DIY Basement Waterproofing There are two words that most homeowners don’t want to hear in one sentence: “wet” and “basement”. Basements are very susceptible to moisture, leaking and flooding. If you don’t have the right waterproofing in place, all the work you do on finishing the basement space could be for naught. Should you try DIY basement waterproofing ... Read the full post -->
What is Anchor Foundation Repair People often don’t realize that many structural changes they notice in their home indicate that they need to have their foundation repaired. Here are a few things to look for:
Cracks in your stairs
A chimney that leans
Windows and doors that stick
Cracks in walls, floors, and drywall
Stoop and porch settlement
The soil around your home can be causing issues with your ... Read the full post -->
Save Material by Reusing Your Existing Foundation The availability of land in prime areas is becoming increasingly limited, and home owners wishing to move into these areas are faced with the prospect of buying an existing home and remodeling or tearing the old one down and starting again. There are several advantages to a tear down in that the new structure can ... Read the full post -->
What is Shoring? What is shoring and how does it affect the way in which homes are constructed? The short answer is that shoring is the architectural process of supporting a structure, usually a home, with shores or other props to prevent the structure from collapsing.
Why is Shoring Important?
Laying down shores for homes in hilly terrain – think ... Read the full post -->