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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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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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House foundation is important to building a durable house as it is the base where your house stands. A strong house foundation creates a safe, durable structure. Building a sound house foundation can be simple or it can be quite complex. Depending on the type of home you are building, it can vary from a…

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The consistency, or the lack thereof, of the soil around your house may have something to do with the structural damage of the foundation of your house. The soil and its underpinning of rock is what supports the foundation of your house. Situations such as underground rivers, expanding or the contraction of the soil, poor…

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You may not spend much time thinking about the foundation of your home until it gives you some problems. When your foundation is need of repair, you need to find a good repair firm right away. By doing so, you can make sure that the problems are fixed as quickly and as painlessly as possible.   In…

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Most of us will never have the problem of a shifting foundation, as it is a rather rare occurrence when the incident is compared to the millions of homes that never have this problem all across the US.   However, anyone who suddenly experiences a foundation cracking, moving or sinking will readily tell you that…

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