Local Construction Methods Can Affect Your Foundation’s Sensitivity to Expansive Soil.

When it comes to coping with expansive clay soil, not all residential foundations are created equal. How the soil affects your foundation will depend on its type and the measures you take to protect it from damage. These measures keep the moisture content of the soil near your foundation constant. This entails watering the soil…

Slab Leaks and the Effect They Have on a Foundation

One question we are frequently asked involves the development of slab leaks and how they affect a building’s foundation.  Here in Texas, the two most common types of foundation are poured concrete slabs, and pier-and-beam foundations. The implementation of pier-and-beam foundations are more time-consuming and not as cost-effective for builders, therefore many construction companies prefer to build homes…

Three Foundation Repair Myths Exposed

Facts aren’t decided by consensus. They simply are. It doesn’t matter how many people believe in something or how fast it went viral on the Internet, if the belief is false, it’s a myth. Myths are fine if they’re the subject of fairy tales or fiction. Otherwise, they are detrimental to the person trying to…

Tree Root Barriers Protect Your Home’s Foundation

To ensure that your foundation remains dry, undamaged, and identical to how it was when poured, tree root barriers are an ideal solution to an underlying problem. They work to inhibit two exterior aspects that place your home’s foundation in danger: unwanted tree roots and moisture. What is a root barrier? Root barriers come in various forms. They…

Apartment Foundation Repair Explained

The Dallas-Fort Worth economic engine has been fueling population growth in recent years. According to DallasNews.com, the population in North Texas has grown by more than 100,000 people last year. Large companies such as Toyota Motor, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and others have contributed to this growth by moving thousands of their workers into the area.…

How Drought Statistics Affect the Foundation of a House

The National Weather Service minces no words when it provides its latest round of drought statistics. Although there are fewer abnormally dry regions, the five years of water restrictions have taken their toll on the state’s overall soil and vegetation conditions. There is some hope that the heat will not be as high this year, but the three-month…

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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