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Installing a Sump Pump? Make Sure It Has an Alarm

A variety of things can cause your sump pump to fail. Being alerted of a failure is important.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Water Issues in Basement? Try These 4 Solutions First

If you're having problems with water getting into your basement, don't panic! There's 4 simple things you can try to prevent this.

Friday, November 13th, 2020

4 Reasons You Should Waterproof Your Basement

Unsure whether you should waterproof your basement?

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Protect Your Basement From Flooding as Michigan Lake Levels Remain High

Water levels are expected to remain high, which could put your basement or crawl space in a vulnerable place.

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Telltale Signs Your Crawl Space May Be Damp

Signs in your home could signify a problem in the crawl space

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Clogged Gutters & How They Lead to Basement Flooding in Michigan

With all of the leaves falling from the trees in Michigan right now, your gutters could be at risk of clogging. This can put your basement at risk of flooding. But how?

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Why You Should Fix Your Foundation Before Selling Your Home

While you could sell your home with a foundation issue, should you?

Friday, October 30th, 2020

The Problem With Concrete Block Walls in Crawl Spaces

Block walls are easy and cheap to build -- but at what cost?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

The Negative Effects of a Damp Crawl Space

Issues in your crawl space can easily become issues in your home above.

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Uneven Sidewalks in Michigan and Who They Impact

Did you know it's often the homeowner's responsibility to repair the uneven sidewalk on their property? More on concrete issues here:

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Interior vs Exterior Waterproofing

A basement can be waterproofed from the inside or the outside, but there are factors that your contractor takes into consideration before deciding which one is best for y...

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Ways That Soil Problems Can Affect Your Concrete

Soil softening, soil shrinkage and poorly compacted soil can affect the concrete around our homes. Check out our blog to see how!

Monday, October 12th, 2020

Wet Basement? 4 Ways Your Basement Can Get Damp (And What to Do About It)

Water can enter your basement several different ways.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Leveling Concrete: PolyLevel vs Mudjacking

Mudjacking is old news-- these days PolyLeveling is the way to go when it comes to fixing concrete issues. Read about the endless benefits of the PolyLevel system in toda...

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Signs of Foundation Issues Within Your Crawl Space

Ever wonder why the floors above your crawl space were tilting, or even bouncy? These are the sure-fire signs of foundation issues within your crawl space. Find out how t...

Friday, October 2nd, 2020

Why Taking a Custom Approach to Repairing Your Home is Important

Every home is different, so why would you approach every problem with the same mindset?

Thursday, October 1st, 2020

The Science Behind Wet Basements-And How to Prevent Them

Let's talk about how water enters basements and why they need to be waterproofed.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Best of the Best: Honoring Our Hardworking Team

We took some time to honor a few of our team members for their hard work and dedication.

Monday, September 28th, 2020

Michigan Weather and Its Affect on Your Concrete

With more people out and about, concrete issues might feel more noticeable and annoying-and you can thank the weather for that one. Read our post to find out why... and h...

Monday, September 28th, 2020

DIY Repairs: Should You Fix That Crack in Your Basement Wall Yourself?

We've all been there before-there's a problem with your home and instead of hiring someone else to fix it, you just want to deal with it yourself for (seemingly) much che...

Friday, September 25th, 2020

The Dangers of a Vented Crawl Space

Many homeowners are unaware of what's going on in their crawl space. They can be dark, dingy, nasty areas that no one wants to venture into... But HomeSpec can change tha...

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

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