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Critters and Concrete: Animal Infestation

Critters and Concrete: Animal Infestation

23 Apr 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 Hot, Dry Weather on Alabama Foundations

The Effect of Hot, Dry Weather 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

Types of Basement Construction

Types of Basement Construction

11 Feb 10:52 am by My Foundation Repairs

Basement Construction Types There are several types of basement construction. There are three types of basement construction that are the most common; poured concrete, block or masonry walls, and precast panels. Poured concrete basement is the most common and the choice that most people prefer. This type of basement construction starts by pouring the footing […] READ MORE

Structural vs Non-Structural Foundation Cracks

Structural vs Non-Structural Foundation Cracks

14 Jan 5:16 am by My Foundation Repairs

Have foundation cracks? My Foundation Repairs has experienced contractors that could help you determine if your cracks are structural or non-structural. READ MORE

Why Foundation Crack Repair Kits Don’t Always Work

Why Foundation Crack Repair Kits Don’t Always Work

10 Feb 11:34 am by My Foundation Repairs

Don't rely on foundation crack repair kits for foundation cracks. The experts at My Foundation Repair offers epoxy or polyurethane crack injections for settling homes. READ MORE

Dry Conditions Can Leave Homes On Unstable Foundations

Dry Conditions Can Leave Homes On Unstable Foundations

31 Jan 5:47 am by My Foundation Repairs

Dry soil conditions cause unstable foundations such as settlement and cracking. If you notice sticking doors and windows, contact My Foundation Repairs today. READ MORE

DIY Foundation Repair – Why NOT to Do It

DIY Foundation Repair – Why NOT to Do It

27 Dec 9:26 am by My Foundation Repairs

Avoid DIY foundation repair because it only puts a bandaid on the problem. Hire an expert to find a foundation repair solution in your budget range. READ MORE

Understanding Block Foundation Cracks

Understanding Block Foundation Cracks

5:26 am by My Foundation Repairs

Cracks can affect all types of foundations, including block foundations. By hiring a contractor to install a waterproofing system, you can stop the formation of cracks. Call My Foundation Repairs today to get in touch with a contractor near you! READ MORE

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