Settlement is a common problem for East Tennessee homeowners. Read on to learn more about the causes for settlement and how Master Services can help.
Monday, June 1st, 2020
Stairways and hatchways can be a nuisance for homeowners, particularly when the home is an older construction. During heavy rains or flooding, water can easily make its w...
Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
A sump pump is the best waterproofing system for both basements and crawlspaces. This system is installed just below the floor and collects water from the foundation soil...
Monday, May 18th, 2020
Settlement and property damage require more than a "one size fits all" approach. Structural issues can be varied and unique, so Master Services offers a variety of produc...
Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
There are several contributing factors to foundation damage, and Master Services has seen them all. Some are common and unavoidable, while others come down to negligence ...
Thursday, May 7th, 2020
Water can find its way inside a basement through multiple entry points. Primary entry points are basement windows, which often are constructed of wood or steel. These mat...
Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
Our TripleSafe Sump Pump system could be called the Holy Grail of waterproofing systems-our pièce de résistance when it comes to keeping basements and crawlspaces dry, ...
Wednesday, April 29th, 2020
Some homeowners might assume that an encapsulation system is a frivolous investment that provides little value. This attitude can lead homeowners to neglect their crawlsp...
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
Many homeowners might not be aware of a serious threat to crawlspaces: humidity. Humidity might not sound scary, but it has damaging and long-term effects on wood, insula...
Monday, April 13th, 2020
SmartJacks® are an effective, economical, and permanent solution for sagging floor joists. The SmartJacks® are adjustable, meaning they can be tightened over time to ad...
Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Though charming and interesting, older homes cause unique issues for homeowners. Some of these issues include mold and mildew, fiberglass insulation, and structural probl...
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
The soil surrounding your home has a huge impact on its structure and stability. East Tennessee is prone to clay-based soil, which swells or shrinks depending on weather ...
Thursday, March 19th, 2020
Summer is only a few months away, and that means splashing around with your kids in the pool. But have you noticed sinking or cracking in your pool deck?
Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
Do you need waterproofing services? When the team at Master Services comes out to assist you, we'll perform a thorough inspection and discuss options for waterproofin...
Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
As winter approaches, homeowners should be aware of the issues that extremes in temperature can cause to their foundation walls and drainage systems.
Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
Annual maintenance of your waterproofing system is essential to keeping your basement or crawlspace safe and dry.
Thursday, March 5th, 2020
Master Services offers a variety of foundation repair solutions, including Carbon Fiber Wall Reinforcement.
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
While mudjacking is a traditional solution for cracked and uneven concrete, it's not an ideal way to tackle these issues.
Monday, February 24th, 2020
While fiberglass insulation is common, particularly in older homes, it can lead to a host of mold and moisture issues.
Thursday, February 20th, 2020
Many cracks are normal as a house settles. However, if you notice cracks lengthening, widening, or moving, you may have foundation problems.
Monday, February 17th, 2020
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