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Foundations – Cracks and Cures

Concrete foundations are of two types – poured concrete and concrete block. Poured concrete is a modern manner of laying foundations, while concrete blocks are more traditional. Concrete blocks are preferred for their visual appeal and strength. Yet, as time…

Fix Your Damp Basements

A wet basement can be obvious – water trickling across the floor or standing several inches deep at the base of the stairs. But there also are less obvious signs. A wet basement may just feel humid and have a…

Eaves Maintenance Essentials for Every Homeowner

  Eaves Maintenance Essentials for Every Homeowner Eaves trough a.k.a. Rain gutters, are an essential but often overlooked component of homes. Eaves trough prevent water damage to outdoor property, roofs, foundation, and landscaping, and also help protect against leaks, which…

Improve Your Lot Drainage

  How much water do you think comes off your roof in a heavy rain storm?  Take a typical 1500 sq ft home and a rain storm that drops one inch of rain, this is equal to over 900 gallons…

Spring Maintenance for Your Home

Spring is just around the corner and it is time to start planning those maintenance jobs that will prevent damage from occurring around your home.  This is known as preventive maintenance and is a yearly event. A good way to…