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Is Basement Waterproofing Covered by Insurance?

Is Basement Waterproofing Covered by Insurance?

20 Sep 1:30 pm by MikeMalina

Is basement waterproofing covered by insurance? The short answer is no, but there are a few policies or endorsements that you may want to consider if you live in an area prone to flooding or if you would like to prepare for the worst. Insurance Endorsements Although basement waterproofing isn’t directly covered by insurance, it […] READ MORE

Which Basement Waterproofing System Is Best?

Which Basement Waterproofing System Is Best?

10 Sep 1:23 pm by MikeMalina

There are several basement waterproofing methods available to homeowners hoping to prevent flooding and water damage from disrupting their home. However, the answer to which system is best is…complicated. The short answer is: installing a combination of waterproofing methods, as well as effective landscaping and drainage, so that your home is prepared for anything. If […] READ MORE

Does Basement Waterproofing Increase Home Value?

Does Basement Waterproofing Increase Home Value?

24 Aug 4:50 pm by MikeMalina

The value of your home is multifaceted and complex. Our homes represent so much more than a material investment; they hold memories of baby’s first steps, high school graduations, or the celebration of holidays around a dinner table filled with family and friends. Nonetheless, when it comes time to sell, it’s wise to make sure […] READ MORE

What To Do When You Find Mold in Your Basement

What To Do When You Find Mold in Your Basement

26 Jul 3:48 pm by MikeMalina

Although you might find mold unsightly, there’s another big problem with it – it’s dangerous. Mold can cause respiratory problems, as well as fatigue, confusion, and sleep disturbances. Therefore, as you can see, it’s not merely an aesthetic concern. Here is some information on identifying it, to begin with, as well as how to treat […] READ MORE

Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry

Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry

19 Jul 5:37 pm by MikeMalina

Maintaining can often feel like a tedious task. Whether it be big or small there is always something that needs to be fixed. A common issue many homeowners run into is a leaking or flooding basement. Something that homeowners that may not know is that leaking or flooding may be because of a faulty foundation. […] READ MORE

Do Droughts Lead to Foundation Settling?

Do Droughts Lead to Foundation Settling?

22 Jun 5:30 pm by MikeMalina

If you ask any homeowner they will agree that being in a drought is bad for their property. A drought can lead to plants and grass wilting and drying out, but did you know that droughts can lead to foundation issues as well? Droughts dry out soil causing it to shrink and pull away from […] READ MORE

Time to Take Notice: Why a Leaning Chimney is a Sign of Foundation Failure

Time to Take Notice: Why a Leaning Chimney is a Sign of Foundation Failure

08 Mar 9:22 pm by MikeMalina

It’s Time to Step Outside and Check Your Chimney. Chances are you have used your chimney over the recent colder months of the year. Now that spring is right around the corner, It is time to get out and take a closer inspection of your chimney. It is important to know that a leaning chimney […] READ MORE

Concrete Leveling: Level up this Spring

Concrete Leveling: Level up this Spring

01 Mar 10:52 pm by MikeMalina

Spring is right around the corner, and as the snow melts you will get a good look at your driveway, sidewalks, patios, and other concrete slab areas of your home or business. Do you notice any areas beginning to sink? Are there new or more pronounced areas that could cause tripping hazards? Concrete Leveling is […] READ MORE

Benefits Of Winter Foundation Repair

Benefits Of Winter Foundation Repair

14 Dec 10:28 pm by MikeMalina

Months Of Winter Winter runs from mid-December through mid-March. During this season, there are more benefits of winter foundation repair than one might think. Moreover, winter months tend to be slower for foundation repair companies. In general because of the colder weather and multitude of holiday gatherings, people tend to be less motivated. However, because […] READ MORE

There is a Gap Between the Soil and My Foundation

There is a Gap Between the Soil and My Foundation

12 Aug 7:43 pm by MikeMalina

Many areas throughout the US have expansive soil, or soil with heavy clay content. Expansive soil swells when wet, and shrinks excessively when dry. When the soil shrinks, it often causes large cracks and crevices to appear. The expansion and contraction of the soil is often the cause for a gap forming between the soil […] READ MORE

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