Commercial Property Maintenance Checklist

It may be an old saying, but it holds true: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to the health of your commercial property, the savings from regular inspection and maintenance can climb into the tens of thousands of dollars. While there are many things a property manager can…

How to Keep Tenants Happy During a Foundation Repair

While the fact that you’ve decided to reinvest in your property by repairing the foundation should be viewed as a positive, your tenants may view it as a major inconvenience. And while no one likes to live or work around an invasive repair like a property’s foundation, a proactive property manager can minimize the disruption…

6 Warning Signs of Foundation Problems in a Commercial Building

It’s easy to think that your foundation just “sits there” – impervious to the world around it – but that isn’t the case. Any number of forces are at work 24/7 on your commercial property’s foundation, and the signs of a problem aren’t always plain to see. There are, however, six tell-tale signs of foundation…

How to Mitigate Commercial Property Disasters

There is no such thing as a disaster-proof property. Nor is there a perfect, all-encompassing disaster plan. for Texas. Our unique location puts us in the path of tornados, hurricanes, floods, and even earthquakes of late. Still, a vigilant property manager can mitigate the impact of these unforeseen disasters with some careful preparation. Here are…

7 Commercial Property Maintenance Tips

Commercial properties of every type and size have one thing common: The need for regular maintenance. If you don’t take the time to perform routine checks of your property, something that’s a minor problem now could turn into a full-blown emergency later. Here are some tips for what to include in your property’s routine maintenance,…

Main Types of Home Foundations: Pros & Cons

One of the most important aspects of building a new house is selecting the type of foundation for your it. The two primary types of home foundations are pier-and-beam structures and slab-on-grade structures. Before the middle of the 20th century, most homes were constructed using a pier-and-beam structure. However, today many homes have a slab…

Extreme Cold and Your Home

Lessons from Winter Storm Bella Last year, weather forecasters spent most of the fall season practically promising residents of the Northeast and Midwest that they would likely face a mild winter. Then Winter Storm Bella swirled onto the scene and flipped the script completely. Early reports recognized that the situation was not as expected: “Any preconceived…

Foundation Repair Payment Options

What to Do if You Can’t Afford Foundation Repair If you have recently realized that your home is in need of foundation repair, you might have decided that you will have to put off the repairs until you have more money. However, the truth is that you truly cannot afford not to fix the foundation of…

Foundation Winter Storm Safety Ideas

Protect Your Foundation and Pipes under your Slab Drastic changes in temperature can wreak havoc on your home, particularly its foundation and plumbing. Winter storms don’t have to be problematic, as there are some simple things you can do right now to prevent damage. Here are some tips for winter storm safety for your foundation and…

Why Texas Is #1 in Foundation Repair?

Discover Why Texas is a Difficult Environment for Foundations Texas is the #1 place for foundation repair. What we mean by this is that Texas is one of the states where foundation repair is most necessary. And because foundation repair is so common in Texas, as a result, we have developed unsurpassed expertise in this…

Texas Foundation Experts

Find out why Perma-Pier can truly say we “know your dirt.” Our knowledge of Texas soils — and what we do with that knowledge — are unmatched.

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