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Main Types of Home Foundations: Pros & Cons

One of the most important aspects of building a new house is selecting the type of foundation for your it. The two primary types of home foundations are pier-and-beam structures and slab-on-grade structures. Before the middle of the 20th century, most homes were constructed using a pier-and-beam structure. However, today many homes have a slab…

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Extreme Cold and Your Home

Lessons from Winter Storm Bella Last year, weather forecasters spent most of the fall season practically promising residents of the Northeast and Midwest that they would likely face a mild winter. Then Winter Storm Bella swirled onto the scene and flipped the script completely. Early reports recognized that the situation was not as expected: “Any preconceived…

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Foundation Winter Storm Safety Ideas

Protect Your Foundation and Pipes under your Slab Drastic changes in temperature can wreak havoc on your home, particularly its foundation and plumbing. Winter storms don’t have to be problematic, as there are some simple things you can do right now to prevent damage. Here are some tips for winter storm safety for your foundation and…

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Why Texas Is #1 in Foundation Repair?

Discover Why Texas is a Difficult Environment for Foundations Texas is the #1 place for foundation repair. What we mean by this is that Texas is one of the states where foundation repair is most necessary. And because foundation repair is so common in Texas, as a result, we have developed unsurpassed expertise in this…

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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