Sources of Wet Basement Leaks

08/21/2020

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Sources of Wet Basement Leaks Wet Basement and Water Leaks Where is the water coming from? Basement water leaks can be elusive at times. Narrow down the source of your leak and find the best way to protect your home from a wet basement. What Types of Rain Affect my Home? If it doesn’t matter…

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How Do Sinkholes Form?

03/09/2020

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

How Do Sinkholes Form? Karst Terrain Leads to Sinkholes The idea of the ground opening beneath your feet is a scary prospect. However, sinkholes are a reality and can damage your home and property. Spectators view a sinkhole that opened along a road in Maryland. Photo courtesy of the United States Geological Survey Homeowners, especially…

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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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The Ultimate Guide: Foundation Repair Contractors

12/17/2019

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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

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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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Hurricane Florence and Your Building

09/12/2018

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Hurricane Florence and Your Building As of the writing of this blog, Hurricane Florence has not made landfall yet, but it is predicted to be a monster. If you are in the path of the hurricane, your time is running out to evacuate or to fortify your home or business. It has the potential of…

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Why My Foundation Repairs Contractors Provide Superior Foundation Repair

06/21/2018

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Why My Foundation Repairs Contractors Provide Superior Foundation Repair We have high standards and when it comes to your foundation, we should. Many companies claim they offer superior services. Some do believe that superior service is what they offer their clients, but few actually deliver that level of product and service. My Foundation Repairs has…

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Foundation Repair DIY and Cost Questions

05/07/2018

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Foundation Repair, Home and Foundation Cracks, Residential Foundation Repair

Foundation Repair DIY and Cost Questions Is Foundation Repair a good DIY project? Foundation repair is a home repair that should not be considered a do-it-yourself project. To diagnose a foundation problem you really need an expert in foundation repair or a structural engineer. While a homeowner can recognize foundation problems such as settlement, sloping…

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Waterproofing Your Home This Spring

04/27/2018

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Waterproofing Your Home This Spring Have you noticed water leaking from your roof? Making puddles in your basement or crawlspace? It’s time to consider waterproofing your home. Waterproofing protects you against wаtеr dаmаgе that mау weaken (or ruin) the ѕtruсturе of the hоuѕе. Three Types of Waterproofing Measures Thеrе аrе thrее tуреѕ оf wаtеrрrооfing measures…

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Underpinning Solutions

01/14/2015

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Crawl Space Repair, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair

Underpinning Solutions  Underpinning & Piering Solutions If you’ve noticed sticking windows or drywall cracks, My Foundation Repairs has permanent, warranted foundation repair solutions for your settling foundation. In fact, My Foundation Repairs has a group of qualified, professional foundation repair companies that we work with that use ECP products. Earth Contact Products (ECP) is the leading…

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