There are many factors that determine if a house has a basement. It may have to do with the soil the house is built on. Dry soils (like Clay) create problems with expansion and contraction as they absorb water and then dry out. This expansion/contraction puts added pressure on basement walls, causing them to eventually […]
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Water pressure against the outside walls of your basement is a problem. And this problem only gets worse with the freeze/thaw cycle. Soil pressure can crack a block or concrete wall both horizontally and vertically. To fix this problem, the foundation must be stabilized. A fractured basement wall is a serious issue which has a […]
Aprilaire Dehumidifiers are the industry standard. So we know once you try them in a basement or crawlspace, you’ll know what thousands of other Aprilaire customers already know. That Aprilaire Dehumidifiers are the best. The Model #1850 Aprilaire Dehumidifier removes up to 95 pints of moisture per day! And these trouble-free, reliable dehumidifiers offer an […]
We recently experienced some very heavy rains in our area. And to compound problems, there were power outages too. If you lived in an area where this occurred, you know how important it is to make sure your sump pump, and the battery you use in your backup system, are both in good working condition. […]