Fall Lawn Care

Interestingly enough, fall is the best time to get your lawn in shape and ready for the winter season. Now is the season to develop a lusher, greener, healthier lawn. This is the time for aerating, the critical time for fertilizing, and mowing shorter than usual. Plus, even though the grass is entering its big…

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Re-directing downspouts on your home

We all know that downspouts from eavestrough should be re-directed away from our foundations. The volumes of water that come off a roof can be quite substantial during times of rain, when you consider it will be concentrated at the discharge point in two or more corners of the foundation. The main challenge with this…

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What makes a good Waterproofing Company?

Wise Cracks庐 loves helping people and we鈥檙e passionate about. This shows from our first contact with the client to the clean up after the job. The health of your home starts in your basement! So, how can you tell what makes a good basement waterproofing company? We wish homeowners would call and ask questions (ask…

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WET BASEMENT?

It鈥檚 been said that more than ninety eight percent of all houses have had or will have some form of basement leakage at some point. IDENTIFYING THE PROBLEM; The presence of efflorescence, a white mineral deposit inside the foundation walls indicates moisture penetration. The severity of the problem, whether minimal or actively leaking, is not…

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Putting it off for a rainy day

The concrete crack that does nothing may be your worst nightmare. Putting it off for a Rainy Day is an expression used when we procrastinate.  The thoughts of reading a good book, knitting that sweater, writing that book, or trying that new recipe are all things we all try to do but continually set aside…

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Water Stains or Efflorescence on Concrete Walls

Beware of potential 鈥淲ater stains鈥 or Water Stains or Efflorescence on Concrete Walls, a white chalky residue, on your basement’s concrete before you close in the walls or cover the concrete floor. A few things the look for or look out for: Stains on the concrete wall  Stains on the concrete wall is usually due to water…

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