gorgeous house-min

If your home has a concrete foundation, there’s a good chance you’ll deal with cracks at some point. While the normal settling of the house often causes these cracks, they can also indicate bigger problems. Left unchecked, cracks in your foundation can lead to water damage, mold, and even structural instability. The good news is…

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water entered house

Water is one of the most powerful forces on earth and can cause extensive damage to your home’s foundation. If not properly repaired, water damage can lead to cracks, leaks, and even collapse. Several things can cause water damage to your foundation: Excess moisture in the soil around your foundation can lead to hydrostatic pressure,…

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summer house

The hot summer sun can be brutal. It bakes the ground, dries out vegetation, and leaves us all sweltering in the heat. But did you know that this searing heat can be good for your home’s foundation? That’s right – summer is actually the best time of year to get your foundation repaired. Here’s why:…

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weather related foundation issues checking

The house is the most important investment that most people will make in their lifetime. The foundation is a critical element of the house and its stability. The foundation’s condition will affect the value and safety of the home. The following information will help homeowners understand how weather can affect their house foundation.   Soil…

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Living with foundation problems

The foundation is the lowest portion of a building, typically below ground level. The word “foundation” refers to the entire lower portion of a building, including walls and floors. The purpose of a house foundation is to support the structure’s weight above it. A foundation transfers the loads from the upper structure to the ground.…

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how to address house foundation-min

A house foundation is the structural basis of a building. It transfers the weight of the building and its contents to the ground through either a concrete slab or pier and beam system. The majority of homes in the United States are built on concrete slabs. To properly assess a house foundation, you need to…

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cracked foundation-min

A foundation crack can be defined as a fracture or splitting the ground along the foundation line. This area is also known as “the dirt” or basement floor. There are three types of foundation cracks: Crack in the grade (foundation level), Crack that run perpendicular to the wall, and crack that run parallel to the…

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Modern house with foundation problem-min

A roof is a vital part of any building. It offers shelter and protection from the elements and keeps the rain, snow and other types of precipitation out. When problems develop within your home, it can be very upsetting to know that there might be damage due to some unknown source. Furthermore, if you have…

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Engineers doing House Inspection

A foundation inspection is a process of assessing the condition of the foundation of a building. The inspector will look for any defects or damage that may have occurred to the foundation, as well as any potential causes of these problems. The inspector will typically examine the foundation closely for signs of water infiltration, settlement,…

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worke working on foundation-min

The foundation is an integral part of your house; you would have nothing to stand on without it. If your home’s foundation is damaged, one of two things happen either you live with it or, more likely; it will need to be repaired. If you have cracks in your foundation, but they are not causing…

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