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Clogged gutters – it’s a dirty job but someone has to do it.

Posted Oct 15, 2021 in Gutter Services

Beautiful fall foliage can spell big trouble for your home’s gutters. Neglected leaves and debris in gutters can clog downspouts causing improper drainage and potential foundation and basement seepage. Make…

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Introducing Gutter Services

Posted Jul 12, 2021 in Gutter Services

Foundation cracks. Leaky window wells. Faulty sump pumps. Any of these can be the culprit behind a wet basement. But did you know your gutters can be too? That’s right,…

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Don't replace it, raise it!

Posted Jul 12, 2021 in Concrete Raising

Over the years, houses settle and soil erodes. It’s a normal part of a home’s aging process, but it can wreak havoc on your concrete, causing it to sink. Whether…

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Cracks in basement floor

What causes cracks in basement floor

Posted Mar 15, 2021 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing

While every home is unique, they often experience problems that are actually very common. One of the common problems is cracks. These cracks can appear anywhere, from little cracks in…

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Covered window well

How to pick window well covers

Posted Mar 15, 2021 in Waterproofing, Window Wells and Covers

Window wells provide access to your basement windows and give the outside of your house a finished appearance. If you don’t put window well covers over the openings, debris collects…

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Why concrete sinks

Posted Mar 08, 2021 in Concrete Raising

Sinking concrete – you’ll come across it in the form of uneven, cracked, or sunken concrete slabs. And it doesn’t happen without cause. In fact, slab settlement is to blame…

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Injecting Polyurethane below the concrete slab

Better options than mudjacking

Posted Mar 08, 2021 in Concrete Raising

Mudjacking is the traditional technique of raising concrete, whereas using polyurethane is comparatively new and slightly more costly. While both methods are similar, polyurethane concrete raising has some distinct advantages…

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Chicagoland home in the spring

Spring checklist

Posted Mar 01, 2021 in Waterproofing, DIY Center

The beginning of warmer weather brings with it many chores – some cosmetic (like cutting the grass and pulling weeds), and some more practical (like cleaning the gutters and changing…

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Sump pump maintenance guide

Posted Mar 01, 2021 in Waterproofing, Sump Pump Solutions

When a severe storm hits, homeowners may experience excess water in their basements or the lower levels of their homes. A sump pump is an important tool that can help…

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How to fix a wet basement

Posted Feb 22, 2021 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing, Window Wells and Covers, Sump Pump Solutions, Bowing Walls

A flooded basement is a disaster no homeowner should have to face, but when it happens, it’s important to respond in a safe, sensible way. The best route back to…

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