It’s no secret that a home can easily be flooded especially during storms. Unfortunately for many homeowners, this can cause a whole host of issues for them. After all, your furniture could be damaged, plus mold and mildew can easily develop in your home. Thankfully, there is an easy way to prevent your home from being affected by water: waterproofing.
Winter exposes your home to extreme weather, and sometimes the effects of it can reach your foundation. Some signs of foundation damage include a constantly jammed door, cracked doorways, and windows that stick or won’t close completely. Also, if you notice cracks in vinyl or ceramic tiles that are installed over a concrete floor, these may indicate a problem with your foundation.
Many causes of foundation problems can be easily overlooked. By knowing what these are, you’ll be able to identify and prevent them from damaging your home’s foundation. In this article, basement waterproofing expert Stratum Structural Systems shares some areas you should check to ensure your foundation is safe from potential risk of damage.
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.