Basements are a great way to add living spaces to a cramped home, but if you’re planning to set up an office or a bedroom there, you’ll need to install an egress window. Egress windows function as a means of escape for you and your family and an entry point for rescue personnel in the event of an emergency.
It may not be noticeable, but most houses do settle over time, which can either be caused by the house’s structure, or your home may have foundation issues. Settling is a slow process, but it doesn’t mean you should take your time or just ignore it. Foundation repair contractor Stratum Structural Systems shares the signs that may indicate problems with your home’s foundations.
Mold thrives in basements and other areas where moisture can get trapped because there’s less exposure to sunlight. Fortunately, it is possible to get rid of and prevent mold growth. Basement repair contractors Stratum Structural Systems take an in-depth look at the things you can do to prevent mold growth.
Homes stand upright thanks to their sturdy foundations. These are structures buried deep beneath residential structures, and they often come in a variety of types. Stratum Structural Systems, your local contractor providing basement waterproofing and foundation repair, explains them in today’s post.
Basement remodeling is one great way to expand your home’s living area. In this versatile project, you have plenty of options. You can turn the space into an entertainment and leisure room, an additional bedroom, a playroom for your kids or a small bar for your late-night parties. Whatever your choice is, basement remodeling requires you to take into account several considerations.