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Unveiling the Key Traits of a Great Foundation Repair Contractor

Posted May 24, 2023

Unveiling the Key Traits of a Great Foundation Repair Contractor

Introduction Foundation problems can wreak havoc on a home’s structural integrity, leading to significant safety risks and costly repairs. When faced with foundation issues, hiring a competent and reliable contractor becomes paramount. However, finding a great foundation repair contractor can …

Sump Pump Frequent Questions

Posted December 9, 2020

Sump Pump Frequent Questions

There are several factors to consider when evaluating a sump pump for your home. Does your home have a drain tile system? Many homes in Wisconsin do NOT have drain tile systems. This is because the soil types in some …

Posted March 23, 2017

Egress Windows – A Line of Safety for your Family

The other evening I had the opportunity to work with one of our project managers, and it so happened that the project we were asked to bid was an egress (escape) window. The homeowners were engaged in a rather extensive …

Posted February 21, 2017

Avoiding the Sharks

I often compare our industry to the automotive repair business.  How many of us go with our car to the repair shop with a stalling engine, or a jerky transmission, or some other problem only to find out that the …

Posted August 16, 2016

Why Basement Repair Specialists Generally Advocates Helical Piles

Individuals faced with the prospect of spending many thousands of dollars repairing a sinking or settling foundation have an important decision to make—helical piles or push piers? A homeowner’s decision is made, normally, with the information provided by the companies selling the …

Posted May 30, 2016

The Right Approach to Water Control in Your Basement

I thought long and hard about writing this article regarding our approach to water control in basements. Our company, Basement Repair Specialists, uses “water control” to describe our approach to mitigating moisture problems in basements. By the way we are not …