Do I Need to Worry About the Crack in My Wall?

06/10/2022

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

Wall cracks can be a cause for concern for homeowners. If you’re not sure what to do about them, you may be wondering how much you should worry. There are different types of foundation issues that can cause wall cracks and they affect your home in different ways. We will also talk about how foundation…

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Is Basement Waterproofing Covered by Insurance?

09/20/2021

All Articles, Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair, Home and Foundation Cracks, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

Is Basement Waterproofing Covered by Insurance? Is basement waterproofing covered by insurance? The short answer is no, but there are a few policies or endorsements that you may want to consider if you live in an area prone to flooding or if you would like to prepare for the worst. Insurance Endorsements Although basement waterproofing…

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How Long Does Foundation Repair Last?

08/10/2021

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair, Home and Foundation Cracks, Residential Foundation Repair

How Long Does Foundation Repair Last? If your home has foundation problems like bowed walls or massive wall cracks, you likely have a problem with the foundation that should be repaired as soon as possible. While some foundation repair techniques are intended to solve minor issues like hairline cracks, long-term foundation repair solutions should last…

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What is That Basement Smell?

07/23/2021

All Articles, Crawl Space Repair, Foundation Repair, Home and Foundation Cracks, Residential Foundation Repair

What is That Basement Smell? A Guide to the Smells Emanating From Your Basement You open the door to your basement and notice an unpleasant smell emanating from down below. You try and place what it is in your head, but come up with zip, zero, nada! So what is that basement smell? Where is…

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Foundation Cracks: Are They Serious?

07/19/2021

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Foundation Cracks: Are They Serious? If you have notice foundation cracks either from the outside or your home, or inside your basement or crawlspace, naturally you are very concerned. Your biggest question: It is serious? At My Foundation Repairs, we have a network of partner contractors that are available to provide you with a foundation…

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Cracked Foundation Repair: Why You Should Avoid DIY

06/03/2021

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Home and Foundation Cracks

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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Cracked Walls? When to Worry

04/23/2021

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Cracked Walls? When to Worry If You Have Wall Cracks Here Are a Few Things to Look For No crack in the wall is a “good” crack. That being said there are some that are more concerning than others. DIY repair might be your first instinct, but there are times when you should contact a…

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Sinkhole Warning Signs, What to Look For

04/19/2021

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Sinkhole Warning Signs, What to Look For What is a Sinkhole, and How Do They Form? There are many different issues that can contribute to foundation failure. Depending on where you live and the soil your home is built on, sinkholes could be one of them. The symptoms range from subtle to sudden, so it…

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Critters and Concrete: Animal Infestation

03/18/2021

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Critters and Concrete: Animal Infestation Could Critters be Creating Voids Under Your Concrete? Photo to right by Jared Belson. Finally! Across the US we are starting to see some temperatures 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…

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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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