Archive for May, 2016
There?s no stopping the rain, but there are ways to prevent moisture from destroying your home.
One way water enters the home is by clogged gutters. When debris collects in the gutters, roof water has nowhere to go, causing it to build up around the foundation of the house. Moisture can leak through cracks in the roof and siding, leading to a number of internal problems.
A general rule of thumb is to have downspout extensions directed at least 1.8 meters away from the home?s foundation walls in or
With about 2 million licensed realtors in the United States, finding a good one should not be too difficult. However, there a
Foundation repair can be very expensive. In the United States, the average cost of a foundation repair is about $4,430. For some homeowners, that price tag for their foundation repair can be as high as $10,000.
If you are concerned about the state of your home’s foundation, contractors say there are a few things you can look for:
- Cracks in your walls, especially when they are over windows, doors or around the point where the ceiling meets the top of your walls.
- Your doors may stop latching or start to jam up.
- Open cracks in your ceramic tile, vinyl or other covering that you have over a concrete floor.
- Your windows that were easy to open and close start to stick or you can no longer close them all the way.
- Ways You Can Prot