Pyrrhotite and Crumbling Foundations

Pyrrhotite and Crumbling Foundations

Pyrrhotite and Crumbling Foundations Connecticut’s Crumbling Foundations: What Builders Should Know Last July, hundreds of Connecticut homeowners were horrified to find that their home foundations had begun crumbling beneath their feet. The cause? Large amounts of an iron sulfide mineral …

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5 Ways to Store Holiday Decorations

5 Ways to Store Holiday Decorations

5 Ways to Store Holiday Decorations Clever Tips for Storing Christmas Decorations When the holiday season ends, many people quickly take down their decorations without much regard for next year. With the following practical storage tips, you can preserve your …

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A successful winter open house can bring in a new real estate sale

How to Make a Winter Open House Successful

How to Make a Winter Open House Successful Dreary winter days aren’t ideal for open houses. Unfortunately, many homeowners can’t afford to wait for spring to unload their properties. If you are planning to show a home during the colder …

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Backfilling and Grading: Considerations for Builders

Backfilling and Grading: Considerations for Builders

Backfilling and Grading: Considerations for Builders Tips for Effective Backfilling and Grading Proper backfilling and grading are essential to avoiding serious structural problems in a home. To ensure a sound build, consider the following essentials for protecting your foundation. Why …

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Winter’s freeze and frost cycle can impact a home’s foundation

Winter Freeze Impact on Home Foundations

Winter’s Freeze – Frost Cycle: How it Impacts a Home’s Foundation How Frost Heaving Hurts a Home’s Foundation Foundation issues are common during winter, especially if the climate includes a freeze/frost cycle where the temperatures rise and fall regularly. With …

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