Home/Crawl Space
16 June

Caissons, Retaining Walls and Foundations Groundwater Danger

2022-06-16T12:45:33-07:00

Why are Caissons, Retaining Walls and Foundations always in danger from intruding groundwater? In 2015, a construction worker standing at the edge of a caisson that was built to prevent groundwater from entering an excavation, was literally sucked down and trapped in crushed stone that surrounded the caisson.  In essence, groundwater seeped into the construction site and created a pressure differential between the outside and [...]

Caissons, Retaining Walls and Foundations Groundwater Danger2022-06-16T12:45:33-07:00
1 April

Save Money and Stop Overpaying to Heat and Cool Your Home!

2022-04-01T11:35:10-07:00

You Could Be Overpaying to Heat and Cool Your Home If You Have A Crawlspace! If you like paying less to heat and cool your home, and if you like protecting your home and family, this is the blog for you!   We recently had an interesting conversation with one of our clients, and she told us it was incredibly informative.  So, we decided to literally [...]

Save Money and Stop Overpaying to Heat and Cool Your Home!2022-04-01T11:35:10-07:00
30 November

Top 3 Scary Secrets About Basements and Crawl Spaces!

2021-11-30T19:32:59-08:00

Once in a while we have to warn our clients about what can go wrong with their basement and crawl space, and yes, we are referring to those “bump-in-the-night” creepy things that homeowners often don’t know much about, until it’s really too late!  A crawl space can be a scary thing! A crawl space is that shallow, unfinished space beneath the first floor of a [...]

Top 3 Scary Secrets About Basements and Crawl Spaces!2021-11-30T19:32:59-08:00
10 November

Crawl spaces could be infected with mold, mildew and dead critters – have you checked?

2021-12-23T05:01:35-08:00

Unfortunately, a home’s basement and crawl space (that area beneath the first floor – yes – the one you never go into….) are typically exposed to moisture and unhealthy mold, mildew, and fungus, and even infestations by bugs, termites, mice, and rats.  All this can take a bite out of the value of your home and expose your family to health hazards! What is a [...]

Crawl spaces could be infected with mold, mildew and dead critters – have you checked?2021-12-23T05:01:35-08:00
26 October

3 things to protect your home or business in the rainy season!

2022-01-11T06:32:28-08:00

Once again, we are in the Rainy Season at our fair city of Los Angeles!  Some folks are carving a pumpkin, others are putting together their shopping list for Thanksgiving, and yes, some of us are buying holiday presents, because we’re worried that store shelves will be empty when we finally decide to go shopping – what a year 2021 has turned out to be! [...]

3 things to protect your home or business in the rainy season!2022-01-11T06:32:28-08:00
19 July

Why Does a Concrete Foundation Crack?

2021-07-12T10:26:01-07:00

Here’s what we know about concrete! There are two things you know for sure about concrete:  it will be hard, and it will crack!   Cracks in concrete foundations and walls are fairly common.  Some cracks are the result of “shrinkage” of the concrete that is a normal part of the concrete’s curing process, and in such cases, the cracks will not pose a structural concern [...]

Why Does a Concrete Foundation Crack?2021-07-12T10:26:01-07:00
4 July

Top-10 Fun Q&A’s About Your Home’s Crawl Space and Basement!

2021-12-22T18:37:18-08:00

What is a crawl space? A crawl space is a shallow, unfinished space beneath the first floor of a home, or under the roof of a structure.  The crawl space typically provides access to plumbing or wiring. Why is my home’s crawl space so humid? When a home’s crawl space is vented and has exposed soil, groundwater and rainwater seeps into the soil, continuously releasing [...]

Top-10 Fun Q&A’s About Your Home’s Crawl Space and Basement!2021-12-22T18:37:18-08:00
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