Technical Papers

The Damaging Effects Summer Can Have On Your Crawl Space
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Foundation vents around your home during the summer months can make your crawl space moisture problem much worse. Air is … Read full technical paperThe Damaging Effects Summer Can Have On Your Crawl Space »
Stabilize Your Basement Walls with the Carbon Fiber System
Thursday, July 6th, 2017
How did your wall get this way in the first place? As forces of nature, such as moisture and frost … Read full technical paperStabilize Your Basement Walls with the Carbon Fiber System »
Tar Heel Dehumidifier: Dry Air For Your Home
Friday, April 21st, 2017
The Tar Heel Dehumidifier eliminates damp, musty odors in your basement or crawl space by drying and filtering the air! Mold … Read full technical paperTar Heel Dehumidifier: Dry Air For Your Home »
The Power of PolyRenewal
Monday, March 20th, 2017
The Tar Heel Basement Systems PolyRenewal System utilizes high-density polymers to stabilize and level concrete. With multiple formulations available, PolyRenewal … Read full technical paperThe Power of PolyRenewal »
Detox Your Home’s Air with APCO
Thursday, January 26th, 2017
According to the EPA, indoor levels of pollutants may be 2 to 5 times- and occasionally more than 100 times- … Read full technical paperDetox Your Home’s Air with APCO »
An Insider’s Strategy to Basement Waterproofing
Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
Traditional applications of basement waterproofing would likely be an exterior drainage system or french drain. Unfortunately, there is no way … Read full technical paperAn Insider’s Strategy to Basement Waterproofing »
How Changes in Weather Cause Foundation Problems
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
What is foundation settlement? Simply stated, settlement is the movement your home experiences when the soil below can no longer support … Read full technical paperHow Changes in Weather Cause Foundation Problems »
Helical Piers and Your Home’s Foundation Problem
Monday, December 5th, 2016
There are an array of options when it comes to fixing your settling foundation. The Helical Pier System offers permanent … Read full technical paperHelical Piers and Your Home’s Foundation Problem »
Stabilize Your Home’s Floor System with IntelliJacks
Monday, November 21st, 2016
There are a variety of solutions to fix your bouncy, soft or unlevel floors. However, the IntelliJack System is one solution that stands out … Read full technical paperStabilize Your Home’s Floor System with IntelliJacks »
The Stack Effect & Your Health
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
As warm air rises in a home, it leaks out of the upper levels. New air must enter your home … Read full technical paperThe Stack Effect & Your Health »
Limitations of Square Shaft Helical Piles
Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Solid Square shaft helical piles have been used for decades in tension (pull) applications where loads tended to be light … Read full technical paperLimitations of Square Shaft Helical Piles »
Prevent Wood Rot Through Crawl Space Encapsulation
Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
There are a few ways for water vapor and humidity to enter your crawl space: open vents, exposed dirt floor, … Read full technical paperPrevent Wood Rot Through Crawl Space Encapsulation »
When the Solution in Your Crawl Space Becomes Part of the Problem
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
A home with a dirt crawl space is simply cheaper to build. The current building code requires contractors to have … Read full technical paperWhen the Solution in Your Crawl Space Becomes Part of the Problem »
Power of Push Piers
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
What exactly is a Push Pier? A Push Pier, or resistance pier, should be made of hollow round steel and … Read full technical paperPower of Push Piers »
SafeDriTM Battery Backup
Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
The SafeDri triple sump pump is the King and Queen of sump pumps. With two (2) pumps working together to … Read full technical paperSafeDriTM Battery Backup »
Why the IntelliBrace™ is the Best I-Beam in the Industry
Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
I-Beams A very important part of a home’s foundation comes from the stabilization of the basement walls. An I-Beam runs … Read full technical paperWhy the IntelliBrace™ is the Best I-Beam in the Industry »
High Humidity Making Your Insulation Droop?
Friday, June 26th, 2015
Fiberglass insulation in a crawl space with moisture is a very bad idea. The insulation will become heavy over time, … Read full technical paperHigh Humidity Making Your Insulation Droop? »
BasementGutter Surface Drain Pipe: A Superior Surface Drainage System
Monday, April 13th, 2015
In many instances, water is able to enter your house and damage the basement by flowing through the space under … Read full technical paperBasementGutter Surface Drain Pipe: A Superior Surface Drainage System »
Crawl Space Dehumidification is Key
Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
Protect your investment: Dehumidify your crawl space. Our high-capacity dehumidifier is perfect for long term protection of your crawl space. … Read full technical paperCrawl Space Dehumidification is Key »
CrawlSeal and Commercial Crawl Spaces
Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
Why Encapsulate Your Building’s Crawl Space A dirt crawl space under a business is a very bad idea. The water … Read full technical paperCrawlSeal and Commercial Crawl Spaces »
Be Smart and Make Sure Your Crawl Space Has a Drainage System
Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
Dirt crawl spaces are common and usually troublesome. The earth is damp, and as that damp soil dries, the water vapor … Read full technical paperBe Smart and Make Sure Your Crawl Space Has a Drainage System »
Don’t Let Cracked Basement Walls Become Your Home’s New Decor!
Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
The Carbon Fiber Wall System reinforces and stabilizes your cracked basement walls, restoring value and integrity to your home. The … Read full technical paperDon’t Let Cracked Basement Walls Become Your Home’s New Decor! »
Is Drainage Matting Needed For Crawl Space Repair?
Thursday, February 5th, 2015
Drainage matting is a dimpled polyethylene membrane that is installed on top of the exposed earth/concrete and underneath the CrawlSeal liner– … Read full technical paperIs Drainage Matting Needed For Crawl Space Repair? »
What You Need to Know About Mold, Fungus and Wood Rot
Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
No laughing matter- it’s just a matter of time before a damp crawl space rots your floor out. All homes … Read full technical paperWhat You Need to Know About Mold, Fungus and Wood Rot »
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