What Water Does When it Sits at the Base of Your Foudation

Posted by Derek Perzylo on November 4, 2019

What Water Does When it Sits at the Base of Your Foundation (& How Your Eavestrough Can Help)

Water is essential for life on our planet, but it can also be pretty destructive — just think about floods, hurricanes, and tidal waves. However, water doesn’t even need to take such dramatic forms for it to cause damage. In fact, one of the most subtle ways that water can exercise its considerable destructive power is by collecting around the…

Posted by Derek Perzylo on November 14, 2016

How Much Snow Can a Roof Hold?

When I was young I used to sneak out my bedroom window and sit on my roof. My Dad (Al Perzylo, original founder of Big 5) would have been mortified if he knew, but it’s probably part of the reason I wound up getting into the family business. While on the roof I used to contemplate things like “I wonder…