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Seasonal Foundation Care: Essential Tips for Year-Round Maintenance

Seasonal Foundation Care: Essential Tips for Year-Round Maintenance As the seasons change, so do the environmental conditions that can affect the health and stability of your home’s foundation. To ensure the longevity and structural integrity of your foundation, it’s essential to implement seasonal care and maintenance practices tailored to the unique challenges posed by each […]

A Comprehensive Winter Preparation Checklist for Homeowners

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A Comprehensive Winter Preparation Checklist for Homeowners   As the days grow shorter and the air turns colder, it’s time to prepare your home for the challenges that winter can bring. By taking proactive steps now, you can ensure a cozy, efficient, and worry-free winter season. Here’s a comprehensive checklist to help you get started […]

Is it time to invest in a dehumidifier?

At Missouri Basement, we understand that one of the most significant threats to the integrity of your basement is excess moisture. This silent intruder can lead to a host of problems, from structural damage to health issues for your family. To combat this common issue, we recommend using dehumidifiers as an essential tool in maintaining a dry […]

Now is the time to get your home foundation inspected

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As a homeowner, you know that there is no margin for error when it comes to your property and its assets. The foundation of your home is crucial to the stability and security of your asset – if compromised, you could be looking at costly repairs or even an expensive rebuild.

Your basement spring cleaning checklist

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Springtime is perfect for homeowners to get their homes in order and kickstart any new projects. One area of the house that deserves some extra attention during this season is your basement. It can be easy to forget about what lies beneath, but taking care of your basement now will save you from having a […]

How to find the best home insurance for you

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If you are in the process of buying a home, or own a house already, finding the best home insurance policy is an essential part of protecting your investment. Homeowners insurance comes with many added benefits such as paying for repairs and replacements due to damage done by weather or wear and tear over time.

How to clean and repair a flooded basement

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A flooded basement is more than just a giant headache; they’re a safety and health hazard. When your basement floods, you have more than just water to contend with—there may be sewer backup and debris like building materials. These can cause injury and illness if not handled properly.

Prepare your home pipes for freezing temperatures to avoid a costly water emergency!

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Each year when the temperature drops, homeowners experience frozen pipes that crack or burst and cause flooding that can damage walls, floors, and furniture. To prevent this emergency, take the time to winterize the pipes in your home.

What Is Hydrostatic Pressure?

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At Missouri Basement, we want you to be educated about your home, any problems that could arise, and how to fix them. One of the problems that could affect your home is something called hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is one of the most common causes of basement leaks, bowing walls, and settling foundations in homes. […]