You’re wondering if the dirt that was dug up around your home will be reused when foundation repairs are complete. Why or why not? This article will explain what kind of soil is best to use after foundation repairs are complete and why.
What’s the difference between a structural engineer and a foundation repair specialist? When is it best to use one or the other? This article will lay out the pros and cons of these two professionals and explain when it’s best to use them.
You’re looking for a recommendation on a contractor that does polyjacking in Bryan, College Station, or the surrounding Brazos Valley communities. This article will quickly review what polyjacking is and list who we suggest for this service in our area.
Monitoring for changes in your foundation settlement helps you to know when foundation repairs are needed. But how do you use them? This article will explain why tick marks are helpful and how to mark and monitor using tick marks to track foundation movement so you know when to take action.
You’ve got some cracks in your foundation and are wondering if a crack sealant is worth using or if they even work. This article will discuss what sealants do and their pros and cons. We will also offer our professional opinion on sealants so that you can evaluate if they sound right for you.
You need foundation repairs but are concerned about the high costs. You are getting bids and looking for the cheapest price tag. This article offers and explains 6 big reasons why getting the lowest-cost repair might not be the best strategy for your home.
You’re researching foundation repair options and you’ve come across new terminology: cabled pressed pilings. How are these different or better than regular concrete pilings? This article explains cabled concrete pressed pilings, how they work, and explores the pros and cons of this repair concept.
You see cracks in a slab foundation and wonder if they are something to worry about. How can you tell the difference between a slab crack that is “bad” and one that is “normal”? This article will explain what to look for in identifying slab cracks to be concerned with and what to do next.
Are there differences between a porch and a patio? Do the differences affect how a porch or patio needs to be repaired if settlement has occurred? This article explains how porches and patios are constructed, how they are different, and the approach to repair them if slab settlement has occurred.
Because you have foundation problems, you wonder if there’s something wrong with your home or if you did something wrong. Is your home crappy? Is this your fault? This article will help you understand what causes foundation issues and why it’s likely not because of a bad home or a bad homeowner.
What are weep holes on a brick home, and why do we need them? This article will define what weep holes are and explain what purpose they serve. We will also discuss the question of whether weep holes can be filled.
You’ve had a foundation inspection and been told that you have interior foundation settlement. You want to know more about what it means and how it impacts foundation repairs. This article answers your top questions to understand interior settlement and how it’s handled during foundation repairs.