Posts Categorized: Residential

basement, Flooring, Residential, Waterproofing | May. 15th, 2017 | 0

How to Spot Water Damage In Your Home

Water damage causes more headaches for homeowners in the Portland and Vancouver area than just about anything else. Why? Because in many cases, water damage can go unnoticed for a long time, leading to serious problems that are difficult (and expensive) to repair. In today’s post, we’re going to take a look at the most… Read more »

basement, Flooring, Residential | Mar. 28th, 2017 | 0

How To: Convert Your Basement Into A Home Office, Man Cave, Family Room, Play Area Or Other Useful Space

Many homes in the Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA metro areas have a basement. Unfortunately, that basement space is often unfinished. Unfinished basement space is most common in older homes, particularly the charming Craftsman homes and bungalows found in local neighborhoods. Many homeowners, especially as their families grow, look to find ways to take advantage… Read more »

Flooring, Residential, Waterproofing | Mar. 20th, 2017 | 0

Portland Home Maintenance Checklist

The Pacific Northwest sees some of the highest annual rainfall levels in the country. For homeowners in areas like Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington, this is a reason for concern. Of course, Pacific Northwesterners aren’t afraid of a little rain, but a high amount of precipitation raises specific needs for home maintenance. Are you prepared? Fortunately,… Read more »

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Residential, Waterproofing | Feb. 7th, 2014 | 0

Crawlspace 101

Chances are you don’t spend a lot of time thinking about your crawlspace. Nobody’s blaming you—and honestly, who really considers their home’s crawlspace until there’s an issue? It’s recommended to inspect your crawlspace once every six months and look for leaks and signs of mold—among other red flags, but we’ll get to that later. What… Read more »

a concrete floor in a kitchen area

Flooring, Residential | Feb. 3rd, 2014 | 0

Transforming your garage into a man cave

We won’t sit here and act like there isn’t an overabundance of information, tips, and ideas out there surrounding turning any room of your house into a man cave. Simply Google “man cave” (or we can for you) and you’ll see 96 million results! The problem is, the information is more entertaining than resourceful—based around… Read more »

a stone and concrete flooring on a entry way

Residential | Nov. 8th, 2013 | 0

Home Maintenance and Upgrades that Boost Property Value

Are you looking to sell your home but you’re not sure how to get the most from your investment? You might be surprised that there are a few things you can do to raise property values without breaking the bank. Seal & Refinish Cracked Floors In the Pacific Northwest, the ground tends to shift as… Read more »

Cracks in Concrete

Residential | Oct. 22nd, 2013 | 0

Signs Your Concrete Floors Are Aging

  Concrete is widely considered to be one of the most durable and long lasting building materials used today, and throughout history. In fact, concrete was used extensively by the Romans from 300 BC to 476 AD and even remnants of concrete floors, which were made of lime and pebbles, have been discovered in Greece… Read more »

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