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Damp Crawl Space?

Do you own or rent a home with a crawl space? A home’s crawl space can pose a multitude of different issues to renters and homeowners – moisture, mold, mildew, deteriorating wood, rodents, and insects, along with other structural and environmental problems. Due to an effect, called the “stack effect”, warm air in the home […]

Epp Concrete: A Socially Responsible Company

Today, consumers expect more than great products and services from the companies they do business with.  We, as consumers, also like to get to know the company, the mission, the owners, and what the business stands for when we choose to do business with them. Research from Cone Communications/Echo Global reported that 90% of shoppers […]

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All About Foundation Repairs

Repairing potential foundation problems should be a priority for every homeowner. Foundation repairs prevent little problems from becoming bigger, keep your home safe, and protect the value of your property. Fortunately, foundation problems tend to develop and worsen slowly, giving you time to make a thorough evaluation and decide on the proper action for the […]

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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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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 […]