Severely Dry Weather: Your Foundation Can Crack in a Drought

Water damage is a familiar topic; we all know someone who’s impulsively jumped into a pool on a hot day, only to lament the destruction of their cell phone.  And homeowners know that water can damage homes; it can crack the foundation, leak into a basement, feed mold...

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What Are the Problems with Bowed Wall Repairs?

I’m going to break one of my ground rules, and make some assumptions about you.  You’re here because you have a bowed wall in your basement or crawl space.  You recognize the urgency of this, and you are actively trying to determine how to fix it.  Maybe you’ve done...

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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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What Are the Problems with Helical Piers? 3 Issues to Consider.

What Are the Problems with Helical Piers? 3 Issues to Consider. If you’re reading this article, we know a few things about you.  For starters, you either own a home or you are interested in buying one.  Secondly, the home in question has settling issues with the...

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