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  • 4 Reasons To Seek Concrete Foundation Services When You Have Sunken Or Uneven Floors

    23 September 2022

    If you have noticed that your floors are beginning to sag or show signs of unevenness, it is important to take action right away. These are indicative of serious problems with your home's foundation. Not only will these issues continue to worsen, but they can also lead to other problems like cracks in your walls or ceilings. Concrete foundation settlement and heaving can cause a number of different problems in your home.

  • Purchasing Horses For Your Farm? Types Of Horse Barns You Can Choose

    9 September 2022

    If you are purchasing horses for your farm, you need to make sure you first set up a horse barn for them. This will keep the horses comfortable while they are resting. Keep reading for information about three types of horse barns that are available.  Run-In Shelter If you are on a budget and only have one or two horses, you could choose a run-in shelter, also known as a run-in shed.

  • How A Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Installation Might Be Done When You Want The Space To Stay Dry

    29 August 2022

    If your crawl space is always damp, you probably need to have a vapor barrier installed on the floor. Dampness is often caused when water rolls under your house when it rains, but the dampness can also be caused by water vapor that rises up through the soil beneath your house. Putting a vapor barrier down keeps water vapor from getting in the crawl space so it stays dry. Here's a quick look at the crawl space vapor barrier installation process.

  • What Are Soft Story Retrofits?

    15 August 2022

    When you live in an earthquake-prone area, some very strict building codes exist. These building codes are designed to make sure that any building is going to be strong enough to survive an earthquake. Part of those codes will be about the lateral load resistance that a building has. The more lateral load resistance, the stronger the building is, and the more it is likely to survive an earthquake. A lateral load is one that acts against the building in parallel to the ground.

  • Preparing For The Arrival Of A Commercial Asphalt Paving Service

    1 August 2022

    If you are a business owner, and you have decided to revamp your parking area with a fresh coat of asphalt, you undoubtedly want a successful session. Here are actions to take before the arrival of the service. Alert People About Your Intentions If you have clients, customers, workers, or representatives that utilize your building, you need to let them know when you intend on having an asphalt paving service on your property.

  • 4 Signs You Need To Schedule Stucco Repair Services

    14 July 2022

    If you have stucco on the exterior of your home, it's important to keep an eye out for any signs of damage. It is a durable material, but it can still crack or chip over time. This could be caused by weather damage, age, or even insects. If you see any signs of damage, it's important to schedule repair services as soon as possible. This includes cracks, holes, or any other type of damage.

  • 3 Questions About Rewiring Your Home's Electrical System

    5 July 2022

    Does your home have old wiring that you are looking to replace? If so, you likely have a few questions about how the process will work. Here is what you need to know before you hire your electrical contractor. Will Your Entire Home Be Without Power During The Process? One concern people have with an electrical system rewiring is how long they are going to be without power. Thankfully, you don't have to be completely without power at your home except for short moments.