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Winter Weather Effects on Your Home

Living in the Midwest, we are no strangers to cold, harsh winters, but that’s not the only drawback to winter here. The cold temperatures also affect your home’s foundation, and may even be compromising its structural integrity. Get familiar with these adverse effects that winter can bear on your home as well as some ways […]

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Epp Concrete’s Pier System

The soil underneath your home is constantly shifting, expanding, and contracting. Settlement occurs when the soil below a home is unstable, causing it to expand and contract, resulting in a sinking movement, or settling, of the house’s foundation. This leads to cracks in interior and exterior surfaces, most often on the foundation or on walls […]

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Preparing your Home for Fall

Fall is in full effect, the leaves are starting to fall, football season is in full swing, and here in the Midwest, that means that winter is right around the corner. While it easy to forget about, there are some things to make sure your home has a smooth transition into winter. Fall is a […]

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How to Soundproof your Concrete Walls

Concrete is one of the most popular building materials in the United States in both residential and commercial construction. Most people think that the sheer thickness of concrete makes it an effective soundproofing material, but that just is not true. While concrete is great when it comes to strength, durability, versatility, and cost effectiveness, the […]

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How to Choose a Concrete Company

When it comes to your home’s foundation, it is far too important to trust to just anyone. The decision to repair your basement or foundation is not a cheap one, and it is important that you choose a company you can trust and that will complete the job with honesty and integrity. The most important […]

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Pouring concrete in Hot Weather

Now that summer is in full swing, everyone has their list of what they want to get done while we can work outside. For some people’s projects, this may include pouring concrete. Whether you are wanting a new patio for the backyard, or a path through your garden, there are a few things to keep […]

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Summertime and Your Foundation

Here at Epp Concrete, the summer months are extremely busy for foundation repairs. This is partially due to homeowners having more free time to dedicate to home improvements, but the nicer, dryer weather also allows for more uninterrupted work time.   Most people only think about their foundation and their basement during the wet months, […]

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Saving Your Basement During Severe Weather

If you fail to prepare, then prepare to fail. This is true in most aspects of life, and is definitely true when it comes to the health of your home. With the severe weather season upon us, there are a few simple things you can do to make sure your home is ready for whatever […]

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How Landscaping Can Prevent Basement Flooding

What if we told you that you could kill two birds with one stone when it comes to preventing your basement from flooding. Some flooding problems may be directly related to the landscaping around your house, so you may be able to stop your basement from flooding while updating your landscaping. Here are a few […]