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Crawl Space Repair

Ronald McDonald House Winston-Salem Crawl Space Encapsulation Learn More

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 Challenge The Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem has a 550 sq. ft. crawl space below the main building, which contained the kitchen, dining area, offices and some guest rooms. This crawl space was in pretty bad condition; showing signs of moisture, mold and structural issues. The earth has very high humidity in […]

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Here to Help Property Managers and Real Estate Agents Learn More

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 At Tar Heel Basement Systems, we work very closely with the real estate community. If an agent, has a listing with a problem that we handle, it can be solved quickly and easily, and a lifetime warranty will be provided that is fully transferable to the new homeowner. In fact, Greta […]

Basement Waterproofing

Why the SafeDri Triple Sump Pump Trumps all Other Sump Pumps Learn More

Friday, December 13th, 2013 The King of sump pumps is the SafeDri triple sump pump system. This top-of-the-line system has three sump pumps in one sump liner and can assure that your basement stays dry, even during the nastiest of storms. Pump 1 is a 1/3 hp pump and will do the bulk of the […]

Crawl Space Repair

What is the Best Crawl Space Insulation? Learn More

Friday, November 15th, 2013 Some crawl spaces have insulation in the floor above, and some do not. One reason for insulation in the floor above is that the crawlspace is so cold in the winter due to open vents. First things first, these vents should be closed permanently, which would make a huge difference in […]

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Foundation Repair

Tar Heel Home Tip: A Few Simple Fixes Outside the Home Learn More

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 While digging up the earth outside your foundation, waterproofing the walls and installing a new footing drain is almost never a good idea, there are a few things that can be done to the outside of your home to reduce (not prevent) the amount of water getting into your basement. Here […]

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Basement Waterproofing

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Basement Science Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 Do you ever wonder why and how your basement leaks? The main reason that a basement leaks is because the home’s exterior waterproofing is failing. There are two types of exterior waterproofing that are supposed to keep a basement from leaking: 1) Coating on the foundation walls 2) A drain around […]

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Crawl Space Repair

Mold Prevention Science Learn More

Friday, October 18th, 2013 There are two types of mold: Visible mold and Invisible mold. Mold that you can see is typically the fuzzy moss like growth people find on drywall, wood framing or on items in a closet. It is pretty recognizable, difficult to clean, and most importantly difficult to understand how it got there […]

Crawl Space Repair

Negative Effects of a Vented, Dirt Crawlspace Learn More

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 Due to the “stack effect,” the rising of warm air in a home, negative pressure in the crawlspace results in gases and moisture being “pulled” out of the ground. Since this can introduce unhealthy elements (radon) and mold growth supporting moisture to the space, it would seem logical that a dirt […]

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Crawl Space Repair

Energy Savings By Sealing Your Crawl Space Learn More

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 There are many hot topics today regarding energy savings for consumers. Most of these topics relate to improving the energy efficiency of homes. Did you know that the natural flow of air in homes is like a chimney; it is called the Stack Effect. So if air rises up through a […]

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Is Your Home Prepared For Hurricane Season? Learn More

June 7th, 2013 The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season is officially in full effect, as Tropical Storm Andrea makes its way up the East Coast, bringing copious amounts of rain to the Carolinas. Hurricanes and Tropical Storms have become more and more worrisome for North Carolina residents. In fact, in the last decade 5 major storms […]

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Fayetteville Location

3400 Walsh Pky, Suite 220
Fayetteville, NC 28311

Greensboro Location

611 Summit Ave, Suite 5
Greensboro, NC 27405

North Raleigh

208 Millbrook Rd. Suite C
Raleigh, NC 27609

Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill Location

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Wilmington Location

1209 Culbreth Dr., Ste 205
Wilmington, NC 28405

Winston-salem / High Point Location

2910 Griffith Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103