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5 Ways to Check Your Foundation

5 Ways to Check Your Foundation

26 Oct 7:31 am by My Foundation Repairs

Over time, your home’s foundation may shift or settle. A bit of change is absolutely normal, but major shifts may indicate a foundation problem. Walking around your home and visually inspecting your foundation is the best way to check for problems. Here are five easy ways to check your foundation: Examine Foundation Walls Cracks can […] READ MORE

Helical Tie-Backs Straighten Rotating Walls

Helical Tie-Backs Straighten Rotating Walls

24 Oct 6:31 am by My Foundation Repairs

“You spin me right round …” might be OK for record players, but it’s not a phrase you want associated with your basement wall. A rotating foundation wall is a serious issue, but a helical tie-back wall system is the solution. Foundation wall rotation is caused by water-logged, expanding clay soil. The ground becomes saturated […] READ MORE

Winter Polar Coaster will be Hard on Foundations

Winter Polar Coaster will be Hard on Foundations

17 Oct 2:45 pm by My Foundation Repairs

The Farmers’ Almanac is calling for a 2020 winter of extreme fluctuating temperatures. The predicted phenomena has been dubbed a “Polar Coaster.” What will the winter weather mean for your foundation? Both the Farmers’ Almanac and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released their winter 2019-20 long-range predictions. What will winter 2020 be […] READ MORE

How Serious is a Horizontal Foundation Crack?

How Serious is a Horizontal Foundation Crack?

02 Oct 9:12 pm by My Foundation Repairs

A large horizontal crack running across your basement foundation wall is cause for concern. However, the crack doesn’t mean your foundation is doomed. Plate anchors can repair your wall. Water Pressure Causes Cracks Horizontal foundation cracks are signs of serious problems. The cracks are caused by hydrostatic pressure, which is water pressure pushing your foundation […] READ MORE

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