Moisture building up in your home is never a good thing. It attracts all sorts of unwanted things in your home like mold, mildew, musty smells, and small animals and insects. Also with the mold, dust mites, insects, and other pests; the allergens can cause damage to your health of you and your family. Moisture … Continue reading Vapor Barriers in Your Home
New Construction Foundations Building a new home is always an exciting experience, but it is important to make adjustments to the foundation in the beginning so that you will not run into issues later. A lot of times when a home has foundation problems they occur because when the house was originally built the proper precautions were not taken into considerations. … Continue reading Getting It Right the First Time
Signs You Need Foundation Repair Problems with the foundation of your house can cause many other issues in other parts of your house and, if not addressed right away, can cause major problems. The most common problem we find is leaks in the basement. The foundation of your home is what holds your house together. If … Continue reading Foundation Repair for Lincoln Nebraska
Why is Radon Mitigation So Important? Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive chemical. It is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. All homes contain a small amount of radon. It is considered a health hazard due to its radioactivity. As radon decays, it produces new radioactive elements called decay products. They stick to surfaces, like dust particles … Continue reading Radon Mitigation for Omaha, Nebraska
Snowmelt causes big foundation problems in the Spring. The sun is shining, the temperatures are warming up, and the snow is beginning to melt away. On the surface, it looks great as a new warmer season is on its way. However, if you live an area that gets a lot of snow in the winter … Continue reading Snowmelt Causes Big Foundation Problems
When there is a foundation problem in the home it can cause many other problems, also. The foundation of the home is a very crucial part of keeping everything together. If there is a problem found with the foundation, it is necessary to be taken care of immediately to ensure the safety of the home. … Continue reading Wall Anchors in Omaha
Chimneys are a great addition to any home. They used to be the main source of heat for homes when there weren’t whole-house heating systems. Now chimneys are generally a stylistic addition to the home. A chimney looks nice, but it can be causing great problems to the foundation. It is important to observe the … Continue reading Chimney Repair in Nebraska
Hello, readers, and welcome to Jerry’s Basement Waterproofing’s new blog! We’re very excited that you could join us here. Since 1976, Jerry’s Basement Waterproofing Inc. has been saving wet basements and sinking foundations in the Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa areas. In addition to our specialty (waterproofing and foundation repair), we also offer radon testing … Continue reading Welcome to the Blog!