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Tips To Avoid Common Spring Basement Flooding Problems

Spring is a common season for basement flooding. Even if your home has been dry for many seasons, this could be the year you see water in your basement when spring comes. What causes spring basement flooding, and how can you avoid it? Follow these tips to keep your basement dry as spring approaches.  1. Be smart about snow removal.  When you do snow removal during the winter months, you likely focus on keeping your driveway and walkways clear and not worry about where you put the snow—as long as it is not in the way. Read More 

Preparing For The Worst: Critical Tips For Families Living In Storm And Wildfire-Prone Areas

Coastal storms, mid-western tornadoes, and devastating wildfires are more than troubling news headlines. Each one of the major events represents hundreds or thousands of families whose homes and personal property have been damaged or lost. In addition to the appliances, furnishings, clothing, and toys, these families often lose many items that are not so easily replaced. Important documents, family photos, and sentimental or historical objects that are damaged or lost to wind, fire, and flooding are difficult to replicate and often, impossible to replace. Read More 

How To Get Hydraulic Cylinder Repairs Done The Right Way

Maintaining the lifting power of a hydraulic system is likely to eventually call for repair work to be done. Whether you're dealing with a situation that calls for a rebuild, such as putting in new hydraulic seals, or one that demands parts be replaced or machined, you may want to hire a professional to assist you. By addressing these four concerns, you can see that the job will be done the right way. Read More 

Recommendations For Cleaning And Maintaining Your Upholstered Furniture

Your comfortable couch and recliner chair can get a great deal of use over the years as they provide a comfortable place for you and your family to sit. Whether it is from a dog, children, or a pair of scissors, dirt, and damage can make their way onto your upholstered furniture to mar its appearance. But here are some recommendations you can do or hire to do to take care of and restore your upholstered furniture. Read More 

Crawl Spaces And Why They Should Be Waterproofed

What is a Crawl Space? A crawl space is a small room or passage on the basement level of a house. Sometimes a crawl space is seen in houses which have no basements. On houses with basements, a wall may separate the crawl space from the main basement. Sometimes a crawl space can be accessed from the outside of the house. If you are not sure if your house has a crawl space, ask a plumbing, electrical, or basement-work company to check for you. Read More