Wet Basement Causes And Solutions

Posted on: 3 November 2016

Water in the basement represents a potentially serious problem, one that can lead to everything from rot, to mildew, to outright flooding. Fortunately, it may not be as difficult as you assume to eliminate some common causes of unwanted moisture. If you have a wet basement that has been causing you anxiety, read on. This article will discuss two common causes—and solutions. Landscaping Runoff The land around your home plays what may be the single largest role in your basement's relationship with moisture intrusion.
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Window Wells And Flooded Basements

Posted on: 3 November 2016

Nothing strikes fear into the heart of the average homeowner quite like the thought of a flooded basement. Yet, for many, the ways in which water penetrate a home remain shrouded in mystery. If you would like to help protect your home against flooding by learning more about vulnerable parts of the basement, read on. This article will discuss how window wells can provide a point of entry for unwanted water.
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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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