Waterproofing Membranes in Nebraska and Iowa The key to a safe, healthy home is a dry basement. Wet, damp basements can become the perfect habitat for mold growth and insect infestation. Also, water compromises the home’s structure by causing wood rot and foundation issues. You can help guard your family against health hazards and … Continue reading Waterproofing Membranes Prevent Wet Basements in NE & IA
Bowed Wall Problems in Iowa There is a multitude of foundation problems, one more indicator is bowing foundation walls. These structural flaws weaken the basement walls as well as cause serious foundation problems. Because wall problems are hard to spot, it is best to hire a licensed professional. At Jerry’s Waterproofing, our experts can examine … Continue reading Bowed Wall Repair in Iowa – Problems to Watch For
Basement Floor Leaks in Omaha, NE Basement floor leaks are a common occurrence in homes. Because basements are underground, they are susceptible to moisture. If you have a finished or unfinished basement, water could cause major water damage and expensive repairs. Too much moisture can ruin furniture, carpet, and personal possessions as well as promote … Continue reading Basement Floor Leak in Omaha – What Should You Do?
Leaning & Tilting Chimneys Mean Big Problems As a homeowner, one of the most comforting things in your home can be having a fire in the fireplace. It’s wintertime in Iowa and Nebraska, and so when we think of our chimney, that is the first thing we think of. That warm and toasty fire … Continue reading Common Chimney Problems to Watch for in Iowa & Nebraska
Common Basement Waterproofing Problems in Iowa It doesn’t matter whether you own residential or commercial property in Iowa, water can cause damage. Water doesn’t care if you have an empty basement or a basement you use for storage, or even if you have a basement you use for living or working in. If you … Continue reading Basement Waterproofing Problems and Solutions for Iowa
Basement Floor Leaks – What They Mean for Your Omaha Home When the ground beneath your home is poorly compacted, or there is excess water built up around and beneath your foundation, problems can easily occur. If you have a finished basement in the Omaha area, or Nebraska and Iowa, you may find that … Continue reading Prevent Basement Floor Leaks & Cracks in Omaha
Be Prepared for Winter With a Basement and Foundation Check Before the cold, snowy Iowa winter sets in, it is a good idea to get your basement, foundation, and chimney checked out for any issues that there may be. Freezing weather can take a toll on the foundation of a structure. Small cracks in … Continue reading Prepare for Winter with a Basement and Foundation Check
Don’t Ignore Foundation Problems If you have a home or business in Iowa, you must be aware that foundation problems may occur. The soil in Iowa is expansive soil which means that it expands during wet weather and shrinks during dry weather. As the soil keeps continuing to shift and move, so does your … Continue reading Why Not Cut Corners With Foundation Repairs?
Iowa Has Unusually High Radon Levels, Why? Radon is a natural radioactive gas that is caused by the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. You can’t see, smell, or taste it. It enters your home through cracks and other holes in the foundation and can also enter through well water. Your home … Continue reading Why Are Radon Levels so High in Iowa?
How Do Ceiling Cracks Form in Your Omaha, Nebraska Home? Ceiling cracks can become a major concern for homeowners. They lead to water leaks and create unattractive blemishes on the ceiling and walls. Ceiling cracks are prevalent in aging homes, but they can also indicate major foundation issues such as settlement. All homes, regardless … Continue reading How Can a Ceiling Crack Mean You Need Foundation Repair?