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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Uses Of Helical Piers: Repair Chimneys, Decks, and Porches

It sounds like one of those brain-teasers from elementary school, like what do the words pool, picnic, and card have in common?  (They’re types of table.)   But porches, chimneys, and decks do share some traits.  All three are features that can add value and...

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Concrete Slab Jacking

Seeing a crack in the concrete in your home will probably set off some of your internal alarm bells. What are you going to do? As it turns out, concrete cracking is not all that uncommon, and in some cases, not serious. If you notice a concrete crack it’s important to...

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How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Foundation?

This post was originally published on 9/28/18, and updated by Kelly Kater on 6/25/20.   How much does it cost to repair a foundation? That depends on three things: the type of issue, the severity of the issue and the repair method needed.  You really cannot...

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