Most Common Causes of Foundation Problems in the Midwest

09/30/2022

Foundation Repair, Foundation Settlement and Sinking, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

Most Common Causes of Foundation Problems in the Midwest If you’re a homeowner in the Midwest, there’s a good chance you could experience foundation problems at some point. While there are many potential causes of foundation issues in middle America, some are more common than others. In this post, we’ll take a look at the…

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How to Fix Sticking Windows

07/27/2022

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

Windows are a crucial part of any home. They provide natural light and ventilation, and they also add aesthetic value to your property. However, windows can sometimes stick, which can be annoying and even dangerous. In this blog post, we will discuss what causes windows to stick and how you can fix them! How to…

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How to Stop Water from Seeping Through Basement Walls

06/15/2022

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

If you have a basement in your home, then you know that water can be a big issue. Water seeping through the walls is a common problem, and it can cause a lot of damage to your home. Let’s discuss the different methods homeowners can explore to stop water from seeping in through their basement walls,…

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How Does Cold Weather Affect a Foundation?

02/10/2022

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

How Does Cold Weather Affect a Foundation? While many are looking forward to spring, there are still a few weeks of winter left. Melting snow, freezing temps, and late blizzards are all triggers for seasonal foundation concerns. There are a few different ways that cold weather can affect your foundation. Learn how to spot the…

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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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Which Basement Waterproofing System Is Best?

09/10/2021

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

WHICH BASEMENT WATERPROOFING SYSTEM IS BEST? There are several basement waterproofing methods available to homeowners hoping to prevent flooding and water damage from disrupting their home. However, the answer to which system is best is…complicated. The short answer is: installing a combination of waterproofing methods, as well as effective landscaping and drainage, so that your…

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Does Basement Waterproofing Increase Home Value?

08/24/2021

All Articles, Crawl Space Repair, Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

DOES BASEMENT WATERPROOFING INCREASE HOME VALUE? The value of your home is multifaceted and complex. Our homes represent so much more than a material investment; they hold memories of baby’s first steps, high school graduations, or the celebration of holidays around a dinner table filled with family and friends. Nonetheless, when it comes time to…

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What To Do When You Find Mold in Your Basement

07/26/2021

All Articles, Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

What To Do When You Find Mold in Your Basement Although you might find mold unsightly, there’s another big problem with it – it’s dangerous. Mold can cause respiratory problems, as well as fatigue, confusion, and sleep disturbances. Therefore, as you can see, it’s not merely an aesthetic concern. Here is some information on identifying…

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Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry

07/19/2021

All Articles, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry Maintaining can often feel like a tedious task. Whether it be big or small there is always something that needs to be fixed. A common issue many homeowners run into is a leaking or flooding basement. Something that homeowners that may not know is that leaking or flooding may…

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Do Droughts Lead to Foundation Settling?

06/22/2021

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns

Do Droughts Lead to Foundation Settling? If you ask any homeowner they will agree that being in a drought is bad for their property. A drought can lead to plants and grass wilting and drying out, but did you know that droughts can lead to foundation issues as well? Droughts dry out soil causing it…

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