No one wants to discover cracks in their foundation; however ignoring them if you find them is not the answer. So what causes cracks in foundations and what can you do about them? Let’s look at the top five causes of cracks in foundations and three ways to address and fix them.
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Common Basement Waterproofing Mistakes that Homeowners MakeBy: | Published September 30, 2020
A dry basement is a healthy basement, and a healthy basement leads to a happy homeowner. Whether you’re a DIY pro or just a new homeowner who wants to avoid major problems in your home, make sure you know these common waterproofing mistakes to avoid.
Avoid These Basement Foundation Repair Mistakes to Keep Your Home Waterproofed!By: | Published December 30, 2019
Let’s face it; even though your basement is the foundation of your home, it is not always the first thing on your mind when it comes to repairs. Things like broken appliances, peeling paint, and worn carpet are things that homeowners – or their guests – see on a regular basis; so they are more likely to be the things that get addressed.
Know the Warning Signs of a Sinking Foundation in Your Home!By: | Published September 27, 2019
It’s not good when a boat is sinking. When you have that foreboding or sinking feeling, something’s not good. It’s also not good when the foundation of your home is sinking!
DIY Foundation Repair – Is It Right for You?By: | Published May 29, 2018
Who doesn’t love the feeling of accomplishment? The pride, money savings and bragging rights at the completion of a successful DIY project are just a few of the reasons Americans just love to “do it themselves.” However, not every job around the house – or under it – is best tackled by a fix-it minded homeowner. Is DIY foundation repair right for you?
Just like there’s a difference between installing a new light fixture and rewiring an entire home, sealing a hairline crack and waterproofing the exterior of a home’s foundation are quite different tasks to undertake. Know your limits and trust your gut (or your spouse’s gut!) Don’t put your health or your property at risk.