Assessing a Home for Signs of Water Damage

Posted on: 31 October 2016

There are a lot of things to be on the lookout for when purchasing a new home. Few, however, are more important than signs of past water damage, which may have compromised the structural integrity of the house in serious ways. If you are in the market for a new home and would like to learn more about recognizing signs of water damage, read on. This article will discuss two important points of inspection.
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Using Sand Blasting To Refinish And Parkerize Your Firearms

Posted on: 28 October 2016

Whether you collect antiques or simply like to keep your firearms in mint condition, there are few ways to get a spotless finish and years of protection like Parkerization. This process exposes the gun to phosphoric acid and other chemicals to create a strong, corrosion-resistant chemical coating. But before a gun can be Parkerized, it must first be stripped and the metal surfaces exposed. Perhaps the fastest and most effective way to accomplish this prep-work is through sand blasting with fine media.
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Preparing Your Concrete Basement Walls For Waterproofing

Posted on: 28 October 2016

If you have an extremely wet basement, then it is wise to remove the water from the space before mold and mildew start to form. Basement waterproofing involves work both indoors and outdoors, and you can complete some of the techniques yourself. Indoor techniques include placing waterproofing paint. There are several things you should do before adding the paint, like the following. Dry The Walls Most basement waterproofing paints work by creating an impenetrable and flexible seal that keeps water from moving into your basement.
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How To Repair A Leak In Your Roof

Posted on: 27 October 2016

Leaky roofs can be caused by a number of problems. It could have been caused by rotten wood beneath your shingles, a roof vent issue, or even from poorly caulked dormer windows. No matter the cause of your leak, if left undetected, it can cause a bigger problem such as interior damage or even mold/mildew problems. See below for helpful tips on how to repair a leak, as well as preventative maintenance you can be doing to help prevent these leaks.
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