5 Ways To Tell If Your Basement Needs Waterproofing

No one enjoys seeing water in their basement. In addition to be damp and discoloring the walls and furnishings, water in the basement can lead to hazardous mold and mildew as well as decrease the value of your property. While some water issues are as easy to fix as repairing a cracked window or cleaning out clogged gutters, others are signs of more serious foundation issues. It's important that you evaluate the problem carefully--and call a waterproofing contractor--if you notice signs of foundation cracks or bowing. [Read More]

4 Types Of Windshield Cracks

Chips and cracks in your windshield can be distracting, and they can also distort what you are able to see through your window. Understanding the different types of cracks can help you to describe the problem accurately as well as determine whether you need a completely new windshield. Chips A chip happens when something strikes the windshield and takes a chunk out of one or more layers of the glass. A chip doesn't go all the way through, however, leaving some of the lower layers of the windshield intact. [Read More]

Two Keys To Prevent Pest Invasions In Your Home

Insects serve a necessary purpose in nature. Some insects help to pollinate plants, others help to decompose and repurpose dead plants and animals, and some help with population control. Insects can, however, become pests when their domain infringes into human territory. Insect bites can be irritating at least and deadly at worst. Furthermore, insects can destroy food supplies and make a home unsanitary. Two keys to keeping your home free from insects are to eliminate nesting grounds and to close off entry points into your home. [Read More]

3 Reasons To Use Slate Roofing Tiles

Slate is one of the best roofing materials that you can use because of the many different benefits that it can provide. A slate roof is going to be environmentally friendly, fire resistant, and long lasting. Environmentally Friendly A roof made out of slate roofing tiles is a great choice for anyone looking to build an environmentally friendly home. One of the biggest reasons for this is that slate roofing tiles will usually be recycled and used on new structures when a house is destroyed or torn down. [Read More]