Repairing Your Crawl Space

Before you determine what you should and shouldn’t do in terms of repairing a crawl space, you first need to make sure it is a crawl space and not random dirt. If you have a basement, you won’t have a crawl space. A crawl space is a shallow area between the ground and...

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Garage Floor Foundation Repair

It’s easy to recognize that cracks in your basement walls and foundation likely are because of water damage, but does that mean the cracks running through your garage floor are because of the same thing? Control Joints Some cracks are deliberate — meaning the...

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Being Careful When Waterproofing

When you suspect that water is getting into your basement or affecting your home’s foundation, it’s time to take action — or not. We’ve compiled a list of “dos” and “don’ts” when it comes to waterproofing your home. Don’t Delay It is important to seek professional...

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Foundation Repair 101: Expansive Soil

The term “expansive soil” may sound self-explanatory, but there is more to it than just soil that expands when rained on. You may have heard the terms “expansive clay” or “heavable soil,” which are two of the several names given to soil containing clay minerals. These...

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The Connection Between Wet Basements and Foundation Problems

Water gaining entry via the concrete in basement walls and foundations is the root of most foundation problems. Concrete is a porous material, so some water will eventually make its way through it. However, it’s the pressure of saturated soil that really creates...

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