Posts Tagged ‘concrete’
What Happens To A Concrete Foundation In Winter?
Cold weather does a lot more than get you to crank the thermostat and reach for a mug of hot cocoa – it can affect the unseen parts of your home, including your concrete foundation. You might not notice the impact the cold is having on your basement and foundation until it’s too late! When…Read More
How To Repair Basement Cinder Block Wall
Concrete block foundations have their benefits, though these days, you’ll find them supporting older homes. Because they are rarely solid in the middle, the cinder block used for foundations can develop unique problems. How would we approach repairing this kind of basement wall?Read More
Do Uneven Floors Mean Foundation Problems?
Uneven or sloped flooring is rarely a sign that there’s just a problem with the floor. It’s a better indication that settling or shifting of the foundation is going on beneath the flooring. If you notice a slope developing, your first call should be to a foundation expert!Read More
The Different Types Of Epoxy Paste And Crack Filler
Repairing vertical or horizontal cracks in your foundation walls, whether they’re inside your basement or on the outer wall, requires a material that is resistant to sagging and designed to hold up against pressure. It has to have excellent adhesion not just to the concrete, but all kinds of masonry, and even wood and metal.…Read More
The Beauty and Benefits of Concrete
Concrete is coming back in style, and frankly, it’s a great thing! Don’t get us wrong, wood decks and yard implements look beautiful too, but concrete… well, it’s another word for solid for a reason! Concrete is a foundation material for homes, commercial buildings, and roadways, but it can just as easily be the…Read More
Don’t Spring A Leak This Spring!
Spring is here, which means birds singing, buds growing on trees, and no more snow! While you might rejoice when you look out your window to see the ground no longer covered in the white stuff, snow just doesn’t disappear. It’s going to go somewhere, and it’s usually underground.Read More
So Many Cement Options…
With summertime weather comes an assortment of activities, including family get togethers, pool parties, barbeques; the list goes on. As a homeowner, chances are you’ll wind up hosting a few, however winter may have been exceptionally rough on your cement surfaces. Not to worry, we here at Ashworth Drainage are here to help, and after…Read More