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How to Detect a Leak in a Concrete Slab

By |December 9th, 2012|How To's, Interior Design|

A slab leak is a water leak within the foundation of a home, which can often result in water damage, flooding, and structural damage. For homeowners, it's a complicated and expensive repair, and like many plumbing problems, it's best to catch the issue early on. Slab leaks occur for a number of reasons including inept [...]

How to Clean Your Gutters

By |October 11th, 2012|Exterior Projects, How To's|

With leaves turning and falling to the ground, and into your gutters, knowing the very simple basics of how to clean out your gutters will help you remain safe and your gutters/roof to last longer. Dirty guttering will quickly send water running down the walls of your home, leaking through windows, doors and damaging walls [...]

How to Prep Before Laying New Concrete Pavement

By |October 8th, 2012|Exterior Projects, How To's|

If you’re about to have new concrete poured, it’s important to carefully prepare the ground beforehand. A smooth, compact surface under the new concrete will help to prevent cracking of the new pavement due to unstable soil underneath. Follow these steps to prepare the ground surface before your new concrete is poured. Make sure the [...]