Water Management During and After Winter in South Dakota
Water Management During and After Winter in South Dakota Between flooding, freezing temps, wind chills, and snowy and icy weather, South Dakota has had a pretty rough winter. There are ways to protect your home against the many problems that could affect your basement or foundation during late winter and early spring. Some of these issues include water leaks, mold and mildew, wood rot, foundation cracks, flooding, bowing walls, and more. Over the winter, water seeps into the porous concrete slabs and freezes, which causes expansion inside the slab. When that water melts, it causes contraction. This cycle of expansion … Read More
Can Water Break My Foundation?
Can Water Break My Foundation? With Spring just arriving and storms, rain, and snow melt are a common occurrence, the question “can water break my foundation” is a real concern. While standing water can cause a multitude of problems as Spring progresses, none of them can cost you more than foundation problems. When it rains, if you don’t have the proper drainage and grading around your home and foundation, water will find its way into your home. The concrete in your foundation is porous for one thing. The other thing is that a lot of water can build up around … Read More
Sioux Falls Flooding: How Rapid Foundation Repair Can Help
Wet & Flooded Basements in Sioux Falls, SD Due to recent flooding in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, many homeowners have experienced serious damage to their home as well as loss of personal belongings destroyed by flood water. Major floods like these can be devastating to a home, forcing homeowners to replace flooring and drywall or even move to a new home. Water damage is a serious issue, as it not only destroys household furniture and possessions, but can also cause the growth of mold and mildew. Wet Basement Solutions for Sioux Falls Flooding If you have a wet basement in … Read More
How Are You Managing Your Water?
South Dakota Water Management Exterior and Interior Water Control Do you find that you are having some issues with water or moisture building up in your home? Is your home humid in the summer? If these are the cases in your own home, then you probably need to take a look into your exterior and interior waterproofing methods. When you do not have proper waterproofing systems in your home there can be large consequences that you may not even be aware of when there isn’t good water management. Moisture build-up that is left behind in your home can cause mold or mildew … Read More