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How Often Should I Inspect Foundation Wall for Hairline Crack?

A foundation is a key determinant for your home’s integrity and health. Every structural element of the house depends on how rigid the foundation remains over the years. It is a cause for alarm when your notice dilapidation elements, especially hairline cracks on your home’s foundation. If you are worried about hairline cracks, you are […]

3 Ways To Protect Your Foundation From Rain and Settlement

The foundation is the most important part of your house since it determines its strength and integrity. While every other aspect matters to complete a home, the house can fall apart or sink into the mad without a solid foundation. Damages from water and invasive tree roots could compromise your foundation’s structure. When building, the […]

Termites: How They Cause Foundation Damage

Did you know that termites are some of the most destructive pests in your home? They eat through wood and cause structural damage that often requires extensive repairs. Fortunately, you can protect your home from termites by implementing simple preventative measures. In this article, we explain what termites are, how they cause damage, and how […]

Are Foundation Repairs Permanent Fixes?

Have you started to notice diagonal cracks on one or more of your interior walls? Are your doors getting stuck, or are resistant to latching? Are you now starting to wonder if you may have foundation issues? Unfortunately, those are some signs of a foundation issue. But don’t fret, the team at Dodson Foundation Repair has […]

Does Hot Weather Cause Foundation Cracks?

The dry summer heat and the humid spring air can wreak havoc on your home’s exterior. Hot weather can cause foundation cracks, which is why it is so important to know how to prevent them in the first place. When you take care to protect your house from these threats, however, you can still enjoy […]

How Your Home’s Driveway Can Influence Your Foundation

Your home’s driveway is one of the first things people see when they visit your home. Did you know that it can also have a big impact on your home’s foundation? That’s right – the condition of your driveway can actually influence the stability of your foundation. If you have a cracked or uneven driveway, […]

Commercial Foundation Repair: Cracks and You

Cracks on your commercial foundation are definitely a reason to worry. If left unattended, even the smallest of cracks can cause huge problems with the foundation. Thus, it is necessary to have repairs done as soon as you possibly can. When it comes to foundation crack repairs, the DIY route is not advisable due to […]

Water Can Be Your Home’s Worst Enemy

Most people are aware of the damage that is done when a water pipe bursts or a tub happens to overflow in a house and causes a flood, but few think about water damage coming from the outside.  Depending on where you live in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth areas, you can get over 30 to […]

How a Foundation Repair Evaluation Can Save You Money

Your home’s foundation is important to the health of the home overall. If it’s damaged, it can ring in major repair cost or even replace. This is especially true with older homes. With a foundation repair evaluation, you will not only find out what may need repaired, but at what cost. But there are ways […]