Hi there, I'm Udon Pollack. I am passionate about protecting foundations from flood damage. The foundation is the only thing connecting the house to the ground. It keeps the home standing through heavy storms and small land shifts. Every once in a while, foundations will develop cracks that let water seep through the walls. As a result, the basement may flood during the next heavy storm. In addition, water coming through the cracks continues to weaken the foundation. Luckily, people can have their foundations sealed up by a professional to stop this harmful progression. I will teach everyone the basics of flooded basement repairs through this site. Everyone deserves to have a sturdy home set on a strong foundation and I'm here to help people understand how to accomplish that feat. Thanks for visiting my site. Come back soon.
23 February 2016
It can be frustrating to plug something in to an electrical outlet, only to have the item not turn on. In most cases, the problem is small and is typically something you can fix on your own. Here are some steps you should follow if you have an electrical outlet that is not working. Make Sure the Electrical Outlet is the Problem The first thing you will need to do is make sure that the electrical outlet, rather than the electrical item, is the issue.
1 February 2016
Renting your home out as opposed to selling it offers a multitude of benefits you'll likely enjoy, including the opportunity to take advantage of various tax deductions and the ability to increase your overall personal net worth. But in order to benefit from being a landlord you are going to need to attract tenants and start collecting rental income as soon as possible. A great way to set your rental apart from the competition and ensure that it rents quickly is to include the following comforts with the rental—and they won't cost you anything if you factor your expenses into the overall rental price of your place:
13 January 2016
If you have an automatic garage door, then regular service is required to help keep the door in great shape for many years. The average garage door should last for around 10 years before you notice small things breaking and requiring replacements. One of the things that you may see wearing down after 10 years is the rollers that help to move your garage door up and down along the tracks. Without good rollers, the door can stick in place or simply slide down the tracks too quickly.
21 December 2015
Prior to 1914, animal hair was used as a binder in most plaster walls. While horsehair plaster is strong, fire-resistant, and acts as a great sound barrier, it also comes along with a risk—the contraction of anthrax. If you've just purchased a historical home and discovered that you've got horsehair plaster walls, here's what you need to know. How Great Is The Risk? Anthrax is a disease caused bacteria. The bacteria are found in soil and can infect many types of livestock.
10 December 2015
Approximately 15 percent of Americans get their household water from a private well, not a municipal water system. About 23 percent of these wells contain dangerous levels of contaminants. Some contaminants, like arsenic, come from natural geological sources, while others come from a homeowner's activities. Here are three household sources of well water contamination and how to keep your well safe. Septic Systems Septic systems are on-site wastewater treatment systems. If you have one, the wastewater from your toilet, showers, and other drains collects in a large, underground tank.