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5 Reasons You Need Your Crawlspace Inspected ASAP

Make no mistake, if you’re experiencing an issue with your home’s crawlspace, that means you have a problem with the foundation your home is built on. Unfortunately, homeowners wait an average of 5 years (or longer!) to get their foundation inspected. But, the longer you wait, the more expensive the fix will likely become. Here […]

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A Dream Solution to the Nightmare Scenario of Foundation Wall Failure

From the day they’re built or poured, foundation walls must put up with an extraordinary amount of pressure from the surrounding soil. Over time, and due to a variety of factors — mostly to do with too much or too little moisture in that surrounding soil — foundation walls can crack, bow and eventually fail […]

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Why Mudjacking Isn’t the Best Fix for Sunken Concrete

Let’s be honest, uneven concrete is unsightly, it lowers your property value, and it’s downright dangerous as a trip hazard. Whether it’s your sinking driveway, sidewalk, patio or pool deck – it needs to be fixed, and fixed right. But what’s the best way to fix your uneven concrete? For many homeowners, the term “mudjacking” […]

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Rodents Run Amok

It’s a scene straight out of I Love Lucy or The Brady Bunch. A mouse has you cornered, and the only solution is to climb a chair and wait for help. It’s a calamity best left to the sitcoms; after all, you won’t be laughing if you find yourself face-to-face with mice, rats, or furry […]

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Call Today To Send Ants Away!

What ants lack in size, they more than make up for in persistence and sheer numbers. Any home or business owner who’s combatted an ant infestation before knows that they can be the meanest insects on six legs. Beyond just being bothersome, ants can pose a grave risk to the structure of your home, business, […]

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Adios, Arachnids: Get Spiders Under Control with APS

Like the hapless insects unlucky enough to be caught in their webs, spiders can make Alabama home and business owners feel helpless—even downright terrified. We all know spiders do their part to control the populations of many other troublesome pests. The arachnids help to keep the numbers of mosquitoes, earwigs, and many others in check. […]

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Oh No, Mosquito: Bites Begone this Mosquito Season

Buzz Smack “Ow!” It’s an all too familiar refrain during mosquito season in Alabama. These bloodsucking pests are seemingly everywhere for a majority of the year. While we may feel safer gathering more and more with friends and family outside, it’s a tall order to socially distance from pests you can barely see until it’s […]

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Bed Bug Blues: Identify & Exterminate an Infestation

Undoubtedly, when it comes to uninvited house guests, bed bugs top the list of the least desirable. Now that travel is back on the table again for many Alabama families, your chances of encountering these persistent pests in hotels, AirBNB’s, and the homes of friends and family have increased dramatically. Silent invaders, bed bugs can […]

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Are my foundation walls bowing?

Bowing walls are a big problem for homes in the area and a big question APS gets asked about from homeowners. Bowing walls show that the home’s foundation has inward movement – meaning it’s becoming less stable over time. The soil on the outside of the home causes the walls to bow inside of the […]

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How to Spot a Bad Contractor

Agreeing to let a someone repair or improve your home takes a big leap of faith. After all, this is your home we’re talking about. More than just a roof over your head, it’s where you and your family spend a large part of your lives together, from first steps to first proms. Plus, your […]

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