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What Happens to Your Foundation When It Rains a Lot?

What Happens to Your Foundation When It Rains a Lot?

14 Jun 12:52 pm by My Foundation Repairs

When it rains, the first things you might worry about are a leaking roof or pooling water in your yard. But there is a much more serious problem that can occur when it rains a lot: foundation problems. Here is what to look for. READ MORE

Basement Crack Repair Q & A

Basement Crack Repair Q & A

29 May 6:32 am by My Foundation Repairs

A few questions answered that we hear frequently in regards to basement wall cracks and basement crack repair: Q. How do I know a crack in my basement wall is something I should be concerned about? A. Not all cracks in basement walls (or floors) mean you have big foundation problems, but wall cracks can […] READ MORE

3 Things You Might Not Consider a Foundation Problem

3 Things You Might Not Consider a Foundation Problem

23 May 8:32 am by My Foundation Repairs

There are the foundation problems you know to look for, such as foundation cracks and foundation settlement. But are there foundation problems you might not be aware of that are a bit more obscure that you might be missing when you inspect your foundation? READ MORE

How does My Foundation Repairs Work?

How does My Foundation Repairs Work?

16 May 4:47 am by My Foundation Repairs

We get a lot of calls from people with questions, that know they have a problems with their foundation but don't know where to start. We are here JUST for people like that. So what happens when you call My Foundation Repairs? READ MORE

Foundation Repair DIY and Cost Questions

Foundation Repair DIY and Cost Questions

07 May 6:29 am by My Foundation Repairs

Is foundation repair ever a DIY job? Do you need a structural engineer? Is every foundation repair super expensive? These are questions we answer in this article. We can also put you in touch with a local professional to help you with your foundation repair project. READ MORE

Heavy Spring Rains and Your Foundation

Heavy Spring Rains and Your Foundation

23 Apr 11:15 am by My Foundation Repairs

While we all appreciate the rain in spring because it helps everything green up and grow, there are also a lot of reasons we don't like it. Sporting events get canceled, we can't go outside, getting rained on when you are out - these are all things that can be annoying about the spring rain. As annoying as those things might be they don't stack up to the problems that heavy rain can bring to your basement or crawlspace. READ MORE

Critters and Concrete

Critters and Concrete

8:23 am by My Foundation Repairs

Finally! Across the US we are starting to see some tempuratures more indicative of Spring. It's been a long time coming in many parts of the country. All it takes is a few days of warmer weather and the critters start to come out of the woodwork. While it is great to see the birds singing and the wildlife coming out as a sign of spring, ground squirrels and other animals could be digging in your yard and under your sidewalks, patio, stairs, steps, or driveway. This can create voids and cause the slab to settle and crack. Examples of animals that burrow include rabbits, ants, otters, chipmunks (ground squirrels), foxes, moles, and shrews. READ MORE

The Effect of Hotter, Drier than Expected Summer Conditions on Alabama Foundations

The Effect of Hotter, Drier than Expected Summer Conditions on Alabama Foundations

20 Jun 9:55 am by My Foundation Repairs

Alabama residents worried about the hot and dry summer weather affecting their foundations should call Affordable Foundation and Home Repair today. READ MORE

Foundation Problems Become Common in Drought-Plagued California

Foundation Problems Become Common in Drought-Plagued California

08 Jun 11:46 am by My Foundation Repairs

If you are experiencing drought-related foundation problems in your California home, you may need foundation repair using ECP steel piering products. READ MORE

Are Cracks in the Ceiling Normal?

Are Cracks in the Ceiling Normal?

12 Mar 10:18 am by My Foundation Repairs

Ceiling cracks can be a sing of foundation settlement. Contact My Foundation Repairs for a free inspection. We use ECP products, the best in the industry. READ MORE

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