How to Choose a Foundation Repair Company

Finding the best foundation repair company requires more investigation than choosing a company in the phone book.  However, let it be a starting point.  From there give these companies a thorough evaluation.  Learn how to choose a foundation repair company by following this checklist. Licensed/Insured/Bonded Find out if the company is insured, licensed and bonded.  A…

Signs of Upheaval and Settling: Know the Difference

Upheaval occurs whenever your foundation or slab moves upward due to soil expansion. Foundation upheaval is a serious problem, as it could eventually cause your home to be unsafe to inhabit. Settling refers to your home “sinking into” its surroundings by actually lowering into the soil. All homes settle; however, too much settling can lead…

How Tree Root Barriers Protect Foundations

Expansive clay soil is common in eastern and central Texas. Its volume is highly sensitive to moisture content. During wet times of the year, the soil expands while dry periods cause it to shrink. This variability causes problems when home foundations warp after the soil they rest on becomes uneven. This soil unevenness is caused…

Sinking Foundations Are Caused By Moisture

Moisture ruins a foundation. The slab is the most effortless foundation to assemble. It is a level solid concrete poured on the ground. It takes next to no site preparation, almost no form-work for the cement and little labor. It functions well in warmer climates. It has issues up north because the ground solidifies in the…

What is Mud Jacking?

You know how unsafe and unsightly uneven or sunken concrete can be. Water erosion, poor soil stability, tree roots, and earthquakes are some of the causes of sinking or uneven concrete. When concrete settles or sinks, it can also negatively affect the curb appeal of your home. It is possible to quickly and easily repair it using a process called mud jacking.…

Will My Homeowners Insurance Cover Foundation Work?

According to geology.com, foundation damage causes more financial loss to homeowners annually than earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and tornadoes combined. How widespread is the problem? The American Society of Civil Engineers says one-quarter of all homes in the U.S. have damage from expansive soils. Sadly, many homeowners don’t worry about foundation damage, thinking if it occurs their…

How Much Does Home Foundation Repair Cost?

Foundation settlement can cause major structural problems for a home.  Fortunately, homeowners have ways to repair foundations rather than replace them. Necessary repairs of moderate foundation damage cost from $8,000 to $12,000 but may be as much as $20,000 to $30,000.  Many homeowner insurance policies provide no coverage for damaged foundations, but home equity often…

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Perma-Pier’s customized approach to repairing your foundation extends to financing as well. We understand that your financial situation – not unlike your foundation – should have a customized solution.

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