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Roofing Repair or Replacement – Roofing Materials and Things to Know

Posted by on Jun 2, 2017 in Exterior, Repair & Maintenance | Comments Off on Roofing Repair or Replacement – Roofing Materials and Things to Know

One of the most important components of your house or a business building is certainly the roof. For that reason company- and homeowners gaze upon their roofs to look for signs of damage. But, once you spot potential issues, should you patch them up or replace the whole roof? There are advantages and disadvantages to both approaches and the decision isn’t easy to make. We’ve talked with some of the best experts for roof repair Indianapolis can offer to learn more about roofing materials and to get tips on deciding whether a roof needs repair or replacement. Here’s what we’ve found out! Roofing Materials – Characteristics For roofs for residential properties, the most common materials are wood, metal, tiles, slate and asphalt. Each of these options can eventually be replaced or repaired if and when necessary; their life expectancy...

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Foundation Issues – Signs and Repair Methods

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Repair & Maintenance | Comments Off on Foundation Issues – Signs and Repair Methods

Foundation issues are rather serious because they can lead to huge structural damage in your house. No matter if you’re a buyer or an owner, foundation problems are always frightening and, for a reason, you are probably really interested in fixing them. Fortunately, foundation repair is possible without tearing it out and starting from scratch. Let’s take a look at possible concrete foundation  signs and repair methods! Past techniques for concrete foundation repair were various; some were futile, while others involved too much disruption to business routine or normal living. Luckily, technology has evolved and experts are well trained to help you fix your foundation problems. Slabjacking and hydraulic jacking (or piering) are the most common methods of foundation repair nowadays. Slabjacking involves producing a lifting force that would restore the member to the original elevation. Here, experts pump...

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Guzz App – Help is Never Far Away

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in Repair & Maintenance | Comments Off on Guzz App – Help is Never Far Away

We live in an era when you can find and do anything online, don’t we? People have started to browse Internet and look YouTube videos when they want to finish certain DIY project, to repair or make something. But, sometimes it’s hard to find exactly what you are looking for, especially when you’re desperate to find a solution to your problem. Luckily, there’s Guzz, a new social network where people can help each other via live video chat. So, if you have a problem in practical matters and you’ll need a real person to talk to, Guzz is there to connect you with someone who’s more tech-savvy than you. The developers of Guzz came up with this idea when their washing machine broke down and they simply couldn’t find the right tutorial about certain brand among numerous YouTube videos....

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5 Signs It’s Time to Look Into Asphalt Repair

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Repair & Maintenance | Comments Off on 5 Signs It’s Time to Look Into Asphalt Repair

Don’t let damaged pavement get in the way of getting more from your home or business. Here are the signs it’s time to look into asphalt repair. When you think of common everyday hazards, it can be easy to overlook the pavement outside your front door. Damaged asphalt isn’t just an eyesore, it can cause all sorts of other problems too! Why is resurfacing asphalt so important? Having smooth, well-kept asphalt outside your home, on your driveway or surrounding your place of business is about much more than just keeping up appearances. Damaged or aged surfacing can cause serious accidents to pedestrians and motorists, with thousands falling victim each year. If you’re a business owner, correct maintenance of your outdoor surfaces is vital if you’re going to avoid on-site accidents that you may be liable for. What started as a simple, cracked pavement...

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Mudjacking vs. Polyurethane Concrete Raising

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in Repair & Maintenance | Comments Off on Mudjacking vs. Polyurethane Concrete Raising

If you operate or own an apartment or business complex, you have probably realized that replacing settled concrete slabs proves to be more expensive compared to raising and/or repairing it. Nevertheless, you might be in doubt whether you should use traditional technique of raising concrete called “mudjacking” or the newer method using polyurethane. We have asked the professionals from Acme Concrete Raising & Repair to tell us more about these two techniques and recommend the better solution to the problem. Here is what we found out! Mudjacking is the older, more traditional technique used to correct sunken concrete. Once a series of large 1-2 inch holes are drilled in the concrete slabs, a slurry is pumped through the holes under pressure to beneath the concrete. The slurry lifts, or floats the slabs to the desired level. Finally, the holes are patched...

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