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    Cracks Everywhere

    Question We live in a third floor (top floor) condo in Tinley Park, Illinois and have some pretty bad cracks in our exterior walls and ceilings throughout the unit. I have fixed these cracks numerous times and...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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    5 Tips to Avoid Cracks From Minor Settlement

    Question I bought a ten-year-old home in May of this year. It had just been freshly painted. It’s August and two cracks have developed on top of the kitchen door, one on one corner of a window...

    • Posted February 23, 2014
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  • Spackling A Crack?

    Question I heard that spackle wasn’t good to use to patch a crack. Millie Answer Good question. Spackle is a great patch material for small holes and very small cracks. However, when it comes to larger crack...

    • Posted February 23, 2014
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  • Houdini Cracks: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

    Your wall had a crack that you’d planned to fix. Now it’s gone. Is someone playing April Fools’ Day tricks? Not really. Here’s what might be going on. During winter, heating dries the air, which you probably...

    • Posted February 14, 2014
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    Asphalt Paving, Driveway Maintenance

    Asphalt is a black construction material – much like cement – that varies from solid to semisolid in consistency at room temperature. When heated to the temperature of boiling water, it can be poured. Asphalt is used...

    • Posted January 26, 2014
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    Stucco Problems

    I am concerned about a series of cracks in the stuccoed exterior surface on three sides of my newly built home. The vertical cracks run all the way around at an average of about two feet apart....

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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