How to Waterproof a Basement

How to waterproof a basement

  The first step to a dry basement is knowing when to get help with waterproofing. Steps to Waterproof a Basement Some waterproofing steps you can do on your own, others should require professional help. Here are the primary steps you need to take to waterproof a basement: EXTERIOR WATERPROOFING: The first thing to do … Continue reading How to Waterproof a Basement

When to Repair Your Crawlspace

Jerry's Waterproofing Crawlspace Repairs

Unmaintained crawlspaces can be breeding grounds for harmful fungi since crawlspaces tend to be exposed to prolonged moisture and humidity. Not only are these issues harmful to your health, they can also cause other dangerous structural issues to your home. Knowing when to repair your crawlspace is a part of maintaining your home, even though … Continue reading When to Repair Your Crawlspace

Radon Testing for NE Homes

radon testing

Many homeowners know about radon, but do not quite understand what is is, where it comes from, the dangers it poses, how to detect it, or how to get rid of it. Radon is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas that is created by the natural breakdown of radioactive materials in the soil. It rises … Continue reading Radon Testing for NE Homes

Iowa Egress Window Requirements

What you should know about egress windows

Egress Window Requirements & Codes Egress window requirements may differ throughout the nation, but the Iowa Government defines an egress window as ” an existing operable window with a clear opening area of not less than 5.7 square feet, and with a minimum opening height and width of 24 inches and 20 inches, respectively.” In … Continue reading Iowa Egress Window Requirements