Creating Lasting Repairs

  • The Risks Of Ignoring Flood Damage And Mold

    11 July 2017

    If your area has regular flooding, how concerned are you about the damage? Homes that have obvious damage from soaked supports, stained carpets, or sinking foundations have equally obvious concerns, but what if your home didn't have direct damage? Even if your home was seemingly untouched by flood waters, a standing water issue near your home could still lead to one of the silent threats to home improvement: mold. Here are a few mold situations that you may not have noticed, just to help you get the repairs you need before it gets bad:

  • Keeping Time And Protecting Investments - Considerations When Restoring Your Clock

    24 June 2017

    Hanging on to pieces of history can be a difficult challenge. Having items around your house that remind you of days gone by or that tie you to your family history may require those items to have a functional purpose, so a clock can fit that role very well. As time goes on, however, your clock may be less able to keep that time and remain attractive. Professional clock restoration can be a great way to bring both the form and the function back to your antiques, but it's important that you develop a complete understanding of what lies ahead.

  • Worried About Winter Flooding? 4 Steps To Test Your Sump Pump

    19 June 2017

    If you live in a flood zone, and you use a sump pump as part of your waterproofing system, now's the time to get it up and ready for winter. The last thing you want to deal with is a flooded basement because your sump pump wasn't up and running efficiently. To make sure your sump pump is problem-free this winter, here are four simple steps you should take while the weather is clear.

  • Signs That Your New Home May Have A Mold Cover-Up

    21 May 2017

    It's always ideal to have your new home tested for mold before you buy it, but not all new home buyers know this and it's easy to forget in the rush of other things that have to get done. But if you've already moved in and you're worried there may be a mold problem you weren't aware of, you'll want to keep an eye out for visible mold signs and for signs that the previous owner may have dealt with a mold problem previously, then not told you about it.

  • Four Signs Your Foundation May Need Repairs

    18 May 2017

    Foundation problems can be scary, but what's even more scary is the possibility of having a serious foundation problem and continuing on completely unaware of it. Here are four signs of foundation problems that can help you determine when your foundation needs repairs. 1. New cracks appearing The occasional hairline crack shows up when a foundation is settling shortly after it dries. If your foundation wall has a couple of hairline cracks that have been around since before you owned the house, there's probably nothing to worry about (especially if they're vertical cracks).

  • Have A Small Fire? What Toxins To Fear

    11 May 2017

    If your home had a small fire and not you are left with the remains, there are a lot of things that you need to do to help get the property back to its original state. You want to call for some professional help right away, since there are some concerns that you need to be aware of with toxins in the living space, and because you want the home to be safe.

  • How To Restore Steering Gears

    28 April 2017

    If your machine uses steering gears, there may eventually come a time when the steering gears are damaged and need to be repaired or replaced. This is a job that you can hire a mechanic to perform, but you may also be able to perform the job yourself. Perfect Installation Is Essential The power steering gears must be installed perfectly in order for the steering gear to work correctly. Otherwise, you may later experience power steering issues and you may need to rebuild the entire box.