How Long Does It Take to Fix the Foundation of a House?

Foundation repairs are not “one size fits all” or even “one size fits most.” Every repair is unique, depending on what it is, where it’s located, and what might hinder the fix. For example, fixing hairline cracks might not take long, but that’s assuming they aren’t...

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How to Patch a Cement Driveway

Let’s not get cracking! When it comes to driveways, cracks are inevitable. Over time, the natural wear and tear of tires running over the concrete and the weight of vehicles cause damage. However, there are different types of damage, and not all of it is because of...

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What Is Basement Water Tunneling?

When water enters your basement, it can cause everything from minor to major damage. Small hairline cracks might appear, as might wet spots. If water has been present for an extended period of time, those cracks might be wide, concrete may crumble, mold could start...

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Indianapolis Basement Waterproofing: 5 Tips for Homeowners

The Midwest is a great place to live, and Indiana is no exception. However, our region’s climate and soil conditions mean that your home can be more susceptible to foundation issues. Consider our fairly consistent rainfall, wintertime lake effect snowfall, constant...

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Indianapolis Crawl Space Repair: 3 Tips for Homeowners

As beautiful as Indiana is, the climate and soil provide unique challenges for an Indianapolis home’s foundation. Between the rain, snow, and humidity, Indiana is a pretty consistently damp state. Wet conditions can cause a number of foundation problems as the soil...

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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Foundation Repair?

Mortgage companies and any financial institutions providing future homeowners with mortgages require proof of the home being insured. But what, exactly, does home insurance cover? Insurance companies cover the cost of the belongings in your home as well as the cost to...

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Can Foundation Issues Cause Plumbing Problems?

You might not think flushing the toilet or taking a shower could damage your home’s foundation, but if any pipes have had a steady leak over time, that water can cause problems. But the bigger problem is the pipe damage a shifting foundation can cause. Why a...

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What You Should Expect After Foundation Repair

You’ve had the cracks filled, the wall anchors put in and the foundation lifted. Now what? You might think this is the best time to grab a coffee, flop down in the recliner and put your feet up, secure in the knowledge that nothing bad will ever happen to your...

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Moldy Basement Infographic

From water leaks to high humidity to improperly sealed windows, there are many causes for mold growth within your home’s basement.  Symptoms typically include a distinct musty smell or, more seriously, health symptoms such as coughing, sore throat and wheezing. ...

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Dangers of Overextending Floor Joists

You might not realize it, but your sagging floor is not because you added a new heavy couch in the living room. Sagging floors are indicative of a shifting foundation, which, in turn, affects floor joists. What Are Floor Joists? Floor joists are part of a subfloor and...

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