Cracked Foundation Repair: Why You Should Avoid DIY

06/03/2021

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Cracked Foundation Repair: Why You Should Avoid DIY Get to the Heart of the Issue With a Foundation Repair Expert With the variety of do-it-yourself products available for foundation cracks on the market today, it can be tempting to try to fix cracks on your own. It is natural to want to find a “quick…

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Common Problem: Leaning Beams and Posts

05/12/2021

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Common Problem: Leaning Beams and Posts A Closer Look at the Causes and Solutions If you have discovered leaning beams or posts in your crawlspace or basement, we understand that can be frightening. It is difficult to know how serious the issue is, and what needs to be done to fix it. At My Foundation…

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Common Foundation Problems: Don’t Forget Your Roots

03/25/2021

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Common Foundation Problems: Don’t Forget Your Roots How Tree Roots Contribute to Potential Foundation Problems We all root for trees, trees are one of the most valuable contributors to the health of our planet.  Not to mention that a beautiful, sprawling, tree in your front or backyard adds character and warmth to your home.  You…

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Concrete Leveling: Level up this Spring

03/01/2021

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Home and Foundation Cracks, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

CONCRETE LEVELING: LEVEL UP THIS SPRING Spring is right around the corner, and as the snow melts you will get a good look at your driveway, sidewalks, patios, and other concrete slab areas of your home or business. Do you notice any areas beginning to sink? Are there new or more pronounced areas that could…

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Shifting House?

10/09/2020

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Shifting House? What Factors Cause a Shifting House? Is your home noticeably shifting? There are several factors that cause shifting. However, the most notable factor is soil. Yes, the soil and ground beneath your home often becomes unstable.In fact, the soil beneath your home is constantly moving which can lead to lots of foundation issues…

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How Noticeable Are Push Piers?

08/07/2020

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How Noticeable Are Push Piers? Push piers can stabilize your home’s foundation. They’re installed below ground, so they’re not noticeable. One question we’re occasionally asked at My Foundation Repairs is, “How noticeable are push piers?” The answer is, not noticeable at all. We understand homeowners want to correct foundation problems, but they also don’t want…

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What is the Best Foundation Repair Method?

07/30/2020

Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Residential Foundation Repair

What is the Best Foundation Repair Method? When you realize that your home has foundation problems, some of your first questions will likely be about cost and methods of repair. “How much will foundation repairs cost?” “What is the best method for foundation repair?” Cost will vary, depending on the method, so you must first…

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Repairing Foundation Settlement

07/10/2020

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Repairing Foundation Settlement Repairing foundation settlement can come with a variety of methods and price tags. While we’re not going to go over the costs of repairing a foundation in this post, we have tons of other resources on this topic for you over on the blog. Let’s start with the basics: settlement happens when…

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What Causes Sloping Floors?

05/20/2020

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What Causes Sloping Floors? Sloping floors can happen when your foundation settles unevenly. It is often times one of many problems that will occur when your foundation settles. Causes of Sloping Floors Foundation settlement happens when there is downward, or sinking movement of a foundation from its original position within the soil. Soil movement can…

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How Do Sinkholes Form?

03/09/2020

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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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