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Hurricane Season in Virginia

Waterproofing and Prevention It’s peak hurricane season in Virginia again and homeowners need to make sure to take steps to protect their property.  The Atlantic Hurricane season begins in June and ends at the end of November with the peak occurring from mid August to late October. Obviously coastal communities are on high alert for […]

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The Problem with Ignoring your Chimney Issues

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3 Tips to Get Ready for Spring 2022

Spring is almost here, and it’s time for a lot of changes in our environment. Whether it’s more rain, less cold, or more pollen, there are a few things that we can do to get our home and property ready for the spring weather. While many of us take up D.I.Y. projects once warmer weather […]

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What Effect Does Colder Weather Have on Your Virginia Foundation?

Winter & Colder Weather Foundation Problems What many Virginia homeowners may not realize is that winter and its colder weather can actually have harmful effects on your home’s foundation. When the weather reaches freezing temperatures, winter foundation problems and damage become more likely. When the temperature is under 40 degrees for three consecutive days or […]

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Why Inspecting Your Masonry is So Important

Sometimes when you look at your brick home (or business) the last thing you notice is the bricks and their condition. You might look at landscaping that needs work or roofing that needs to be replaced, but you don’t think about the bricks deteriorating. Masonry failure is not something you should ignore in your Virginia […]

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Do I Need A Masonry Expert?

To put it simply, yes. Because masonry consists of building structures from individual units (stone, brick, concrete block, etc.), the process of binding these materials can get complicated. Constructing walls, buildings, steps, and other structures is a one-of-a-kind art. In addition, bigger jobs require heavy equipment, specialized tools, and a specific set of skills that […]

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5 Reasons To Contact A Masonry and Brick Repair Expert

As a homeowner, there are many reasons that you should contact a masonry and brick repair expert. Because brick, stone, and concrete are prone to cracking and chipping, repairs become necessary over time. Typically, masonry repairs should be addressed quickly to avoid dangers to both the structure itself and the entire building. When considering masonry […]

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Water Damage Due To Hurricanes

Every fall the East coast undoubtedly gets hit by some type of hurricane or tropical storm. This year is no different. The repercussions of Hurricane Ida have included torrential rain, flooding, and wind damage. So basically, preventing water damage is vital. These disturbances negatively impact residential homes, commercial housing, and small and large businesses alike. […]

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Foundation Problem Signs

Taking care of one’s foundation is essential. If you want your home or business to remain structurally sound, then taking care of what’s going on beneath your home is just as important as taking care of what is going on inside of it. Learning to recognize foundation problem signs will help you ensure the integrity […]

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Have Water In Crawlspace after Heavy Rain?

Having a damp or wet crawlspace is never a good thing, especially after heavy rain. After all, water in a crawlspace can only lead to more severe issues if the problem is not taken care of in a timely manner. For instance, water in a crawlspace can cause mold and mildew issues, a decrease in […]

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