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2 Tips To Keep Water Out Of Your Basement

By taylorbarselou / September 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

There is nothing worse than coming home to a wet or flooded basement after a day of heavy rainfall. When you built or purchased your home, you were excited about the basement feature, and you probably planned to use the space for entertaining or even extra living space. And now instead of an extra room,…

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3 Easy Ways To Increase Your Home’s Value

By taylorbarselou / August 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

If you are a homeowner, you are well aware that your property’s value fluctuates based upon the market as a whole and a variety of other local factors. For example, an all brick home that was built in 1980 and purchased for $147,000 may be worth more or less today depending upon how it was…

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Top 3 Skin Crawling Critters In A Wet Crawlspace

By taylorbarselou / July 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

SNAKES! Various breeds of snakes live in Tennessee including the cotton mouth, the copper head, black snakes and other seemingly harmless garden snakes. While some of them are highly venomous, others are just around to keep the rats and other rodents out of your crawlspace. They do serve a good purpose, however, they make our…

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4 Musts When Remodeling Your Basement

By taylorbarselou / July 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Thinking of remodeling your basement? Are you looking to create a fun space for entertaining guests or for lounging around on weekends with the family? The opportunities are endless! There are a few important tips to consider when tackling a full basement remodel. Bring On The Light Do you have a window in your basement?…

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Is There A Snake In My Crawlspace?

By taylorbarselou / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

4 Species of Venomous Snakes Snake! When we hear that word, most of us experience a skin crawling, nail biting feeling run up our spine. Most of us stay as far away from snakes as possible- for good reason. After all, Tennessee is home to 4 species of venomous snakes including the Timber Rattlesnake, Copperheads,…

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How To Keep Water Out Of My Basement

By taylorbarselou / May 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

A wet basement is no joking matter. It’s smelly, gross, and embarrassing when you have guests over. It’s a hassle and frustrating because you know that if you try and use your wet basement for storage, your belongings will only become soggy and ultimately ruined. Our guess is that you’ve tried dehumidifiers and other DIY…

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Don’t Forget To Look Below

By taylorbarselou / February 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

New Keys   Purchasing a home is one of the largest, most important decisions a person will make in their life. The marriage of nervousness and excitement build as a closing date is set, and the exuberant joy bursts forth when the keys are exchanged. Whether the new home is a new construction or an…

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The Cost Of NOT Waterproofing Your Basement

By taylorbarselou / January 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Out of Sight- Out Of Mind When looking at a home, what sticks out first? The stone fireplace? The granite counter tops in the kitchen? The superficial aspects of a home are what we like to show off when we have family or friends over.  However, the most important part of the structure is out…

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