Blog Articles - Category Archives: Home and Foundation Cracks

Decoding Concrete Block Cracks

Decoding Concrete Block Cracks

23 Jul 3:33 pm by My Foundation Repairs

Cracks in concrete blocks in your basement foundation don’t have to be a mystery. The types of concrete block cracks can help you decode your foundation issues. Concrete or cinder blocks are known as “concrete masonry units” (CMU) in the building industry. In a foundation wall, the blocks are joined together by mortar. Concrete block […] READ MORE

Drought Tough on Foundations

Drought Tough on Foundations

16 Jul 7:41 am by My Foundation Repairs

Drought and periods of extremely dry weather can be just as tough on your foundation as excess rain and floodwaters. The soil around your home is an ever-changing entity. Certain soil types, like clay, are particularly sensitive to the amount of moisture in the ground. When there’s a lot of moisture in the ground, the […] READ MORE

Why Should You Get a Home Inspection for Foundation Repair?

Why Should You Get a Home Inspection for Foundation Repair?

24 Jan 3:05 pm by My Foundation Repairs

So, you’ve discovered what you think is foundation damage in your home. Maybe you see cracks in your walls, maybe you notice that your floors or uneven or sloping, or perhaps you notice that your doors don’t close correctly. Maybe your first thought is that it can probably wait, you don’t have time to deal […] READ MORE

Ceiling Cracks: Superficial or Super Worrisome?

Ceiling Cracks: Superficial or Super Worrisome?

05 Nov 3:24 pm by My Foundation Repairs

The best thing to do if you find ceiling cracks is to schedule a free inspection with a reliable contractor. The contractor will check the crack to determine its severity and what steps may need to be taken. Many times a crack is nothing to worry about. Our contractors offer free inspections. Contact My Foundation […] READ MORE

Heavy Rain and How it Affects your Foundation

Heavy Rain and How it Affects your Foundation

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 Foundation Problems

3 Things You Might Not Consider Foundation Problems

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

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