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Dunwoody, GA | Everdry Atlanta

What to Look for When Buying an Older Home | Dunwoody, GA

House Foundation Cracks and Much More – What to Look for When Buying an Older Home Flipping houses has become the rage today. It’s a great way to get the house of your dreams without completely draining your bank account and credit. However, if you’re buying an older home, you should be prepared to do…

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Roswell. GA | Everdry Atlanta

The Importance of Keeping Sewer Lines Clean | Roswell, GA

Sewer Lines It’s important to remember that flood-proofing a home basement only has a few things in common with waterproofing large structures like apartment buildings, hotels, or parking lot garages. It’s true that both usually have floor drains that can be maintained by snaking a pipe with electrically-powered drain cleaning rooter machines. However, unplugging a…

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Atlanta, GA | Everdry Waterproofing Atlanta

Foundation Failure | Atlanta, GA

Foundation Failure | Atlanta, GA It is safe to say the most important part of a house is the foundation. When there is a foundation failure in Atlanta, the whole house could collapse. There are many signs that your foundation is compromised. Here are a few signs that foundation repair is in your future. Foundation Cracks Not…

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Why Your Basement or Crawl Space Needs French Drains Marietta, GA

French Drains The ideal scenario would be no water ever entering the basement or crawl space at all. However, the nature of the basement and crawl space makes that difficult. The basement and crawl space are below ground and made of concrete, a naturally porous material. Being below grade you have to deal with the…

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Preventing Bowed Basement Walls in Clay Soil Environments Johns Creek, GA

Preventing Bowed Basement Walls in Clay Soil Environments Predicting the behavior of soil can be difficult even when the characteristics of the soil are known. This makes builders’ and contractors’ work even more difficult. It would be nice if the movements and behavior of soil were predictable if not stable. Even though soil behavior is…

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What To Do When You See Foundation Cracks In Cinder Block Walls – Atlanta, GA

At one point, cinder block was a popular material in homes. This type of material is much lighter than solid concrete and does provide good protection from the elements. However, cinder block also has many flaws of its own. Due to its delicate nature, it is very prone to cracking. Cracks in your cinder blocks…

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The Importance of Crawl Space Mold Removal – Sandy Springs, GA

Crawl Space Mold Removal Many homeowners don’t treat the crawl space as part of the home. They ignore it and don’t worry about water problems until they start affecting the rest of the house. What they don’t understand is the importance of crawl space mold removal in their home. The Importance of Crawl Space Mold Removal One…

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What To Expect After Repairing Basement Wall Cracks – Alpharetta, GA

  Dealing with basement wall cracks involves much more than simply solving the aesthetic aspects of the cracks. Cracks in a foundation are often an indication of a much deeper problem such as high hydrostatic pressure caused by poor landscaping or faulty gutters. It is important that these problems be dealt with before the cracks…

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3 Natural Causes of Foundation Cracks – Atlanta, GA

Many homeowners blame themselves whenever they notice foundation cracks around their home. While it’s true that there are some recommended ways to prevent these cracks, it’s not always possible to prevent them all. Many changes in the environment lead to foundation shifting. Here are some instances that may lead to structural damage in your home:…

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Concrete Block Foundation Repair – Crack Repair – Acworth, GA

Foundation Repair One of the most common reasons that homeowners call contractors for foundation repair is cracking. Cracks can be a great source of concern especially in concrete block foundations. The cracking may be the result of hydrostatic pressure, deteriorating tree roots, shifting soils and many other reasons. Regardless of the cause, it is important…

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