Simple Repair Of Leaking Flat Roofs With Liquid Rubber Roofing

In many cases, a roof on a commercial building is flat and covered in rubber material with seams between each sheet that have to be sealed. When the roof was installed, it was free from leaks but over time the seams can start to leak and the material can get a hole or tear in it that will allow water to penetrate the roof. What options do you have to repair a flat roof that doesn't involve replacement of the entire roof? Read More 

Basement Waterproofing: What Is Negative Waterproofing?

When water is allowed to seeped into your basement, you will be dealing with a potentially dangerous and uncomfortable situation. Left untreated, even small amounts of moisture will allow corrosive minerals to damage the integrity of your basement walls and mold to create potentially dangerous respiratory conditions. Although the preferred method for stopping this damaging moisture to fortify your wall from the outside, this process can involve hundreds of man hours or access to heavy machinery. Read More 

Before Finishing The Basement In Your Old House, Take Steps To Reduce Mold Growth

Moisture issues are a problem in many homes, but basements especially have a reputation for damp conditions and musty smells. If you're hoping to finish the basement space in your older home, you need to be realistic about potential moisture and mold problems before you undertake any finishing. Here are the initial steps you should take before you begin.  1. Remove any and all mold that is currently present in the home. Read More 

How To Repair A Broken Seam In Aluminum Gutters

Aluminum gutter seams can separate over time after repeated exposure to sun, rain, ice and wind. These broken seams not only permit water to leak, they also can weaken the gutter structure and eventually may damage the gutters or even the fascia. However, repairing these seams is not difficult and can be accomplished with just a few minutes work. Below are the supplies and tools you will need, as well as easy-to-follow directions for fixing broken seams in aluminum gutters: Read More 

Black Water: Protect Your Home From Damage With A Fill Dirt Fort

When a sewer line backs up or breaks in your yard, it can quickly threaten your home with black water. Black water can be extremely difficult to remove from your home, but you can take steps to keep it out before it causes too much damage. If you don't do something immediately, your family could be at risk for a host of medical problems, including parasitic infections and disease. Here's what black water is and how you can reduce the destruction it causes in your home with a fill dirt fort. Read More