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What Is Crawl Space Encapsulation?

May 19, 2015 | Crawl Spaces

When I tell people the services we offer at Altra Dry, I almost always get stopped at “crawl space encapsulation”.  Wait a minute, what is that?  Well, let me offer you a short introduction to this amazing process that can not only prevent mold in your home, but also save you on your utility bills…

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Are You Ready For Spring Rains? Part Two: A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall

April 23, 2015 | Water Damage

In my last post, I told you about the importance of sump pumps, along with an easy way to check to make sure yours is working.  Today, I’m going to discuss some of the things you can do outside of your home to keep that water from getting into your home in the first place.  Most…

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Are You Ready For Spring Rains? Part One: Sump Up the Volume

April 8, 2015 | Water Damage

Can you feel it?  It’s finally spring!  Sure, the weather’s still a little chilly at times, but soon we’ll be able to feel the warm sunshine, smell the fresh-cut grass, and watch as the world is reborn new and fresh.  Unfortunately, with the season comes the rain. Indiana averages about 4 inches of rain a…

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Are your pipes ready?

February 17, 2015 | Water Damage

We are coming up on some very cold weather people!  Thursday’s projected high is only around 2 degrees! With wind chills possible of around -20.  Is your home ready for it? Burst pipes, a problem all too common here in East Central Indiana, may seem like something you just have to put up with, but…

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The Importance of A Crawl Space Audit

February 10, 2015 | Crawl Spaces

Do you know what’s under your house?  How often do you grab your flashlight, put on an old pair of jeans you don’t care about, and venture into the subterranean depths of your crawl space?  If you’re like most people, the answer is pretty much never.  Why?  It’s dirty.  It’s smelly.  You never know who…

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