basement

How to decide where to install an egress window

You are going to install an egress window. You know you need it to comply with building codes and you also feel a personal responsibility for adding a crucial safety feature to a basement where people will be spending time. Decision complete, right? Well not quite. Now you need to figure out where to put …

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9 Things to Consider Before having your Basement Finished

+ Finishing a basement is a great way to add livable square footage to your home without having to build a new addition. Finishing a basement often seems like a DIY job, however there are aspects of it that require expertise from professionals. To help you start, we’ve rounded up 9 essential tips for finishing …

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How does changing weather effect my basement health?

  Changing weather and temperatures in Iowa can be hazardous to your basement health. When temperatures rise and fall rapidly it causes your home’s foundation to expand and contract. When the temperature gets colder, water evaporates from the foundation causing leaks, cracks and can weaken the foundation. Thus causing basements water damage. Temperature changes also …

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