NON TYPICAL FOUNDATION CRACK ASSESSMENT

Non Typical Foundation Crack Assessment Visible crack on outside parging: Parging is a thin layer of cement over the outside of the foundation wall, serving a mainly aesthetic function. As the concrete of the foundation wall itself will expand and contract with temperature fluctuation, and shift due to settling, this thin

THE FACTS ABOUT RADON MITIGATION

THE FACTS ABOUT RADON MITIGATION Radon is a colorless, tasteless, odorless gas that forms in nature when uranium in the soil breaks down and it is known to be one of the leading causes of lung cancer. The prevention of radon in your home and the identification and removal of

HOW TO SEAL CRACKS IN A CRAWL SPACE

HOW TO SEAL CRACKS IN A CRAWL SPACE Keeping the crawl space in your building dry is absolutely essential to avoid any rot, mold, allergens and insect damage. Here are a few step by step instructions on how to keep water and moisture away from the crawl spaces and how

SHRINKAGE CRACKS

SHRINKAGE CRACKS Almost every home that has a concrete basement faces the problem of dealing with foundation cracks at some time or another. Cracks may occur due to various problems, one of the most common being the shrinkage in volume of the concrete as it cures, causing a stress in

EPOXY CRACK INJECTION

EPOXY CRACK INJECTION All of us love to keep our basement clean, safe and dry to add to its functional value. We find basements very useful in storing unwanted extra things lying around and also use it as an extended living space. If, however, there is a crack in the

PREVENT EXPENSIVE FOUNDATION CRACK REPAIRS

PREVENT EXPENSIVE FOUNDATION CRACK REPAIRS The top priority for any homeowner must be to fix problems related to foundations including cracks that result due to several reasons. By periodically checking for little problems, it is possible to avoid any bigger problem, protect the property value and ensure enhanced home safety.

LOW PRESSURE INJECTION FOR CONCRETE CRACKS

LOW PRESSURE INJECTION FOR CONCRETE CRACKS There is significant increase in the usage of poured foundations in homes in Canada and US. However, just as in concrete blocks, poured foundations are also prone to cracking. Previously, the problem of leaking cracks in home foundations was addressed by waterproofing with drain

BASEMENT INSULATION INFORMATION AND GUIDE

BASEMENT INSULATION INFORMATION AND GUIDE Read on for useful information and tips on insulating and sealing the basement. Keep your home well insulated by following a few simple processes to seal and insulate your basement.  Basement insulation is all about following a certain process to seal or insulate ceiling and

TIPS ON MAINTAINING INDOOR AIR QUALITY

TIPS ON MAINTAINING INDOOR AIR QUALITY Many people think they only have to worry about air pollution outside, but the air in homes and other buildings can become polluted as well. Illness from poor air quality in buildings is so common that there is even a term for it, sick

BUILDING MATERIALS – POURED CONCRETE

BUILDING MATERIALS – POURED CONCRETE Basements can be constructed using a variety of materials and there are several factors to consider in selecting which to use. The ultimate objective is a structurally sound space that is comfortable and functional. The comfort factor will depend, in part, on the basement’s ability

Start typing and press Enter to search

Shopping Cart