3 Tips to Prevent Basement Flooding

3 Tips to Prevent Basement Flooding

While there are a lot of positive things about having a home with a basement (like extra living space, storage, and privacy), one of the biggest drawbacks is that all basements will eventually leak, and the risk of flooding. Any homeowner who has dealt with a basement...
What You Need to Know About Stone Foundations

What You Need to Know About Stone Foundations

What You Need to Know About Stone Foundations If your home was built before 1915, it may have a stone foundation. As the most common foundation type in historic homes, we often see stone foundations when inspecting homes and older buildings in the Milwaukee region. ...
Home Value Boosters at Every Price

Home Value Boosters at Every Price

Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, you may wonder what improvements you can make now to elevate the value of your home and make it more attractive to potential buyers.  When it comes to making repairs and preparing your home to go on the market, there is...
7 ways to keep pests out of your home

7 ways to keep pests out of your home

Even if you’re an animal lover, I’d guess that you’re not keen on the idea of sharing your home with mice, spiders, roaches, and squirrels. They may be cute and fuzzy (or creepy and horrible), but they belong outdoors.  From a home inspection standpoint, there are few...