Water in your basement can destroy personal belongings and weaken the very structures that support the home above. Water leaks can cause mold to grow, soak all of your personal possessions, and cause wood rot in supportive structures in the basement. Clearly, it will not be cheap to fix the mess created by basement water. […]

Alabama and other southern states have seen a lot of severe weather recently. Between hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the tornado that ripped through northwest Alabama at the end of August and beginning of September, there has been a lot of potential for damage in Alabama homes. One of the biggest recent concerns for many […]

Common Basement Problems in Alabama Having a basement can add a lot of valuable storage space or living space to your Alabama home. However, there are a lot of problems that might appear in your Alabama basement due to harsh weather or soil issues. Take some time to examine your basement for the following problems […]

Why do You have Rotten Wood in Your Crawlspace? If you see rotting wood in any of the support beams and posts in your crawlspace, it most likely means that you have a moisture problem. Excess moisture in your crawlspace can be a major factor contributing to wood rot that leaves your crawlspace’s structural integrity compromised. […]

Do you ever see bugs in your home? Ants, spiders, flies, etc. It is not uncommon to find these creepy-crawlers hanging out in your home, especially during the warmest months of the year when they are thickest outside and easily make their way inside. However, there is one particularly harmful kind of pest that you […]

If you have a crawlspace in your home, you know that it is an area of the home that has a tendency to become damp and humid. Water seeps in through the porous concrete that makes up the crawlspace walls or through cracks in the foundation. Vented crawlspaces might even have moisture problems related to […]

With several chances of rain in the forecast for the next week in the Birmingham, AL area, water leakage may be a concern for many local homeowners. If there are cracks in your foundation or gaps between the walls and the floor, you might be at risk of ending up with a wet basement. Puddles […]

Be on the Watch for Concrete Cracks this Summer The Birmingham forecast for the next few days shows increased temperatures and chances of rain. As temperatures rise this summer, homeowners have several things to worry about. What if your yard or plants wilt or dry up? What if summer storms cause damage to your home? […]

Have you noticed increased allergy symptoms or respiratory issues for anyone in your family? While springtime does tend to bring on seasonal allergies, some of these symptoms could be caused by something else – mold. If there is a mold problem in your basement or crawlspace, the mold spores will get into the air, which […]

Is there a Solution to Cracked Home Foundations in Alabama? One of the most concerning issues for homeowners is the appearance of cracks in the home. Cracks commonly appear in walls, ceiling, concrete flooring, and brickwork of many Alabama homes. Sometimes these cracks can be fixed be filling them in and painting over them. However, […]

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