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…

Why A Realtor and Foundation Company Make A Great Team

Selling properties in the Texas housing market necessitates having a deep understanding of construction work. When you are taking clients to show them homes that may need work in order to restore their foundations, it’s important to have a great relationship with a well established, reputable, and honest company. And that’s exactly why Realtors benefit…

What The Heck is Mud Jacking?

Homes that are built upon concrete slabs are susceptible to settlement and upheaval and one of the ways to repair such displacement or prevent it from causing further complications is referred to as mud jacking. Very simply put, mud jacking is the process whereby a concrete slab is raised from beneath. As you can imagine,…

Signs You May Need a Foundation Evaluation

Determining the Condition of Your Home’s Foundation For many homeowners, foundation problems are one of their biggest fears for their home. Oftentimes, this stems from the fact that since it’s an unseen part of their home, they do not know what condition their foundation is in. Not knowing the condition of their foundation often makes…

Signs of Foundation Upheaval & Identifying the Issue

Identifying Upheaval Before It Becomes a Foundation Problem  When we are called upon to fix a problem with the foundation of a structure, we must first work with the owner of said structure to properly identify what is causing the problem. While foundation repair is not an overly complicated process, it is also not a simple…

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