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The Cost of Improper Drainage

The cost of improper drainage on your home and property can run you into the thousands. Not always, but when your drainage system isn’t working properly, it causes damage to many different areas. read more

Swales vs. French Drains: Which Option Is Right For My Home?

You might be wondering whether your home would be best suited for a swale or a French drain. Knowing the difference between the two and the respective pros and cons is essential knowledge that every homeowner should know. Distinguishing between swales and French drains is especially vital if your home is sitting on low land. read more

Common Foundation Problems in Kansas City

WATER IN THE BASEMENT 90-95% of water issues are due to poor drainage or improper guttering The obvious signs of water problems is water running down foundation walls Cracks in basement floor slabs (heaving) is normally a sign of water…