Educating Out-of-State Buyers on Texas Soil Issues

Texas is a big and diverse state that attracts many out-of-state buyers. While there is much to love about the land, it’s important to understand that soil issues in Texas can lead to costly slab and pier and beam foundation problems. If you’re working with out-of-state buyers who are interested in Texas property, we have…

What are the Risks of Landscaping Around The Foundation Of A Commercial Building?

Looking to spruce up your commercial property? Don’t start planting until you understand what the wrong landscaping can do to your foundation. When it comes to beautifying a commercial property, the right landscaping (in the right places) can offer a major facelift. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your existing landscape or create an entirely new…

Realtor Tips to Inspect for Foundation Issues During Virtual Home Tours

Introducing a prospective homebuyer to their next potential home should be a magical experience for them to envision what their future lives could look like. Unfortunately, with stay-at-home orders and the safety risks of COVID-19, home tours these days are usually more pixelated than picture-perfect. A virtual tour can only go so far in providing…

What Does Dry Weather Do To My Home’s Foundation?

We’re in the thick of another scorching Texas summer, and you’ve probably been busy making sure your home stays comfortable and cool. While you’re focused on keeping your AC at the perfect temperature and drawing your shades to block the harsh afternoon sunlight, you may be overlooking your foundation. Home foundations can be damaged and…

Tips to Keep Your Pier & Beam Foundation Healthy

What is a Pier and Beam Foundation? Pier and beam foundations are one of the oldest types of foundations, typically built prior to the 1960s.  With this type of foundation, the floor of the home is elevated around 18 inches off the ground, supported by concrete piers or blocks.  This space creates what is typically called…

10 Signs Your Home Needs A Serious Foundation Repair

When you buy a house, you’re going into your mortgage knowing you’ll be responsible for the repairs and maintenance that come with your new property. Foundation repairs aren’t usually the first repair that comes to mind when you’re making your next big investment. But it’s good to know the different signs of foundation problems before…

Transferable Warranty

Learn about Perma-Pier’s transferrable warranty, and why our history in Texas makes our warranty worth so much more than most warranties out there.

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