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
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
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.
Is your home prone to water leakage when your area receives a heavy rainfall? While spring and summer months seem to be the time of year that you dread water leakage in your home, you may want to add winter to that list. During the winter months, your home can receive just as much, if
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
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
Ever heard of the term cove joints? If so, you should know that with cove joints can come problems with water seepage into your home. If you have not heard of cove joints, you’ve come to the right place. They are something that everyone should be knowledgeable about in order to detect any water seepage
There are many DIY home projects out there that people can look up, do their research, and complete on their own. DIY basement waterproofing is not one of them. While it may seem like a good idea in order to save yourself some money, it may end up costing you more money and time in