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Questions to Ask a Contractor: A Detailed Guide with Checklist

When we researched the reality behind lifetime warranty of homes, we learned that they are often shorter than consumers expect them to be.  In the article, we provided a list of questions to ask contractors about warranty practices.  After some feedback from...

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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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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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