A Look At The Types Of Structural Damage Caused By Termites

Most homeowners know that a termite issue can quickly lead to a lot of problems for a home. However, what many homeowners do not realize is just what the specifics are of the structural damage termites can cause. Here is a look at some of the types of structural damage you may notice if you have a termite infestation.  Roof Support Damage  One thing a pest control contractor will always look at when they are looking for termite damage is in the attic. Read More 

Tips for Remodeling the Main Bathroom on a Shoestring Budget

The main bathroom in the average family home is used by both family members and guests. This level of daily traffic plus the effects of moisture often means that the surfaces degrade more quickly and leave the room looking worn and drab.  While homeowners frequently place bathroom remodeling at or near the top of their wish list, concerns about the potential costs can cause them to postpone any plans they might have for updating the space. Read More 

Tips for Deciding Between a Submersible or Pedestal Style Sump Pump

Do you need to install a sump pump in your home to keep the water away from your foundation? If so, you need to pick what kind of sump pump you are going to install. The two main options you have to pick between are a submersible or pedestal style sump pump. Both have advantages and disadvantages, which is why it is worth knowing more about them before you make a decision. Read More 

Have You Purchased A Home With An Unfinished Basement?

Is this your first time to own a house with a basement as part of the floor plan? If that's the case, you're more than likely not exactly sure how you want to use the extra large space. From arranging for basement waterproofing to planning how to design the basement area, here are some ideas that might help you. Start With Basement Waterproofing - The first thing you should do is to make sure that the builder of your house installed drains and seal pumps while the basement was being built. Read More 

Damp Basement – Start At The Top And Work Your Way Down

Did you spend your summer this year battling moisture in your basement? Have you started looking into what could be causing the problem, rather than mopping up and disinfecting the area every time it gets a little wet? Here, you'll find a few things to consider that will help reduce the moisture that seeps into your basement. Look Up                                Read More