Tips to Maintain a Healthy Foundation

You cannot see your home’s foundation, but now is not the time to have an “out of sight, out of mind” philosophy. Your foundation is one of the most important aspects of your house’s structure. When you do not have a good foundation, you will begin having problems, such as cracking walls, leaking pipes, or flooding. In fact, if pipes burst under your slab,…

Repairing Building Foundations in Expansive Clay Soils

There are just a few regions of the country where the soil consists of expansive clays such as smectite, bentonite, montmorillonite, beidellite, vermiculite, attapulgite, nontronite, illite and chlorite or certain sulfate salts that will expand with changes in temperature. Although every region in the United States has experienced the problem, the worst areas include parts…

5 Warning Signs of Foundation and Slab Failure Any Homeowner Needs to Know

As a homeowner, what’s your worst nightmare? Trees falling onto your home or a termite infestation and similar incidents are likely atop the list. But don’t forget about your foundation! It’s literally what your home is built on, and a failing foundation could have disastrous consequences. Fortunately, you can also prevent your foundation from failing. The…

Texas Foundation Experts

Find out why Perma-Pier can truly say we “know your dirt.” Our knowledge of Texas soils — and what we do with that knowledge — are unmatched.

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