Basement Moisture Control
Basement moisture is a persistent problem most homeowners face. In order to keep your home and its inhabitants healthy, you need to maintain control over this moisture. Here are some things you need to know about controlling your basement’s moisture.
Basement Moisture Is Bad for Your Health
The musty smell that greets you when
Basement Moisture Control
How To Prevent Rust
A report by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors Inc. shows that over 76% of homes older than 7 years grapple with some form of rust damage. In a similar study, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHA) says that rust damage is estimated to cost close to 3.2% of the
Do you think your home offers a safe environment for your family? Do you do your best to ensure that your home promotes the health of your family? According to the Environmental Protection Agency, you may not be doing enough. The EPA also states the indoor air of the average American house is at least 5
Leaking Crawl Space
Homeowners are often tempted to think of their homes in parts. This is because many parts of the home are not visible. However, your home is a system. Each part of this system is important in ensuring that your home is safe and comfortable. If you ignore any part of your home,
Have you spotted cracks in your foundation? Many homeowners will quickly turn to crack injections to fix the problem. While this is a great method for repairing foundation cracks, it isn’t always the best choice.
The benefits of using crack injections
There’s no denying the great benefits of crack injections. Many professional contractors use them to
A million questions run through your brain when you encounter basement wall cracks. This is understandable. Your foundation, after all, is the most important part of your home.
The following are answers to some of the most common questions homeowners ask when they encounter basement wall cracks.
Where is all the water coming from?
Homes age over time. They begin to sag and lose their structure. Foundations are often the first place you’ll notice deterioration in your home. Your foundation may develop wall cracks as it begins to give way to the pressures and stresses of time and nature.
The good news is that a few wall cracks don’t
Do you have bowed basement walls? Bowing of the walls in your basement can cause many problems around the home. If left unchecked, the bowing can eventually lead to serious structural problems that can render your property unsafe to live in.
Repairing bowed basement walls in the early stages of development can help save you
Your home is a safe haven and place of refuge. You would never be careless leaving doors and windows unlocked or valuables out in the open. When your home is subject to water damage it becomes the perfect breeding ground for basement mold.
Mold comes from microscopic spores that circulate through the air. Darkness, moisture
Being a DIYer isn’t a bad thing. It is however, important to know when you should do it yourself and when to seek help from a professional. A good example of when you need professional assistance is in solving peeling paint problems.
Painting the basement is probably one of the first steps you’d take when