Corporate vs. Family-Owned Company? Top Benefits of Hiring Family-Owned

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60% of the US workforce is employed by a family-owned business. Family-owned businesses are also responsible for creating 78% of all new jobs.

When you shop for home services, you have a choice in working with a family-owned company vs a corporate one. But many people are unaware of the benefits that come with working with a family-owned business.

We’re a local family-owned business that wants to help you understand what makes us unique. Keep reading ...

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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Foundation Crack Repair

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The average home weighs 50 tons. The average weight of its foundation in 7½ tons.

While the foundation of a home is meant to last as long as the house still stands, sometimes a homeowner finds cracks. The reasons why a foundation cracks range from roots and shrubs to insufficient compacting.

Either way, it’s time for some foundation crack repair. Most homeowners have no idea about their home’s foundation.

That makes it difficult ...

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Fundamental Business Values Every Reputable Business Needs to Have

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From your roof to your basement, it’s important to choose quality help when you need something for your home.

Every company should have key business values that make them trustworthy and reputable.

Read on to learn more about the importance of upholding these values and how you can find quality home service companies for your projects.

Honesty

When it comes to trust, honesty should be at the core of all business values. When choosing a home services company, you need to know the ...

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A Guide to Waterproofing: What to Do About a Wet Basement

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If your home has wet basement floors, that’s usually a sign of trouble.

Before you panic, it’s important to know what causes a wet basement and what you can do to fix it.

This handy guide will walk you through what you can do to make your basement a dry place again and ensure that your home has a good, solid foundation.

Recognize the Signs of a Wet Basement

It’s important to know exactly what you need to look for in order to determine ...

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Sleep On It

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Choosing to waterproof your basement is a big decision.

Often times you will spend thousands of dollars, have your basement unusable for days, and a crew of strangers walking in and out of your home.  It is normal to feel overwhelmed with these factors.

 

Before you make your decision, reflect on these 6 steps before you waterproof you basement.

  1. Research the Industry
  2. Research ...
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Our Latest Review from Casey B

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From Casey B on Google-

WOW. I had a few companies come out to our house to diagnose a water issue in our basement. It seemed like it was ground water or maybe a problem with our french drain.

The first two companies that came out wanted to charge us thousands of dollars to re-do our drainage system (and sign a contract). Jay Bengston came out to look at the problem, and diagnosed it as a leaking pipe! He diagnosed the problem ...

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Our Latest Review from Barbara M.

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From Barb M. on Google –

Love this company.

From the person who answered the phone (Tara) to the person who came to my house (Jay)…I could not be happier. Why? They were my second quote on a basement water issue. Company Number One gave me two options: they could a) tear out my front porch and back deck and re-engineer the drainage around the exterior of my house or b) tear up the concrete in the interior perimeter of the basement ...

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Your Wet Basement

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Of all the homes in the Maryland, DC, Virginia area, yours is the most important.  Unfortunately, your basement is leaking, your foundation is cracking, or you have some serious drainage issues in your yard. How do you navigate the seemingly endless internet pages, websites and advertisements with companies claiming to be the right choice, or the best, or this or that?  This article is designed to assist you while you protect the most important investment… your home.

The most important factors ...

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Beware Outdated Basement Waterproofing Products

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Imagine this homeowner’s regret.  They paid a basement waterproofing company 1000s of dollars for a supposed basement waterproofing system only to find that the system was installed using inferior and outdated materials… not to mention the faulty installation method.  This photo shows how a 3″ perforated pipe with the lower third clogged with mud and debris.  Salesmen will attempt to fool you and tell you that the pipes will rinse with more rain water or that this type of sediment is normal.  Let ...

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