A Guide for Maintaining Crawl Space Foundations

There are many different types of foundations that can have problems with waterproofing, but crawl spaces are unique. The problems are often beneath your home and do not cause visible damage, but they can cause serious problems. Therefore, you want to be aware of potential problems and what you can do to keep them under control. The following guide will help you keep your crawl space updated, catch problems, and do the right improvements to prevent them: [Read More]

3 Major Benefits Of Retrofitting A Soft Story Building

If you own a soft-story dwelling, then there is the risk of extensive damage occurring when earthquakes happen. It is thus a good idea to work with a soft-story retrofitting company. Working with them will give rise to the following benefits.  Enhance Stability With Heavy-Duty Beams The problem with a lot of soft-story structures today is they weren't built with the necessary safety protocols that are now in place. Rather, they were often constructed with wooden frames — which will not stand up through the activity of an earthquake. [Read More]

The Perks of Having an Ornamental Aluminum Fence Installed

Want to have an extra barrier around your property and trying to decide on the type of fence you should let the contractors install? An aluminum fence is a great type of fence to have installed around both homes and commercial properties because of its durability, affordability, and overall appearance. If you choose an ornamental aluminum fence, you will love the way that it looks as it provides even more security to the property. [Read More]

2 Benefits Of Having A Concrete Patio Versus A Wooden One

If you have always wanted a patio outside of your back door so that you can entertain guests or simply enjoy evenings outside, you may be looking into having one built that is made out of wood. However, before you decide on doing that, consider first the benefits of having a concrete patio installed instead. 1.  Concrete Is Better Able to Withstand More Stressors than Wood One major advantage of using concrete instead of wood for your patio is that the concrete is better able to withstand more stressors than wood. [Read More]