Avoid Foundation Repair with Spring Home Preparation

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Spring is fast approaching, and it is time to consider what to do to prepare your home. No one wants to pay for costly foundation repair like extreme bowing walls or problems caused by water damage. In fact, the words “foundation repair” put most people into a panic about how much it will cost and

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What’s Causing Water in the Crawl Space?

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In many homes that have a crawl space, there is also a water drainage problem. There may be a puddle of water that never goes away, or there may be occasional water problems which cause damp soil and rot. Either way, water in the crawl space is not something homeowners want to see. However, many

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Keep Your Iowa Crawl Space Dry in Winter

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This winter has been a confusing one for residents across Iowa. From temperatures dropping below zero, and then spiking back up in the 40’s, it is hard to tell what mother nature plans to do next. With these constant changes in temperatures lately, it is important to understand how these changes can affect your home.

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Sump Pump Drainage Issues

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  Sump pumps are great for a number of reasons. Not only do they prevent water from pooling in your basement, but they also prevent mold and mildew from forming, which can cause serious health issues. Without a sump pump, you hold the risk of your basement flooding, causing further damage to your home. While

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Save Your Foundation This Winter

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With winter right around the corner, it is important to start to prepare your home for the colder months. When you think of preparing your home for winter, the first things that probably come to your mind are raking your leaves, preparing to turn the heat on, and so on. But, have you thought about

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