Will My House Fall Down? 3 Things Homeowners Secretly Worry About

It’s natural for us to worry.  It can be useful, even productive, if done in moderation.  Worrying about what could happen helps us anticipate problems and brainstorm ways to resolve them.  But too much worry can have a negative effect, not just our state of mind but...

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Is Your Home’s Foundation Built on an Earlier Home?

Recently, one or our project managers evaluated a home for settling issues.  The homeowner had noticed the typical signs of a settling foundation: cracks in the drywall, sticking doors, etc.  However, the cause of the settling was not so typical; the house in question...

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Helical Piers and Push Piers: A Side by Side Comparison

In an earlier blog, I wrote about the similarities and differences between helical and push piers.  This was written for homeowners who had settling foundations and were unfamiliar with the repair methods.   In this particular blog, I am speaking to those homeowners...

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How Do You Waterproof a Slab Foundation?

I think there’s a big difference between finding water in an unfinished basement and finding water in your bedroom closet.  Having water intrusion in the main floor of your house has to be infinitely more alarming!  But for homeowners with a slab foundation, it is a...

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Garage Foundation Repairs: What Are Your Options?

Before I write these articles, I spend a little time on Google.  I like to see what information is available, if it’s helpful or just advertising, and what people are searching for.  And I discovered that “garage repair” seems to automatically reroute to “garage DOOR...

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