Foundation Repair Blog

  • Common Basement Leaks & How We Repair Them Water can leak into your basement from both the walls and the foundation. Even if your foundation is made from concrete, your basement could still be prone to leaking. A leaky basement could be caused or exacerbated by a breakdown in drainage, hydrostatic pressure over time, or even something known as the clay bowl effect. Breakdown ... Read the full post -->
  • The Cost Of Foundation Repair Tiny cracks lead to bigger ones. If you notice wall cracks or windows that are difficult to close or have fissures in the casing, your foundation may be the cause of the problem. Other symptoms of a cracked foundation include: Doors out of alignment Cracks in garage columns Leaning chimneys Sloping floors Basement leaks or dampness in crawl spaces These conditions are often ... Read the full post -->
  • 5 Myths of Foundation Repair Foundation repair is often the last thing that a homeowner wants to think about, but foundation damage can happen at any time. All it takes are a few of the wrong conditions to jeopardize your home’s foundation. If that does happen, keep in mind these common foundation repair myths, so that you can make the right ... Read the full post -->
  • What Is A Helical Pier And How Does It Work A helical pier is a foundation pin made of steel that contains helices just like screws. It is driven into the soil, to depths below the frost line by use of a hydraulic system. Helical piers are used to support structures especially where soil conditions are challenging making hard for you to set up a traditional ... Read the full post -->
  • Interior and Exterior Waterproofing Techniques Leaks in the foundation and basement, if not taken care of, only become worse with time. Therefore, it is important that you address these issues immediately. When the integrity of your home structure becomes compromised by leaks you will know it is time to have it waterproofed. The methods that are used for waterproofing require ... Read the full post -->
  • Top 5 Foundation Fails Structural issues are common nowadays. It is not uncommon to come across houses that have cracks or misaligned doors and moldings. The main issue is as a result of the foundation. In any case, the foundation is what determines the longevity of a structure. If the foundation was not built in the right manner, a ... Read the full post -->