Tag: foundation repair

  1. Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Foundation Repair?

    When you find cracks, or signs of damage within your foundation, you worry how serious the damage is, what repairs are needed, and how you’re going to pay for those repairs.  It seems logical that your homeowners insurance would cover part (or all!) of the...
  2. How to Repair Foundation Cracks

    When you find a crack in your foundation, you probably have one of two basic reactions.  Either you panic that your home is no longer stable, or you shrug it off as routine settling.  I’d suggest avoiding these extremes, and aim for the grey area between them;...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...

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