Most Common Causes of Foundation Problems in the Midwest

09/30/2022

Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

Most Common Causes of Foundation Problems in the Midwest If you’re a homeowner in the Midwest, there’s a good chance you could experience foundation problems at some point. While there are many potential causes of foundation issues in middle America, some are more common than others. In this post, we’ll take a look at the…

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How does a Helical Tieback Anchor Work?

09/22/2022

Foundation Repair, Helical Piers, Residential Foundation Repair

How Do Helical Tieback Anchors Work? If you’re a homeowner, then you know that it’s important to keep your home in good condition. One way to do that is by using helical tieback anchors. But what are they, and how do they work? In this post, we’ll answer those questions and more. What are helical…

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HOW LONG DOES BASEMENT WATERPROOFING LAST?

09/15/2022

All Articles, Basement Waterproofing, Waterproofing

HOW LONG DOES BASEMENT WATERPROOFING LAST? No one ever plans on their basement flooding, but it happens to the best of us. Once the water is out and the repairs are made, you may be wondering how long your basement will be waterproof. Basement waterproofing can last for years if done properly, but there are…

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Exterior Drainage Options for Your Home

09/08/2022

All Articles, Basement Waterproofing, Waterproofing

Exterior Drainage Options for Your Home No one wants water leaking into their home through cracks in the foundation, running down the walls, or pooling around the property. Exterior drainage systems are an important part of keeping your home dry and safe from damage. There are a few different options available, so read on to…

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Sump Pump Maintenance Checklist

09/01/2022

Basement Waterproofing, Crawl Space Repair, Waterproofing

Sump Pump Maintenance Checklist If you’re a homeowner, one of your biggest concerns is keeping your property in good condition. That’s why it’s important to perform regular maintenance checks on all of your home appliances and systems, including your sump pump. By following this sump pump maintenance checklist, you can ensure that your pump is…

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What is a Pier and Beam Foundation?

08/30/2022

All Articles

What is a Pier and Beam Foundation? My Foundation Repairs proudly works with homeowners across the United States, so we know that not all foundations are the same. Depending on where you live, your needs may be vastly different from other parts of the country. That’s why we are experts in all types of different…

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How Does a Sump Pump Work

08/24/2022

Waterproofing

How Does a Sump Pump Work? If you have a basement, then you need a sump pump! A sump pump is an essential piece of equipment for keeping your basement dry. It works by pumping water out of the sump pit and sending it away from your home. Let’s take a look at how sump…

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What is a French Drain?

08/15/2022

Waterproofing

What is a French Drain? Managing the drainage around your home is essential when it comes to protecting your foundation. Pooling water can cause problems like unpleasant smells and mud, but it can also lead to serious issues, such as a wet basement, standing water that attracts harmful bacteria and pests, and mold. Investing in…

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How to Repair A Crumbling Foundation

08/07/2022

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair

How to Repair A Crumbling Foundation A crumbling foundation can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. Not only is it a sign of structural damage, but it can also be costly to repair. Take a look at the causes of residential foundation crumbling, what to look for to correctly identify a crumbling foundation, and how to…

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What are Helical Piers?

08/01/2022

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

What are Helical Piers? If you are looking for a foundation repair solution that is both affordable and durable, helical piers may be the answer you are looking for. Helical piers are screws that are inserted into the ground and used to support foundations. They have been used for years to provide stability to structures…

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