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Keeping Your Basement Safe and DryWhether you have a finished basement, or one that you rarely visit, this article and video will tell you what to watch for to keep your basement safe and dry, and includes some ideas and tips for making the best use of the space in your basement. more ▶
Is It Time to Replace My Basement Sump Pump?When it comes to your sump pump, an ounce of prevention can be worth a ton of cure. This article explains why it makes sense (and dollars) to replace your sump pump every 5-6 years. more ▶
Why You Need to Keep Rain Away From Your FoundationYour home's gutters and downspouts play a very important role in protecting your home's foundation from water damage. This article explains why and how you should take care of your home's gutters and downspouts. more ▶
Protecting Your Family from Deadly Radon GasEven if your home passed a radon test when you bought it, the natural settling of your home over time creates floor cracks which can allow deadly radon gas to come into your house. Nearly 1 out of every 15 homes in the U.S. is estimated to have elevated radon levels. more ▶
Protecting Your Family From MoldKeeping your home free of mold requires: prevention; quick action; and sometimes the help of a trained professional. Here are some suggestions for preventing and managing mold around your home. more ▶
How to Allergy-Proof Your HomeIf someone in your family suffers from allergies or asthma, you will want to take steps to eliminate the triggers in your home environment that make them miserable. Here are 21 tips to help you allergy-proof your home. more ▶