You may have problems with sagging floor joists. If that doesn’t scare you it should because it means the structural integrity of your home is faltering.
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The Importance of Proper Gutters and Downspouts
When home inspectors inspect a home for purchase one of the main things they look for is proper water drainage around the home. In fact, it makes their top 10 things list! Making sure that rainwater is diverted away from your home is huge whether you have a slab foundation, crawlspace, or basement. The importance […]
Condensation In Your Crawlspace Could Mean Problems Above
There is nothing like an ice-cold glass of water or sweet tea on a hot day. When your glass “sweats” it is one example of condensation. While that condensation on the outside of the glass signals a nice cold refreshing beverage for us, condensation in your crawlspace could mean problems above! What causes condensation in […]
The “Highs and Lows” of Humidity at Home
Stepping outside in Alabama in August means two things- heat and humidity! To many people the heat is tolerable but the humidity is what makes it almost unbearable! When humidity levels rise in our homes though, it can be more than just uncomfortable. Let’s explore what the ideal humidity level indoors should be, what causes […]
Keep Your Sump Pump Pumping!
Sump Pumps in our homes are silent protectors keeping water away from our basements and crawlspaces…until they don’t! Check out these tips to keep your sump pump pumping and your home dry! What is A Sump Pump? A Sump Pump is a special pump usually in your basement or crawlspace that protects your home from […]
Telltale Signs of Water Damage
Our homes are our haven right? Where we are safe, warm, and dry…but what if they are not as dry as we think? Let’s discuss some telltale signs of water damage that may be happening right under our noses. The Musty Smell Remember the smell of your home when you first moved in? or perhaps […]
Is Your Home Ready for Rain?
Spring is officially here and although we are past the “April Showers” and now into the “May flowers”, it does not mean the rains will stop. NOAA is predicting higher temperatures through June and above-average precipitation for Alabama. Is your home ready for rain? We want to make sure your basement and crawlspace stay dry […]
Debunking the Myths about Basement Waterproofing
We know you think it won’t happen to you. Your basement is just fine and you don’t need to consider professional waterproofing or you think you can do it yourself…or it just costs too much. The fact is that 98% of basements will experience water damage at some point in their life span. The average […]
6 Signs Rainwater Could Be Damaging Your Foundation
“Rain Rain Go Away” has been the theme song of 2020 so far! Thankfully, we seem to be getting a small break in the clouds just before “April’s showers” should arrive. It’s normal in times of intense rainfall to see puddles around your home, but when do those puddles mean there could be problems lurking […]
Water Damage for Buyers and Sellers: Watering Down the Deal
Our real estate market is on fire right now. Homes priced under 300K are selling within 2 months! If you have or are about to put your house on the market, a waterproofed basement or crawlspace is essential to selling. If you are on the hunt for your own new home, knowing what to look […]