What Causes Concrete Slab Foundation Failure?

Concrete slab foundations are the most popular kind of foundations for homes in Texas and beyond. They are also one of the most simple considering it is just a flat surface of concrete. It should make your feel pretty secure, but everything is prone to failure. When a concrete slab foundation fails, it mean that […]

How is House Leveling Done?

House leveling, by pure definition, is simple. It is taking the lowest part of your sinking, damaged foundation and making it level with the highest point of that foundation. Of course, that makes it sound simple, and it might be if there wasn’t already a house on top of that foundation. House leveling, in process, […]

3 Common Questions About Foundation Inspections

Foundation inspections are important and having them done by a professional is key. Here are three common questions about foundation inspections. 1. When should I get one? There are a few different reasons why you may want to get a foundation inspection. One situation where it is important is when you are purchasing a home. […]

3 Home Renovation Projects That Can Help Your Pier and Beam Foundation

Repairing your foundation isn’t a fun renovation project. If it’s been a while since you’ve had your pier and beam foundation inspected or since you’ve been into the crawlspace, check it out as you work on your other home improvement projects. These popular renovations let you protect or inspect your foundation for invisible damage along […]

Can Tree Roots Harm a Foundation?

You may associate foundation damage with highly visible events like earthquakes and floods, but it can also occur in slow, subtle ways. Shifting soil and the growth of tree roots could cause building materials to settle or crack. Roots have the potential to inflict damage by penetrating the foundation or affecting soil composition. Species Some […]

Common Problems That Can Manifest in Pier and Beam Foundations

With any type of foundation, cracking around the home can be a sign of serious problems. However, the problems that slab foundations have are not the same problems that can happen in your pier and beam foundation. They may be caused by similar issues like shifting soil and water, but they are different issues. If […]

How to Protect Your Foundation from Flash Floods

It may be the last thing you expected in North Texas, but flash floods and longer-lasting floods have started to become a new normal that homeowners need to worry about. If you’ve already made adjustments to your landscaping in order to protect your home from the usual summer struggles, don’t worry! All that work won’t […]

3 Things to Look for As You Clean Out Your Gutters This Fall

Fall is finally here in North Texas, and that means you might need to clean out your home’s gutters. As you check out the gutters, keep an eye out for these three things that can harm your foundation (even during the cold months): 1. Is runoff flowing away from your home? Your downspouts should connect […]

Your Roof Damage Might Actually Be Foundation Damage

After every hail storm in the DFW area, neighborhoods are dotted with rooftops that have repairs underway. Shingles get ripped off, forceful hail can punch straight through the sublayers, and even the chimney cap can get cracked. If you find spots of water damage in your ceiling, that’s a clear sign that rain is getting […]