Hidden water leak

Chasing the Water – Infrared Home Inspection to the Rescue

Many homeowners have experienced this situation: an odd or slightly moldy smell where water shouldn’t be– like your bedroom or your closet in the bedroom – and then have no idea what to do about it. If you’ve ever found yourself touch testing the walls and carpet, patting around feeling for moisture, then you know … Continued

Top 5 Basement Waterproofing Concerns for Homeowners

If you live in Illinois and your home was built in the last 20 or 30 years, your home likely has a poured concrete foundation. Older homes were often built using masonry, such as brick or stone. Both foundations have their benefits and problems and both are susceptible to leaks. Older foundations used mortar between … Continued