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How a Coin Can Determine if Foundation Repair is Needed
Posted on October 08, 2013

Cracks in the foundation of their home may be a cause for concern to homeowners, especially when it comes to costly repairs or having to vacate the place because of them. But how to know whether your foundation problem is something you should worry about now, or you just have to keep an eye on

Basement Repair and Wall Stabilization
Posted on September 05, 2013

Home improvement has come a long way over the last several decades, and this is true for every aspect of our homes. From roofing to insulation to basements, the tools and upgrades available are drastically different than they were for our parents. Older block foundations are particularly inferior to their newer counterparts. They have a

Leaning Retaining Wall
Posted on August 26, 2013

Having a leaning retaining wall on your property is something that most homeowners aren’t equipped to handle. The damages are sure to be expensive, and the wall seems to be moving further out every day. Well, it’s actually moving every rain. That’s right; water is the likely culprit. Backfill soil is notorious for expanding and

The Magic of Gutters
Posted on August 19, 2013

Most homeowners don’t realize the crucial role that gutters play in protecting their house from foundation damage. They are designed to gather water and direct it to ground with sloping that will transport it far away from your foundation. Without them, rainwater would cascade down the walls and form pools around your home. Over time,

5 Reasons Not to Ignore a Wet Crawlspace
Posted on August 12, 2013

Out of sight, out of mind is the attitude some homeowners often have when it comes to their crawlspace.  The crawlspace is easy to forget since you don’t live in it.  Unfortunately, a wet crawlspace effects the inside of your home as well as the foundation. Here are five important reasons to repair your wet

Foundations Don’t Need Water
Posted on July 31, 2013

It is truly shocking how many homeowners don’t know that water is the cause of most foundation problems. Water can eat away the soil that your home rests on or rot your wooden supports. It can even cause some types of soil to expand and apply great amounts of force, which can cause severe cracks

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