Each year when the temperature drops, homeowners experience frozen pipes that crack or burst and cause flooding that can damage walls, floors, and furniture. To prevent this emergency, take the time to winterize the pipes in your home.
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Fall is here, which means winter is just a few months away. If you haven’t already, now is the time to start preparing your crawl space for the cold. Doing so will help prevent frozen and burst pipes and high energy bills.
The goal of good drainage in your yard is to keep water away from your home and other spaces. This essential system is sometimes overlooked in landscape design, which can cause many problems, from a damaged foundation to your landscaping, like root rots and other plant problems. When you have effective yard drainage, it:
At Missouri Basement, we want you to be educated about your home, any problems that could arise, and how to fix them. One of the problems that could affect your home is something called hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is one of the most common causes of basement leaks, bowing walls, and settling foundations in homes. […]
Bowing walls are always a sign that something is seriously wrong with your foundation. The foundation is a critical part of your home, as it provides support to the entire structure. When there is failure, your home (and your safety!) is put risk.
Cracks in the driveway, a garage door that now has gaps. What’s going on? It could be street creep. Street creep, or concrete creep, is a condition that can occur due to thermal changes or passing cars “pushing” the road towards the home. Street creep is more common in homes with concrete driveways on a […]
Noticing water in your basement can be a cause of alarm for homeowners. Water damage can be expensive to fix so catching problems early will save you a lot of time and energy. Here are the five most common causes of basement leaks in homes:
While some basement and foundation repair factors may be covered in your homeowner’s insurance, others may not. Review Your Homeowner’s Policy