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How to Find the Right Waterproofing Plan for Your Home

Having a plan to waterproof your home’s foundation and basement isn’t just beneficial after water leaks in, but it’s also good to have if you live in areas prone to heavy rain, flooding, or snow. If you live in a geographical area that has a high water table,...

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Fixing a Drafty Window or Door

Have you started noticing that as you approach your front door during the winter, the air around you feels colder than if you were standing in the middle of a bedroom? This might be because of a gap between the door and the jamb. Window gaps between the pane and sill...

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Foundation Settling vs Foundation Problems

Most people probably have heard someone say, “Oh, it’s just the house settling” after a thud or a creak. However, a real settling house means the soil under the foundation is shifting to accommodate the home’s weight and nature’s weather conditions. But how can you...

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Why Do Foundations Sink and How Are They Repaired?

Media clips of giant sinkholes opening up under a house or car may have you thinking that’s the only way a foundation will sink—dramatically and suddenly. However, a normal sinking foundation isn’t caused by a sinkhole, and it takes a while for a foundation to...

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Common Winter Foundation Problems

If you’ve had ice dams, burst frozen pipes, and/or frost heaves year after year at wintertime, you likely have foundation problems. Frozen water and colder temperatures bring with them their own sets of problems for basements and foundations, such as poor ventilation...

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