Should I Worry About Mold in My Crawl Space? Have you heard about the benefits of a vapor barrier? Moisture in your crawl space can bring on some unwelcome issues in your home. The rainy summers and snowy winters in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa can wreak havoc on your crawl space. The high water … Continue reading Crawl Space Repair: Benefits of a Vapor Barrier
There are many reasons why your slab foundation might need repairs. In this blog, we’ll address some common slab foundation problems that homeowners encounter and ways to repair these problems. Common Problems Disruption in the Slab Just like it sounds, a slab disruption is something that is causing your slab to buckle or sink. This … Continue reading Common Slab Foundation Problems
Finishing your basement is a good way to add livable space to any house, but a finished basement, particularly with the addition of bedrooms, has additional criteria that need to be met. When you are beginning to draw up your plans, be aware that you may need to install egress windows during your basement remodeling … Continue reading Install Egress Windows during Basement Remodeling
Chimneys and fireplaces hold a special place for many people. Fireplaces are reminiscent of warm and cozy nights on a cold day, or lighting up a fire on a holiday morning. So when a chimney or fireplace is having some wear and tear, it may lead homeowners to worry about the rest of their home. … Continue reading How to Repair Chimney Cracks
If the exterior of your house is made of brick, it is likely that you have or will eventually see cracks in the bricks. Most homeowners make the mistake of thinking that this is a cosmetic issue and that it can wait or be temporarily repaired. In reality, any crack in those bricks points to … Continue reading Cracked Brick Repair: More Than a Surface Issue
If you see water or moisture in your crawl space, most likely you are searching for a way to dry out your crawl space! There are a myriad of reasons why your crawl space is wet. It could be from the condensation of your A/C unit, poor drainage, inadequate ventilation or flooding resulting from an … Continue reading Best Ways to Dry Out Your Crawl Space
The outdoor months are dwindling and your window for leaning chimney repair is shrinking, so what is the best method to repair that leaning chimney? A leaning chimney isn’t just an eyesore, it’s dangerous problem for you as a homeowner. It can cause problems for your home and the people in it. It can also … Continue reading What is the Best Method to Repair a Leaning Chimney in NE or IA?
Egress windows are a must-have nowadays in any basement that has a bedroom or living space. In addition to providing extra light, they are also important safety features. The primary purpose of an egress window is to serve as an emergency exit when there is no other way to get up the stairs. There are … Continue reading Why You Need an Egress Window Cover
Maintaining and repairing your home can seem like an endless and daunting task. There is always something -either big or small- that needs to be done. It can be tempting to look at problems as they arise and decide that they can wait to be addressed until the project you’re currently working on is complete … Continue reading Why Should You Repair Your Foundation A.S.A.P?
When thinking about doing repairs for your home, the majority of people think that summer is the best time of year to do this. This is not always the case! Believe it or not, homeowners are able to repair their foundation any time of the year