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  1. How to Straighten a Bowed Foundation Wall

    We’ve discussed bowed basement walls in our blog before.  We reviewed what causes a wall to bow in this article, and we explored repair methods and costs in this one.  But lately we’ve been hearing a different question about bowing walls from customers: what if I want...
  2. How to Fix a Cracked Slab Foundation

    What does it mean if you have a sagging or sloping floor, but no basement or crawl space?  I’ve read a lot of articles on sagging floors (I’ve also written a few!), and they always talk about how moisture damages the wooden floor structure under the home.   But it IS...
  3. Should I Buy a House with Foundation Repair?

    While looking for a new home, you find a place that checks all the boxes: it’s in a good school district, taxes aren’t painful, it has a nice yard, enough bedrooms, multiple bathrooms, a roomy kitchen.  Even the basement seems all right; it’s unfinished but clean and...
  4. The 3 Best Waterproofing Companies in Northeast Indiana*

    *Including Fort Wayne,  Angola, and Kendallville  If you’re reading this, we know that you’re interested in waterproofing your basement or crawlspace.  We also know that you’re a smart consumer, because you’re researching the contractors in your area.  You want to be...
  5. How to Fix Foundation Cracks

    Most people assume that if their foundation has a water problem, they’ll notice it quickly.  This isn’t always the case, however.  Water may be damaging your foundation without leaking into your basement or crawl space.  But if you see cracks in your foundation...

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