Waterproofing your Basement Before Winter Making sure your basement is waterproofed before winter hits is important. When the snow and ice come this winter, it can cause serious issues to your home if you do not have proper waterproofing. If there is a crack in your foundation, the snow and ice will seep into the … Continue reading Basement Waterproofing Before Winter in Iowa
Radon Mitigation in Iowa Radon is a radioactive gas that is found in the soil and groundwater. It has no color, taste or odor. Radon can enter your Iowa home by seeping up from the ground through wall cracks, floor cracks, spaces, or drains. Radon gas decays into radioactive particles that can get into … Continue reading New Homes in Iowa Require Radon Mitigation Systems
Iowa Egress Windows Laws and Compliance While there are not any strict state or federal definitions of what a bedroom is and what a bedroom requires, local governments of the Dallas, Madison, Polk, and Warren counties in Iowa agree that bedrooms have an egress window and a closet. The reason that the egress window is so … Continue reading When Am I Required to Have an Egress Window in My Iowa Home?
Quality Sump Pumps in Nebraska No one wants to deal with a flooded basement. That is why the team at Jerry’s Waterproofing provides residents of the Omaha, Nebraska area with sump pump installation and repair services. The sump pump is the component in the basement waterproofing system that helps to keep your possessions and … Continue reading Sump Pump Quality – What to Look For
Basement Flooding Solutions in Iowa Because Iowa is located in the Midwest, it is prone to numerous thunderstorms and heavy rains throughout the spring and summer months. These storms can wreak havoc on your home in several ways, but one of the most significant problems that can result in basement flooding. If water starts … Continue reading Basement Flooding in Iowa – How Jerry’s Waterproofing Can Help
Egress Window Options in Iowa and Nebraska Here at Jerry’s Waterproofing, we offer egress window installation that will follow the IRC egress window requirements for both Iowa and Nebraska. We offer two different types of egress window products, and we can help you decide which one will be the best fit for your Iowa … Continue reading Research Iowa and Nebraska Building Code for Egress Windows
Waterproofing Membranes in Nebraska and Iowa The key to a safe, healthy home is a dry basement. Wet, damp basements can become the perfect habitat for mold growth and insect infestation. Also, water compromises the home’s structure by causing wood rot and foundation issues. You can help guard your family against health hazards and … Continue reading Waterproofing Membranes Prevent Wet Basements in NE & IA
Bowed Wall Problems in Iowa There is a multitude of foundation problems, one more indicator is bowing foundation walls. These structural flaws weaken the basement walls as well as cause serious foundation problems. Because wall problems are hard to spot, it is best to hire a licensed professional. At Jerry’s Waterproofing, our experts can examine … Continue reading Bowed Wall Repair in Iowa – Problems to Watch For
Basement Floor Leaks in Omaha, NE Basement floor leaks are a common occurrence in homes. Because basements are underground, they are susceptible to moisture. If you have a finished or unfinished basement, water could cause major water damage and expensive repairs. Too much moisture can ruin furniture, carpet, and personal possessions as well as promote … Continue reading Basement Floor Leak in Omaha – What Should You Do?
Leaning & Tilting Chimneys Mean Big Problems As a homeowner, one of the most comforting things in your home can be having a fire in the fireplace. It’s wintertime in Iowa and Nebraska, and so when we think of our chimney, that is the first thing we think of. That warm and toasty fire … Continue reading Common Chimney Problems to Watch for in Iowa & Nebraska