Foundation repair sounds like an expensive, lengthy process. A question that many homeowners ask themselves is “is foundation repair worth it?” In a word: yes. Not only does foundation repair fix unsightly cracks in your home, but it also adds value to your home and keeps you and your family safe. Let’s take a look … Continue reading Is Foundation Repair Worth It?
No matter how it happens, a pipe bursting or a heavy storm coming through, a flooded basement is always a headache to deal with. At Jerry’s Waterproofing we can help get your basement back to normal and make sure the flooding doesn’t happen again. But sometimes a flood causes a panic and you want to … Continue reading How to Deal With a Flooded Basement
If you find yourself cleaning up a flooded basement after every heavy rainfall, it might be time to consider installing a sump pump. Flooding not only damages your belongings, but it also promotes the growth of mold and mildew, which is dangerous to your health. A sump pump will help solve these problems by pumping … Continue reading Sump Pump Installation: DIY or Hire a Professional?
With temperatures starting to get into the negatives, it’s important to prevent your pipes from freezing. Frozen pipes can lead to serious damage to your home and can be a huge mess to clean up, not to mention the bill that comes along with it! In this article, we will talk about some preventative measures … Continue reading How To Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing
If your basement needs repairs becasue of bowing walls or cracked floors, you likely are dealing with a foundational issue. Depending on how serious the issue is, it may be a pretty big investment. So figuring out how long basement floor repairs last is a reasonable question to ask. In this article, we talk about … Continue reading How Long Does Basement Floor Repairs Last?
Foundation settling is typically expected in any home, and you may even see small cracks because of it. But sometimes you might see a large horizontal crack across the wall with the wall looking like it is angled inward. This is called a bowed wall. When too much exterior water presses against your foundation wall, … Continue reading Bowed Wall Repair: What is the Best Solution?
Your crawl space is an essential part of your home’s structural support. Crawl spaces bear the weight of rooms above and are connected to the foundation. This is why any damage can have a significant impact on your home. Being on the lookout for these common problems could save you time and money if found … Continue reading When Should You Repair Your Crawl Space?
Winter is on its way, and with it comes the snow and freezing temperatures. Many homeowners have egress windows in their basements. An Egress window is a large window with a well to provide an emergency entrance or exit. In many areas of Nebraska and Iowa, egress windows are required by law for basements used … Continue reading Prepare Your Basement for Winter With Egress Window Covers
Many homeowners usually don’t think about how the soil around their house can affect the foundation, but many problems can derive from different soil conditions. In this article, we’ll talk about some characteristics in the dirt around your house to watch for that are common with the development of structural issues. How Soil and Foundations … Continue reading How Soil Can Affect a Home’s Foundation
New construction projects are exciting, but they can also be overwhelming. There are so many factors to think about when building a new home, you may forget about things like foundation waterproofing. Installing waterproofing products in your new construction home can help you steer clear of basement moisture in the future. This will save you … Continue reading New Construction Services: Foundation Waterproofing in Nebraska