Owning a house comes with the responsibility of taking care of it. Buildings, especially older ones tend to develop cracks here and there, the basement walls crumbling and the driveway all falling apart; all which needs immediate attention.
Jump to the step by step guides for fixing:
– Crumbling basement walls solution
– Hard cracks and chips
– Spalling concrete walls
– Vertical cracks in retaining walls
– Crumbling concrete driveway
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I can’t even start to describe how much I hate those mildew patches in my shower. I don’t care if these are mildewed or molded areas, I just don’t want them in my bathroom. Yes, I know it is easy to get rid of those using the methods below but I’m also going to tell you how to make sure It won’t come back.
If you are just looking for to quickly get rid of the mildew here are the steps :
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Don’t you hate this little musty smell you get when you enter your basement? Have you got moisture in the air around you? Well, you probably need DampRid. Just leave it in the humid space and you will easily get rid of the excess moisture from the air.
DampRid (chceck on Amazon) a portfolio fo solutions aims to attract and trap moisture from the air. By reducing the humidity DampRid prevents damage to goods (mainly from the mold) and musty odors which are common in close spaces. The main ingredient is a salt names calcium chloride which is all natural, refillable and disposable.
Its role is to help keep the moisture level below 60 percent.
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Sealers play an important role in the care and maintenance of natural stone, tile, and grout. Though solid these surfaces need a little help in order to protect against water and weather and on some cases just improve their look. I’m not an expert but based on my research and experience I believe I can help newbies with some guidance and tips.
You do need to seal grout
First, let’s remove the question from the table: You do need to seal grout. As it is a mix of sand and cement it really needs some help stop absorbing water and other liquids. Not only that you need to waterproof it you want to do it every one or two years.
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