Why do my sheetrock walls have cracks?

basement floor systems

There comes a time when cracks begin to appear in the sheetrock walls of a house. Those cracks usually appear in areas of least resistance, for instance, near windows or doorways. It is an unfortunate reality a homeowner must face from time to time. Usually, a victim will have to make a quick trip to the hardware store to get … Read More

What are those white and red stains?

flex seal for basement walls

Efflorescences? If you have an unfinished basement with bare concrete or block walls, you might notice a strange occurrence that happens over time. You will gradually see an efflorescence, white and red stains appearing on the walls. This visual warning is chemistry at work. To understand why this efflorescence is happening we have to start at the very beginning. During … Read More