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Grade Issues: Running Water into Crawl Spaces and Basements

The Perma-Frost is now melting in Michigan. This means our rivers, streams and ditches are overflowing, the water table is rising, and saturated ground can not absorb the water. The result? Standing water everywhere. If the grade and swale at your ...

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House Noisy in The Winter?

Ever wonder why your house and deck make cracking one popping sounds when temperatures reach dangerous lows?  It's the basic laws of physics, according to Norbert Delatte, civil and environmental engineering department chairman and professor at ...

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Winter Preparation

Winter is upon us here in. Michigan. It’s that time of year to batten down the hatches, and protect our biggest investment. Here are a few easy to do items that will save money, help prevent deterioration, and keep you warmer. Close all feed ...

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Home Inspections and Buying A Home

In today's aggressive real estate market, it's easy to get caught up with the hurry to purchase a home. In other words, good homes go fast, so buy it or loose it. Buying a home is an emotional experience, and since it's, in many cases, the largest ...

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