Damage to your home's masonry can come in many different forms. In particular, it is common for the mortar that holds your masonry together to start to degrade as it ages. This can cause it to start to crack and fall out. Fortunately, tuckpointing is an excellent technique for correcting this type of damage to your home, and after these two questions are addressed, you should have a better understanding as to why this type of damage needs to be professionally repaired.
10 September 2015
Discovering water damage in your basement is a disheartening feeling, but you shouldn't spend too long staring at the problem in disbelief. Although it's best to quickly call a damage restoration company, such as Flagship Restoration, it's possible to take matters into your own hands if the company can't arrive for a day or two. Removing the water and starting to deal with the dampness can not only reduce your restoration bill, but can also prevent the issue from worsening in the hours ahead.
30 June 2015
If you have copper piping installed underneath the concrete flooring in your home, and you are seeing signs that there is plumbing trouble causing leakage from these pipes, a slab leak detection service is the best way to professionally find the source of the trouble. A slab leak detection service will be able to find the area in question without causing any destruction to your home in the process. Here are some signs that your home is suffering from a slab leak and what a professional would do to repair it properly.
25 June 2015
There are all kinds things that could point to water problems in your basement, such as mold and mildew growth or high humidity levels. However, if you take a look at just one structural component of the basement you can easily diagnose and understand many of your moisture issues. If your basement walls could talk, you could really learn a lot about what needs to be done for waterproofing purposes to rectify the situation.
24 June 2015
If your roof is leaking, you may be worried about water damage in your attic or ceiling, electrical issues from water getting into wiring, or even drywall crumbling. Those are all good reasons why leaky roofs should be fixed as quickly as possible. But mold is another serious problem that can result from a leaky roof. And the problem is, even if you get your roof fixed, that mold can continue to grow once it has a foothold somewhere in your home.
18 June 2015
Whether your home has been flooded because of a burst pipe or heavy storms, it is vital that you get the place clean and dry as quickly as possible. The longer you put off the water removal and cleaning, the stronger the possibility for permanent damage. However, it is vital that you do the clean-up properly. Here are the top three mistakes that homeowners make when they are cleaning up from a flood.
16 June 2015
Your refrigerator is one of the key appliances in your home. A breakdown in this appliance can cause major problems which can result in costly repairs and spoiled food. Taking care of your refrigerator through regular maintenance is the only way to ensure that you do not end up having to repair it regularly or replace it too quickly. Clean Your Coils Your refrigerator coils should be cleaned every six months in order to prevent rust and too much dust from gathering on them.
16 June 2015