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How to know if your basement leaks

You’d think it would be easy to determine if you’ve got a leak in your basement. Sometimes it is — when you see standing water, you know you’ve got a problem! It’s not always so simple though. Leaks aren’t always easy to spot, and sometimes you have to act like a basement detective to figure [...]

By | December 4th, 2019|Basement, Home Improvement Tips|0 Comments

Are Your Gutters Ready for Winter?

As the seasons change from autumn to winter, spring thaw may be the farthest thing from your mind. It pays to be prepared.  You can help prevent water leaking into your basement by ensuring that it flows away from your house. The best way to do that? Cleaning your gutters and removing any debris before [...]

By | November 27th, 2019|Home Improvement Tips, Residential|0 Comments

Is Your Home on Your Holiday Shopping List?

As the holidays approach, you’ve probably already put some thought into gifts for your loved ones. Children, spouses, parents, friends and family alike — you have the perfect gift in mind for all of them. Tis better to give than receive, but there’s one recipient that you might have neglected. Your home. Where you hang [...]

By | November 20th, 2019|General Contracting, Residential|0 Comments

You’re Ready for a Toasty Fire. Is Your Fireplace?

As winter weather approaches, we know a lot of people are eager to put their fireplace to good use. There’s nothing like a warm fire on a chilly day, but it’s important to ensure that your fireplace is as ready for winter as you are. Ask yourself, is your firebox ready for winter? If you’re [...]

By | November 6th, 2019|Chimney, Residential|0 Comments

Keeping Your Basement Dry: Indoor and Outdoor Waterproofing Solutions

You already know that you want to keep your basement dry — leaks and moisture can lead to cosmetic and structural damage, as well as hazardous mold. If you suspect that you have water leaking into your basement, it’s better to take care of it quickly. The longer you wait, the more costly the repair. [...]

By | October 30th, 2019|Waterproofing|0 Comments

Protecting your Chimney and Fireplace with a Chimney Cap

When snow blankets the ground on a cold winter evening and the wind howls outside your windows, there’s nothing quite like warming yourself by a fire. To enjoy those nights by your fireplace however, you’ve got to make sure that your chimney is in good working order. Along with routine maintenance, one of the best [...]

By | October 23rd, 2019|Chimney, Residential|0 Comments

Waterproofing Your Steps Will Ensure Longevity

The weather takes it toll on everything, including the steps leading up to your house. Cycles of rain followed by sun and heat followed by cold can have unseen effects on your steps. Winter weather may cause the worst damage, though. Winter sun will melt snow and ice, which will find cracks and crevices in [...]

By | October 16th, 2019|Residential, Waterproofing|0 Comments