A large number of homeowners do not give much thought to their crawl spaces. But the truth is that your crawl space is critical to the strength and stability of your structure as well as the safety of the residents, making it an overlooked but highly important part of your day-to-day life. In this article, one of the leading basement repair contractors in Missouri discusses a common crawl space issue — excess… Continue Reading
An egress window is an under-discussed but highly important part of your home. It is a window large enough, as defined by local building codes, to be used as an entry or exit route during emergencies. Its installation is required when finishing a basement and is often paired with an egress well with an attached ladder for a speedy escape. In this blog, one of the leading basement repair contractors in Missouri… Continue Reading
The spring season can bring some strong storms with it. When that happens, it’s possible for your basement to become flooded with rainwater. One way you can prevent this from happening is by ensuring your sump pump is in working order. Read on as foundation repair pros Stratum Structural Systems lists the five ways you can get your sump pump ready this spring season.
Unexpected issues aren’t fun to deal with for any homeowner. Unfortunately, they do happen and one of the unexpected issues that can be difficult to handle is a basement flooding. However, if your basement was flooded, it’s vital that you keep calm and look at the situation with a level head. To help you out, foundation repair experts Stratum Structural Systems list the eight things you can do if your basement was… Continue Reading
Foundations are often out of sight, so it’s easy to miss signs of problems or sometimes to completely forget about them. In this article, Stratum Structural Systems, one of the area’s top basement repair contractors, emphasizes the importance of foundation inspections. We also offer some tips on when you should call a professional to check your home’s foundation.