Category: Blog

3 Ways to Keep Your Crawlspace Door Safe from Leaks and Puddles

When you have a pier and beam foundation, you need to take steps to make sure that moisture can’t accumulate around or — even worse — inside your foundation. If you have a strong perimeter wall, that can reduce a lot of your worries. But the crawlspace door is more vulnerable to water. Here are […]

Your Damp Crawlspace Might Be a Warning Sign

The DFW area is perennially in a drought, and you might think excess moisture is the last thing that could affect your pier and beam foundation. But moisture can collect under your house. If you have a damp crawl space, that could an indication that damage is building up under your foundation. Three problems could be: […]

You’ve Found a Foundation Crack in Your Garage Floor. Now What?

Nobody wants a crack in their concrete foundation. At best it means you’ll need it filled in if you want to seal or acid wash the floors. At worst, it’s the first sign of a rapidly developing split in the slab. Unfortunately, you might not see these hairline cracks if they form under your home’s […]

Why Should You Water Your Foundation?

Almost every city in the DFW area is imposing stringent water restrictions. It doesn’t look like the drought is going to end anytime soon. That might mean you’re looking into native landscaping plants or saving up your irrigation to carefully keep your lawn green. But make sure you dedicate some of your water to watering […]

Why Property Managers Should Consider Concrete Repairs as a Sound Investment

Property managers have a myriad of problems to worry about in the short term, from noise complaints to leaky faucets. This can sometimes make it difficult to split some of that focus on long-term maintenance issues. Below we will discuss why property managers should consider concrete repairs as a sound investment. The issues associated are […]

4 Reasons to Avoid DIY Foundation Repair

If you think you might need foundation repair, you may be tempted to do it yourself. Many homeowners believe that DIY foundation repair is the most cost-effective solution. However, this is usually not the case. Here are four reasons that you should avoid DIY foundation repair and leave it to the experts. Protect the Value […]

Routine Inspection of Concrete Slab Foundation

Your home represents your investment portfolio. All of it rests upon a hopefully solid foundation, and the best time to discover an issue there is before it becomes a problem. For this, you should have a plan to perform a foundation inspection and know some of the things to look for in a slab foundation. […]

Should I Repair Cracked Concrete Before Listing?

What causes cracked concrete, and should I bother getting it fixed? Cracked concrete poses an array of red flags to potential home buyers. Aside from cracked concrete being unsightly, it’s often indicative of a larger issue. Sinking, settling foundations, shifting soil, and changes in temperature or moisture of surrounding soil can all contribute to cracks in […]