Renovating Your Property? These 3 Additions Could Impact Your Foundation

November 29, 2021

Big-time property changes have a way of invading every aspect of your life, especially if they’re DIY. You’ll likely need to check your city and association regulations to ensure the changes are to code. And if your renovation involves digging, you’ll need to call public utilities to avoid damaging power or water systems.

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When Is the Best Time of Year to Repair Your Texas Foundation?

October 27, 2021

The massive size of Texas includes environmental variations quite unlike other states in the lower 48. Subsequently, there are many things that impact your property’s foundation and the time of year is just one of them.

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Foundation Cracks Are Nothing to Take Lightly - Here's Why

September 29, 2021

So, you’re in your basement and you notice a long, hairline crack in your wall. From where you’re standing it doesn’t look like anything too serious, perhaps just a worn coat of paint. But then you move a little closer and notice the crack isn’t in the paint but in the concrete itself. No worries – move a bookshelf in front of it, right? Problem solved. Wrong.

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3 Primary Ways Your Land Can Affect Your Foundation

September 29, 2021

With factors like vegetation, water, and expansive soils, there’s a long list of ways that the elements can influence the integrity of your property. No matter how strong they are on the onset, property foundations in Texas are subject to all kinds of pitfalls when influenced by external factors.

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An Insight Into Perma Pier Best Practices 

September 29, 2021

When it comes to the safety of your home, the health of your foundation is right at the top of the list. When you believe you’re in need of foundation repair or you just want to ensure your foundation hasn’t lost its integrity, you’ll likely call a foundation repair company. But when you’re searching Google for foundation repair companies in your area, you might not know which one is the best.

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What Does a Sinking Floor Mean?

September 28, 2021

There are several potential causes for a sinking floor in Texas. Shrink-and-swell soil underneath the property can lead to the foundation shifting. Water-damaged wood may result in pier and joist failures, compromising the foundation’s support. And sometimes a sinking floor is simply a matter of aged foundational elements. These are among the most common causes, but certainly not the only ones.

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