Landscaping and Foundation Repair

Landscaping and Your Foundation

Landscaping is a wonderful way to increase curb appeal in your front yard and to create a more welcoming back yard. If you landscape correctly, you won’t damage your home’s foundation in any way. If you landscape wrong, however, changes in ground moisture and the plant roots themselves may have detrimental effects on your home’s foundation. Make sure you know how to protect your foundation before you do any landscaping. Read More

Spot Foundation Problems

4 Signs Your Foundation May Need Repairing

Foundation issues are one of the most damaging things that can happen to a home. Because foundation issues happen gradually and worsen over time, homeowners may not realize anything is wrong until the problem is severe and requires significant and costly repairs. Check your home for tell-tale signs of foundation damage so you can invest in a repair before things get out of hand. Read More

Concrete Crack Repair

Keep an Eye on the Foundation When Buying a House

The foundation of a home is something you probably don’t think a lot about until there are problems with it. However, a home’s foundation is an especially important thing to inspect before you make such a large purchase. Skipping a foundation inspection could mean you’ll deal with costly and inconvenient issues down the line. Although it’s not possible to safeguard against trouble in every circumstance, there are several things you can do to give the foundation a thorough evaluation before forking over your hard-earned cash. Read More

Hot Weather Foundation Repair

Why Hot Weather Damages Your Foundation

Texas temperatures in summer easily break 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Even when the temperature is in the high 90s, dry Texas weather wicks the moisture from the soil around your house and steals it from your foundation, which causes cracks. Dry weather day after day is a recipe for foundation disaster, and you may find yourself with lasting foundation damage that compromises the structural integrity of your home if you don’t address the problem. Read More

Dallas Sink Holes

Beware Sinkholes in Dallas

The Texas media has carried plentiful stories about the dangers of sinkholes. These stories, while often interesting, sometimes fall short of telling homeowners what they can do to spot and cope with these hazards. Below you’ll find a brief introduction to sinkholes. Read More

Spot Foundation Problems

How to Spot Foundation Problems

Your home’s foundation is one of the most important parts of its structure, but it’s one area you may not think about regularly. However, an issue with your foundation can cause trouble for the structure itself.

Usually, people look for cracks in the foundation to decide if there’s an issue. While some cracks can be caused by normal settling, major foundation issues are not only problematic, but also costly to repair. Learn about the top four most common foundation problems and ways you can spot them. Read More