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What is a sump pump and do I need one?

Today when a home is built it's required that it has an exterior corrugated draintile that drains to a corrugated sump pit with a sump pump that is designed to capture th...

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

Transform your basement with an egress window

Customers typically call us to help with an egress window for a few key reasons. They want to transform the basement and improve their quality of life. Egress windows are...

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

Egress Installation in Omaha, NE

Permit required a proper egress window to satisfy code. It also meant an immediate increase in their home's value and added safety for the family.

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Pros and Cons of Egress Windows

It turns out there is a lot of positives that come from adding egress to an existing basement, including safety, natural light and ROI from your investment.

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Freeze-Thaw Cycles Cause Pitting and Flaking of Concrete Surfaces

Melting snow takes advantage of the porous nature of concrete. A silicone-based, concrete sealant will keep moisture from penetrating the concrete, year-round.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

Thrasher Group Ranks No. 183 on Inc. Magazine's List of the Midwest's Faste...

Thrasher Group's inclusion on the 2021 Inc. 5000 Regionals comes in our 45th year in the foundation and home repair business.

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Humidifier or Dehumidifier- What Do I Need?

Relative humidity is a measure of how much water vapor is in the air in relation to how hot or cool it is. In our homes we typically want the relative humidity to stay be...

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Lessons from a Three-Year Waterproofing Veteran in Papillion

Important tips about preventing water in your basement. Ren Flickinger shares his view after visiting thousands of basements with water issues.

Friday, March 12th, 2021

Upgrading a Sump Pump in Hastings, Nebraska

Sump pumps have come a long way over the years, and that is why sometimes you want to upgrade. A project in Hastings, Nebraska is just such an example.

Friday, March 12th, 2021

Large Tree and Clogged Gutters Cause Bowing and Leaning Walls in Omaha

Bowing walls due to poor grading, a large tree, and clogged gutters created a situation that the homeowners decided to call in the experts to help solve.

Friday, March 12th, 2021

Should You Bury Your Sump Pump Discharge Pipe, or Not?

Many customers ask us the question, "Should I bury my sump pump discharge line?" This article intends to answer that and other sump pump questions.

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Everlast Access Well

The first step in making a comfortable crawlspace is creating a safe, comfortable, and attractive access point. One of several great crawlspace access well options that T...

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

RimTight Brochure

A rim joist is the board just above the foundation at the perimeter of your home's floor system. It leaks unconditioned air from outside and is not insulated properly, co...

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Rockwell Window Wells Brochure

Adding an egress window to your basement can provide some much-needed living space to your home, but this project is more than a simply DIY project.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Preventing Walk-Out Basement Leaks in Bennington

Homeowners learn the importance of shoveling snow and ice away from walk-out door to preventing water intrusion.

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

CompressionGuard Brochure

Thrasher's unique CompressionGuard will protect your driveway and home from the destructive forces of mother nature.

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

NexusPro Joint Sealant

Thrasher's unique NexusPro will not only protect your concrete, but will increase the its curb appeal.

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

SealantPro Brochure

Concrete sealants are liquid-based materials designed to protect concrete from surface damage and corrosion. SealantPro is a highly versatile silicone-based, penetrating ...

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

Push Pier System

We have multiple products that can be used to fix your home's foundation problems but the most common method of repair is using resistance piers or Push Piers.

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

Smart Jack System

Smart Jacks can help when the wood in your crawlspace begins to rot and compromise the structural integrity of the floor joists. The floors of the home begin to sag under...

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

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