Perma-Pier Profile: Jeff Crannell, Certified Structural Engineer

  We at Perma-Pier pride ourself on our relationship with top professionals throughout the state of Texas. We recently had the chance to catch up with one of our longtime collaborators, licensed engineer Jeff Crannell of CCM Engineering, and ask him some questions about foundation failures, the differences between a home inspector and structural engineer,…

Perma-Pier Partners With The NCMEC

At Pema-Pier, we’ve always placed a premium on giving back. Whether helping to rebuild homes after Hurricane Harvey hit Houston or helping a disabled veteran get his house back after a devastating fire – we understand there are more important things than our day-to-day business operations. After much discussion and careful consideration, we decided our…

Your Windows and Your Foundation

These 50 degree nights and 70 degree days are meant for enjoying – not just outside, but also inside your home.  If you’re like us, you 1) enjoy the fresh air and 2) the naturally available air conditioning (time to give the old HVAC system a rest). Those cool morning breezes feel that much better…

Heavy Rain And Your Foundation

We’ve experienced some serious rain the past few weeks here in Texas. Like Portland/Seattle levels of rain. Aside from how green everything is, the smell of the air after a storm, and remembering to keep up with your new best friend: your umbrella – what does all this extra moisture mean to your foundation? Well, the…

How We Measure Your Home’s Elevation

We get a lot of questions from property owners when it comes to foundations and foundation repair. One of the most asked is the title for today’s blog: How do we measure the elevation of a home? First off, when we say “elevation” we aren’t talking about your home’s position relative to sea level –…

5 Myths You Might Believe About Your Foundation Repair Warranty

One thing that sets Perma-Pier apart from other foundation repair companies is our lifetime transferable warranty on the majority of our slab foundations. This means that we do not charge our warranty customers for inspections, adjustments, or claims. However, having a warranty is only good if you understand it. Do you know exactly what is covered?…

When Should I Water My Foundation?

In all the years we’ve been repairing foundations this is probably the most asked question. The advice varies greatly: “You should water every day for 40 minutes.” “Every other day for 30 minutes.” “3 times a week.” “4 times a week.” “Use a drip line.” “Use a soaker hose.” “No, your sprinkler system is good…

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