Moldy Basement Infographic

From water leaks to high humidity to improperly sealed windows, there are many causes for mold growth within your home’s basement.  Symptoms typically include a distinct musty smell or, more seriously, health symptoms such as coughing, sore throat and wheezing. ...

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Sump Pump Noises: What They Mean

It’s that time of the year when rain is heavier than usual and more frequent. As the ground absorbs water, that water can make its way into your basement or crawl space. Even slab foundations are susceptible to moisture damage. For homeowners with basements or a...

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Unclog Gutters to Prevent Foundation Damage

It may be a pain to get up on a ladder and clean out the gutters, but if you leave debris in them, the resultant clogs could do more damage to your home than you think. So take the time on a weekend, or hire an expert to clear the gutter system and inspect it for any...

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Driveway Damage: Patch, Resurface or Replace?

Even if you have no soil issues under your driveway, the sheer weight of vehicles on the surface eventually will cause damage. However, most geographical locations have soil and moisture issues to varying degrees. In the Midwest, there is plenty of rain, flooding, and...

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