Talking About Crawlspace Repairs

  • Rat Holes In Your Laundry Room? Try These Plaster Repair Tips

    20 August 2015

    If you find small rat holes in the plaster walls inside your laundry room, you can repair them yourself. Although plaster is a strong material, rodents can damage it when they chew through the walls to enter your home. The damaged plaster can crack or pull away from the foundation beneath it, which leaves your home vulnerable to more rodents and other problems. Here's how you repair the rat holes in your laundry room with plaster.

  • Tips For Ensuring Safety With Your Dumpster Rental

    18 August 2015

    One of the things that many business owners overlook is the importance of their waste management process. Although most understand the need for a dumpster on, if you're not proactive about the basic safety considerations, that waste management tool can quickly become a hazard as well. If you're having a dumpster delivered for your commercial property, it's important to tackle the safety concerns right from the start. Here's a look at some of the things that you'll want to be attentive to.

  • Garage Door Spring Repairs | Frequent Homeowner Questions

    6 August 2015

    You may use your garage door every day, but of you are like a lot of homeowners, you will barely take note of the door's mechanical working components, especially the garage door springs. the garage door torsion springs are there to serve an incredibly critical purpose. They support the weight of the garage door as it is lowered so that the door does not just slam shut with the force of its own weight.

  • Four Tips For Keeping Your Drains Clear

    24 July 2015

    No homeowner wants to go down in the basement only to find smelly wastewater backed up around the drain. Neither do you want your toilet or your kitchen sink to not drain properly. While everyone has this type of problem occasionally, there are easy and affordable things you can do to prevent a major drain catastrophe. How to avoid drain issues 1. Be careful where you plant shrubs and trees. Planting trees between your house and the street may look inviting, but as they grow, these trees will send out deep roots, roots that can penetrate older sewer lines and residential pipes where your residential system connects to the city system.

  • The Living Roof | Understanding The Environmental Benefits Of Green Roofing Systems

    6 July 2015

    If you were to take a helicopter ride over the business district of a large city, you may be surprised to find how many businesses actually have a green roof system in place. As a business owner, you may be thinking that a green roof is just something that would not be logical for your business. However, there is a lot more to a green roof system than what meets the eye.

  • Problems And Solutions For Noisy Garage Doors

    24 June 2015

    There are few things more annoying than opening the garage door and hearing a loud grinding or squeaking noise. There are times when it can get so bad that the noise is ear piercing. Not only is this very annoying, it can also be causing damage to your garage door and garage door opener if you do not find out what the problem is and get it repaired as soon as possible.

  • Maintaining Your Water Well To Prevent Water Contamination

    11 June 2015

     Wells need to be checked every year to identify mechanical issues and to check for cleanliness. As a homeowner, you can perform various forms of maintenance and also inspect your well for signs of damage. The Cleanliness of the Well Checking for cleanliness is essential, because some issues can emerge with a water well system that can make the water unsafe to drink. The two most common sources of contaminants for well water is contaminated surface water that makes its way into the well water and septic systems that allow the contaminants to seep into the well water.