Home Foundation Health & Temperature Changes

02/28/2020

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

Home Foundation Health & Temperature Changes All across the United States, the weather is at that weird phase where it’s almost spring but it’s still winter. In some states, Monday seems to be winter, Wednesday is a nice spring day, and then by Friday, we are right back to freezing temperatures. All of the rain,…

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Pyrrhotite Causes New England Foundations to Crumble

02/20/2020

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair

Pyrrhotite Causes New England Foundations to Crumble Crumbling foundations have become an expensive reality for hundreds of Massachusetts and Connecticut homeowners. Their foundations were made with pyrrhotite, a mineral that can react with water. How does pyrrhotite affect foundations? Pyrrhotite is an iron sulfide mineral. According to the American Geosciences Institute, “When iron sulfides are…

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Resolve to Fix Your Foundation Problems

01/09/2020

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Home and Foundation Cracks, Residential Foundation Repair, Waterproofing

Resolve to Fix Your Foundation Problems Resolve to fix your 2020 New year, new decade, newly repaired foundation? Make 2020 the year you resolve to fix your foundation problems. A new year is a great time to evaluate your home. Living in a home day-to-day may mean you get used to your home’s quirks and…

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The Ultimate Guide: Foundation Repair Contractors

12/17/2019

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Foundation Repair, New Foundation Construction, Residential Foundation Repair

The Ultimate Guide: Foundation Repair Contractors Finding trustworthy foundation repair contractors Whether you’re having your foundation repaired or simply having some cracks fixed, finding competent and reliable foundation repair contractors is a tricky process. Finding a contractor is the first step to a successful and satisfying home improvement project. Your home may be your most…

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How do Helical Tieback Anchors Work?

12/11/2019

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Residential Foundation Repair

How do Helical Tieback Anchors Work? Helical tieback anchors are designed to straighten or strengthen basement walls. In addition, they can be used to fix bowing or leaning walls. External water pressure, also known as hydrostatic pressure, places pressure on your foundation walls. Furthermore, as that water pressure shoves inwards, your foundation walls can bow or…

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Winter Cold Causes Basement Foundation Cracks to Grow

11/20/2019

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Home and Foundation Cracks, Residential Foundation Repair

Winter Cold Causes Basement Foundation Cracks to Grow Those of us who live in the areas of the US with harsh winters are used to the cold, but your foundation isn’t. When temperatures are freezing, this can affect a home’s foundation. It is important to be aware of your home foundation problems.  When the temperature…

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The Best Time of Year to Fix Your Foundation

11/20/2019

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

The Best Time of Year to Fix Your Foundation Four Seasons of Foundation Repair Spring into Repairs When spring comes, so does the rain. After we get out of the cold season and enter the rainy season, this seems to be when foundation problems are most apparent. Heavy rain can cause new cracks or make…

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Don’t Let a Musty Basement Ruin Thanksgiving

11/05/2019

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Waterproofing

Don’t Let a Musty Basement Ruin Thanksgiving On Thanksgiving Day, the aromas of the holiday will drift through the air … turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and musty basement smell?!? Foundation leaks can leave your home stinky and moldy. Get help before the holidays.Dealing with a wet basement can be frustrating. The water damages…

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5 Ways to Check Your Foundation

10/26/2019

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Home and Foundation Cracks, Residential Foundation Repair

5 Ways to Check Your Foundation 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…

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Helical Tiebacks Straighten Rotating Walls

10/24/2019

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Home and Foundation Cracks, Residential Foundation Repair

Helical Tiebacks Straighten Rotating Walls “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. More specifically, foundation wall rotation is caused by water-logged,…

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