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Prevent and Treat Stairstep Cracks | Washington, DC

Stair Step Cracks Every crack tells a story, a lot of them are not serious, but if you know what it is you are looking for, you can assess to a certain level of accuracy if the foundation cracks are a cause for panic or not. Of the many types of cracks, stair step cracks…

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Bowed Basement Walls – Columbia, MD

Wall studs give support to the structure of the basement wall. If you have bowed basement walls, you may be dealing with bowed walls studs. There are four main reasons why basement wall studs become bowed. Too much or lack of adequate moisture Many basement walls are constructed with wooden wall studs. Wood is a…

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Here’s Why You Should Be Worried About Those Small Foundation Cracks in Waldorf MD

Foundation Cracks in Waldorf MD Foundation cracks are almost inevitable in concrete foundations. They are caused by a combination of factors including poor construction, tree roots, lateral water pressure, soil movements, natural disasters such as earthquakes and floods and house settling. While every foundation contractor will tell you foundation cracking is normal, this does not…

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Foundation Cracks That Don’t Need Repairs

Foundation Cracks Let’s face it, foundation cracks are alarming. They are scary to look at, they can be expensive to repair and above all, they are signs that your structure is failing. While that may be true most of the time, some signs of foundation cracks and weaknesses may actually be all right. There may…

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Stair Step Cracks and What You Can Tell From Them

Stair Step Cracks Every crack tells a story, a lot of them are not serious, but if you know what it is you are looking for, you can assess to a certain level of accuracy if the foundation cracks are a cause for panic or not. Of the many types of cracks, stair step cracks…

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New Years Basement Resolutions

Happy New Year!  This time of year we get a fresh new start.  As the calendar rolls over to a new year, we get a chance to look at ourselves, our lives, our families and our homes. It is a time to make goals, to change, make anew and resolve to ultimately live a little…

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Non-Structural vs Structural Crack Repair Baltimore

Repairing a non-structural foundation crack is pretty easy and relatively inexpensive but requires the services of a waterproofing professional/company. The technician cleans out the crack and inserts a number of plastic injection ports along its length. He then applies a surface coat of fast-drying epoxy to cover the crack and hold the ports in place….

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Tips On Purchasing A Battery Backup In Baltimore

1. Pumping Capacity / Output If all you needed was to choose a cast iron sump with an AGM battery, all would be easy.  You also need to get the right size pump!  Too often we will look inside a sump pit, and find that the backup pump only has about half the pumping capacity as…

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