Keeping your basement dry should always be one of your priorities as a homeowner. Neglecting your basement can lead to serious damage to your home as well as costly repairs. Thankfully, there are many ways for you to protect your basement from flooding and avoid foundation repair.
At first glance, soil erosion on your property may seem harmless. However, what some homeowners don’t realize is that it can actually threaten their homes, especially the foundation. If left alone, soil erosion can allow water, earth and debris into your home. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to prevent this. In this post, foundation piering experts from Stratum Structural Systems discuss the four different methods you… Continue Reading
As a homeowner, you can prevent significant damage to your home if you know how to detect early signs of problems. Stratum Structural Systems, the area’s trusted basement waterproofing and egress window specialist, shares some tips on how you can identify storm damage on your windows.
Basement windows encounter a particularly unique set of challenges when the rainy season comes. Most of these openings are at ground level, making them more prone to water entering through the frames, flooding the basement and possibly displacing some of the soil around your foundation piering. Window wells are an effective solution to prevent rainwater from leaking into the basement but there are a few common issues that homeowners face… Continue Reading
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.