The Beginners Guide to Crawlspace Encapsulation

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Just under one in six modern homes has a crawl space, and some regions take that number even higher. Depending on the construction, a crawl space can present real problems for a house’s safety and stability.

A crawl space can collect moisture, making it an attractive home for all kinds of unwanted visitors. Mold will often accumulate in a crawl space, and an insecure one can also play host to vermin.

Worried about your home? Wondering how to protect yourself ...

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A Homeowner’s Guide To Routine Sump Pump Maintenance

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Water damage can be costly. Not only can it damage your home, but it can also cause health issues, including asthma, skin irritation, and long-term health problems. 

Keeping water out through basement waterproofing and using a sump pump is a good way to prevent these issues. But the sump pump is only good if it is ready to work when it’s needed. 

To keep it in top condition, it’s important to complete routine sump pump maintenance throughout the year. Let’s take ...

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The Trouble of Poured Concrete Foundations (And How We Fix Them)

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Did you know that concrete is one of the strongest man-made materials you can use in homes? Depending on what the material mixes with, how much water to add, and other factors, poured concrete can stand up to extreme weight and weather conditions. These qualities make poured concrete foundations an excellent option for your home. 

Sometimes even concrete can weather and disappoint. Issues with water seepage, cracking, or chipping can be costly foundational issues that could wreak havoc on your home and ...

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What Is a Vapor Barrier and Is It Enough to Protect Your Crawlspace?

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If you’re one of the 67.4% of Americans that owns property, it’s likely that you need to contend with a basement or crawl space that naturally traps moisture. While this can be irritating, it’s a pretty easily-managed problem- the installation of a vapor barrier can help to eliminate this issue.

But what is a vapor barrier, anyway? That’s what we’re going to to talk about here today. Read on to learn what a vapor barrier is, its purpose, how it ...

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How To Waterproof Your Basement Without The Help Of A Specialist

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Are you starting to notice minor cracks along your basement walls and floors? One tiny crack could leave you with a major leak!

Almost 20% of all insurance losses were the result of water damage and freezing for a single year. Unfortunately, accidents happen all the time. By taking the right steps, however, you can protect yourself and your home before an accident strikes.

Want to learn how to waterproof your basement without calling on a professional? With these tips, you can ensure ...

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