Top 5 Causes of Water Damage Water damage from weather related or other problems is extremely destructive because homes today are not being made like they used to. It doesn’t take much for drywall to fail. Therefore, you need to stay prepared for an emergency and have a plan in place so that you can act quickly when water damage occurs. ... Read the full post -->
Sinkholes, Sinkholes, Everywhere! Sinkholes have begun to appear in various places around the world in recent times. In the various places that sinkholes have appeared, odd occurrences have come up.
Sinkholes happen due to a combination of erosion and the drainage of water. They can be a few feet wide to large enough to swallow entire buildings. Many ... Read the full post -->
Why Do Buildings Collapse? Buildings can collapse for a variety of reasons. While substandard construction methods and lax inspections are often the cause of building collapses in developing countries, the causes of building collapses in the United States typically have different origins.
Concrete buildings are particularly prone to collapse in poorer countries because they require large amounts of steel ... Read the full post -->
London’s Buried Diggers If you are considering adding a new room or considering major renovations to your home, then chances are you will need to renovate your basement or make alterations to your foundations in some form or another.
When you start renovating and digging foundations, you might just be amazed at what you find. We all know about ... Read the full post -->
Is the Crack in my Home Foundation a Serious Problem? This is a question we are often asked and the answer is more complex than you may imagine. Cracks in a foundation can range from a normal occurrence to a sign of emanate failure.
First, the basic duties of any residential foundation is two fold one it distributes the perimeter load from the structure to ... Read the full post -->
Make the Inside of Your Home Bigger There is one problem with zoning laws that restricts a home owner’s ability to enlarge their house outside the original building envelope; it confines that house to a certain size family and price range. Whether it is historical preservation or set back requirements or height requirements, if you can not get a permit to go ... Read the full post -->