So you have decided that your basement needs work, but now how do you prepare for the waterproofing services? There are a handful of things that will make things easier, both for you and the repairman. In this article, we will talk about some housekeeping that you can do to make sure everything goes smoothly … Continue reading How Should You Prepare for Waterproofing?
Is basement waterproofing covered by insurance? The short answer is no. Although, there are a few policies that you may want to consider if your home is in an area that is susceptible to flooding. If you want to be prepared read this article to learn how your home can be covered! Insurance Policy Even … Continue reading IS BASEMENT WATERPROOFING COVERED BY INSURANCE?
Moisture in your crawl space can bring on some unwelcome issues in your home. High humidity and an unpleasant smell of mold and mildew can certainly make your house uncomfotable. But these issues can have effects on your health, and if the water damage gets worse, it can create more severe foundation problems. At Jerry’s … Continue reading Crawl Space Repair: The Benefits of a Vapor Barrier
There are so many reasons why your slab foundation might need repairs. In this blog, we’ll talk about common slab foundation problems homeowners have and some ways to repair these problems. Common Problems One common slab foundation problem is the disruption in the slab. This can create complications that consist of uneven floors and walls, … Continue reading Common Slab Foundation Problems
Finishing your basement is a good way to add livable space to any house, but a finished basement with bedrooms has criteria that it needs to meet. When you are ready for your basement remodeling project, be aware that you may need to put in larger windows. You may be wondering “What is an egress … Continue reading What is an Egress Window?
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
There is a myriad of reasons why your crawl space is wet. It could be from the condensation of your A/C unit, it could also be from an excess of rain in your area. No matter how your crawl space got wet, it is an issue that should be dealt with in a quick manner. … 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 safety features. Egress windows serve as an emergency exit when there is no way to get up the stairs. There are specific dimensions and requirements that must be met when … Continue reading Why You Need an Egress Window Cover