How does Concrete Lifting Work?

Concrete settlement can occur with changing soil conditions, improperly compressed soils, erosions from downspouts or drains, and uneven weight distribution. Concrete settlement is a common occurrence, especially in homes built over a basement, because the amount of...

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What Is a Foundation Inspection?

The two main reasons for needing a foundation inspection are selling or buying a home and noticing damage in your foundation, basement, or crawl space. For those wanting to purchase a home and are taking out a mortgage to do so, the lending institution requires a home...

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Foundation Repair Myths

A flooded basement is obvious, but most people have no idea what to look for in their foundations to recognize when water damage has occurred. It’s not usually on a homeowner’s to-do list to periodically check the foundation and basement or crawl space for changes....

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Don’t Ignore Foundation Problems

Most homeowners don’t budget foundation repairs into their annual expenditures, thinking concrete isn’t as susceptible to the environment as wood siding or the roof. The truth is that while concrete may be a harder material than wood, the elements — specifically,...

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Suffering from High Energy Bills? Check Your Home’s Foundation

Are your monthly energy bills consistently more expensive than in the same months of the previous year – even though you’ve upgraded to more energy-efficient appliances and rewired the house? Although it might seem strange, the higher cost could be the fault of your...

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What is the Difference Between Helical Piers and Push Piers?

If your doors or windows are sticking, your floors are sagging, your chimney is leaning, your walls are cracked, or any other signs of foundation trouble, it might be time to look into foundation repair options. For those symptoms, in particular, installing piers to...

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