5 REASONS WHY CONCRETE CRACKS

We often get asked about the causes behind concrete cracks. Customers wonder why they can appear even in a newly poured foundation. A homeowner will question why it is cracking and wonder if they received substandard workmanship or products. When installed properly, concrete is one of the most durable and long lasting products you can…

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Tips To Keep Your Home from Flooding

There are several ways homeowners can protect their homes from the increasingly strong and wet storms that have now become less the exception and more the rule. Make sure your sump pump is operating properly.Install a battery backup or generator for sump pumps.Have an interior drain system installed in the basement that runs into the…

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A Sump Pump is an Appliance in Your Home

You may think that your brand new fridge with adjustable shelves or other things with a Bluetooth connection might be a cool appliance in your house. Or maybe the stack-able washer and dryer set that cleans your clothes using half the water as your old one seems like your best appliance. If you’ve ever experienced…

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Waterproofing New Concrete Foundations

Waterproofing may be the least exciting phase of construction, but it鈥檚 one of the most crucial. While there really isn鈥檛 any artistry involved, it鈥檚 easy to overlook the importance and just go through the motions. Many builders want to rush through things and get this phase of the job done quickly, but if you want…

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Can A Wet Basement be Dangerous?

If you are living in a home with moisture issues and water damage in your basement you might be putting your family鈥檚 health at risk. Although it might be something you are trying to ignore, a leaky basement or a basement with moisture issues can lead to dangerous mould and mildew growth. Here are some…

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RAINSTORM TIPS

Rainstorms during the spring and summer are a fact of life, and with them can come the threat of a flooded basement. Your home is made up of many drainage components that work together to direct water where it is supposed to go – onto city streets and back lanes. Keeping water away from the…

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