This winter we have seen a lot of winter weather, including heavy snowfalls and ice storms, including thunderstorms in the middle of them! The weight of snow and ice can down power lines, causing power outages that can last anywhere from a blink to hours or days. Having no power at any time is a … Continue reading Ice Storms=No Power=No Sump Pumps
In yet another series of weird winters, 2019 is starting off with big snowfalls and record lows. Is your house ready for the cold and what are some things you can look out for this winter? Throughout the entire US, this winter has been one for the books, but it seems like the midwest has … Continue reading Is Your Home Going to be OK this Winter?
All of us at Jerry’s Waterproofing take pride in the work that we do for every one of our customers. We make sure that our contractors are trained with the latest knowledge and techniques and we equip them with the best products, tools, and equipment that is available. Here are some of our favorite manufacturers … Continue reading Jerry’s Waterproofing and Our Favorite Manufacturers
You can deny it all you want, but winter will be here soon. The way that the weather has been lately, who knows what to expect this year. A good piece of advice is to hope for the best but prepare for the worst. There are some steps you can take now, while the … Continue reading Winterproofing Your Property
As we begin to switch seasons, it’s time to think about the health of our home. Do radon levels change throughout the year? Are they higher at one time as opposed to another? Are Radon Levels Higher in Summer or Winter? Homeowners in the Midwest should have their homes tested for radon gas a couple … Continue reading Radon Levels: Winter vs Summer
Choosing a waterproofing company can be a difficult task for most homeowners. There are a variety of companies to choose from and just as many waterproofing options and solutions. In addition, many people never have to work with a contractor, so they aren’t familiar with the companies around town. However, your home is probably your … Continue reading Choosing the Best Basement Waterproofing Proposal
There is no federal code when it comes to egress windows, but many county and local municipalities have rules governing this topic. Make sure to check with your local government building inspector before starting a project. Jerry’s Waterproofing can install an egress window in both new and old construction, but it is easier to … Continue reading Do You Need An Egress Window in Iowa or Nebraska?
It’s been a weird winter all over the country, but the end is near! Although that means that freezing temperatures, large snowfalls, and everything else that Old Man Winter has thrown at us this year is almost over, we have some other things to keep an eye on. No More Snow All of the snow … Continue reading Spring Thaw and April Showers
We talked a little bit about preparing your home for the winter to protect you and your family from radon exposure, but there are other things that you need to winterize before the temperature drops. Protect Your Pump If the sump pump in your house is doing its job, you probably don’t think about … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Discharge Lines Become A Headache
Radon and Cracks Cracks in the concrete floor of your home or business can allow more than water and pests in, the cracks can also let radon gas enter the building. There are a lot of dangers associated with cracks in your foundation floor, but there is a revolutionary system on the market that can … Continue reading Radon and Water Entering Through Cracks