You need a tunnel dug under your home to handle under-slab plumbing leaks and are wondering about filling it back in afterward. This article reviews the best way to handle backfilling tunnels and things to consider if you choose not to.
You live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and are looking for a foundation repair company. Who do you choose? This article identifies a selection of reputable companies serving DFW based on online info, foundation repair methods, customer reviews, and service experience.
You’re wondering what causes foundation problems. More specifically, you’re wondering what the root cause is of the foundation problems at YOUR home. This article lists the top sources of foundation settlement and issues from most to least common. Spoiler: it’s usually a combination of factors.
Looking for the low-down on local BCS costs for foundation repair? This article will break down the general pricing for any local foundation repairs. Then we detail pricing for the two readily available foundation repair methods in our Brazos Valley area for small, medium, and large projects.
You’re looking to hire a foundation repair contractor and want to watch for any warning signs that might spell trouble. What red flags could indicate the company is less likely to take good care of you and your home? This article will alert you to some common signs of less reputable repair services.
You need to get a repair quote from Anchor for foundation repairs or another service. What is the estimating process? This article will review the basic steps so that you know what to expect when requesting a bid from Anchor Foundation Repair for your home project.
You’re in the market for foundation repairs and you’re wondering if there’s anything you should watch out for as a sales tactic. This article reveals the top xx foundation repair sales gimmicks and red flags that should give you pause as you search for the repair contractor to best meet your needs.
What does foundation repair do for my home, and can I see some before and after pics? Some people just want to have some visual aids. This article will discuss common signs of foundation problems and show actual photos of before and afters from jobs that we have done at Anchor Foundation Repair.
You’re wondering if getting foundation repair means you will never have to get foundation repair again. Can a home settle more after foundation repairs have taken place? This article will discuss how permanent foundation repairs can be and offer considerations as you weigh your repair options.
You know there’s a drought right now but how worried should you be about your foundation? This article will cover common homeowner questions and concerns about drought and give an overview of the drought conditions we are currently facing.
The term lifetime warranty sounds great, but what does it actually mean? This article will discuss the typical consumer misconceptions and misguided expectations when it comes to your foundation repair warranty and service agreement policies.
You’ve got to figure out how to pay for needed foundation repairs and financing is the way you’ve got to go. What financing choices are available? This article explores the realistic financing options to pay for foundation work and specifically discusses the financing available through Anchor.
Your concrete slab has some unattractive flaws. Are they signs of foundation problems? This article will review common cosmetic concrete issues that are often confused as foundation-related. We will explain what causes these issues and why they are unrelated to your foundation’s stability.
You’ve accepted your proposal from Anchor Foundation Repair and the job will start soon. Who will be working on your house and who is in charge? This article introduces you to the leadership team taking care of your home, so that you know a little about them before they arrive for your project.
You need foundation repair but you don’t know how to go about deciding what kind of foundation repair to get or what contractor to use. This article will help you think through big questions to make your search for foundation repairs easier.
You want a full comparison of different slab foundation repair methods. What’s the difference between drilled concrete piers and pressed concrete piles? This article will give you a comprehensive overview of each foundation repair method so that you can pick the one that works best for you.
How do engineers determine that you have a foundation problem? Do foundation repair contractors determine issues the same way or differently? Who’s right or better? This article will explain methods commonly used by engineers and foundation repair guys to assess foundation problems with your home.
You need concrete leveling and are wondering about the mud jacking process. You want to know how it works and when it’s a good option. This article reviews the basics of mud jacking, when to use it, and describes the steps a contractor would go through to complete your concrete leveling project.
You’ve had a foundation inspection and know what needs to be done and how much your foundation repairs will cost. Now what’s stopping you from getting started? Here’s a list of reasons it’s going to be better for you to get started on your foundation repairs with Anchor ASAP.
You’ve got a plumbing problem under your slab and need options on how to handle this repair. Should you let the plumbers break through the slab? Or should they tunnel under the slab to reach the problem? This article offers the pros and cons to help you decide which approach is right for you.
What does the term mud jacking mean with regard to concrete lifting, leveling, and repair? The definition would be helpful but you’re also interested in how it’s done and average pricing. This article covers the definition, process, and cost of mud jacking for your basic understanding.
You need the cheapest foundation repair option available. What options do you have when money is your biggest consideration? This article will offer and explain 5 foundation repair options from least to most expensive for you to choose from.
You’ve got an appointment to get your concrete lifted and leveled with Anchor Foundation Repair. What exactly is going to happen at your property during the work? What will this process look like? This article takes you step-by-step through the details of what will soon be happening at your home.
You’ve heard the term seasonal rebounding and wonder what it means for your home’s foundation. This is the what, when, where, why, and how of what it means for your home foundation to experience a seasonal rebound.
What kinds of problems can you fix with concrete lifting? Are there any problems that are not solved with concrete leveling? This article will review the basics of what concrete lifting is, list the top issues it can fix, and which problems won’t be solved using this concrete repair method.
Why would some companies charge for foundation estimates while others do them for free? What is the difference between paid versus free inspections and are there positives or negatives to weigh? This article will break down the pros and cons of foundation repair estimates with a cost compared to free.
You want to watch your home for developing or worsening foundation settlement. Maybe you’ve already had a foundation inspection and are now monitoring your home for changes. This article will give you things to look for throughout the year to keep a close eye on the health of your foundation.
What is house leveling exactly? You’ve been reading and are getting confused about what this term really means or you just want to make sure you’ve got it right. This article will define house leveling so that you can make sure you’re using it correctly and understand what it does for your home.
While researching foundation repair, you come across the term “drilled bell-bottom pier” and want to know more about this pier and type of foundation repair. This article will define and describe drilled piers as well as offer some history and pros and cons for this method of foundation repair.
You suddenly notice a diagonal crack in your wall. What does this mean? Why is this happening? What should you do about it? This article will explain the source of diagonal drywall cracks and discuss steps you can take to handle this distressing home issue.
You want to get an estimate or quote from Anchor Foundation Repair. What do you need to do to get that bid? This article will outline the steps homeowners take to obtain a formal quote for foundation repair services so that you can get your foundation problems handled.
Just how much do drilled bell-bottom piers cost for your slab foundation? This article offers pricing ranges for small, average, and extensive projects to repair your slab foundation and quickly reviews the contributing cost factors.
You want to sell your house but you know you have foundation problems. With so many things to consider, you don’t know how to start exploring options on selling with foundation issues. This article breaks down all the important considerations and guides you toward the decision that’s right for you.
What exactly is a pier and beam foundation? You think you have one but how can you tell? This article will define and describe the pier and beam foundation. We will talk a little bit about where they are found and how they are made too so you can know if you have this type of home foundation.
You’re patiently waiting for your Anchor Foundation Repair job to start but you hear there is now a delay. Try as we might to have every project start on time, delays happen. This article will list and explain the top reasons we encounter delays in project start times to help you understand.
You know you have foundation settlement or other crawl space problems in your pier and beam home, but is the time right for house leveling? This article offers two key indicators so you know when crawl space foundation repair is the best route to take for your home.
How do you know if your pier and beam or crawl space home has foundation problems? Are the issues you see true signs or just misleading symptoms with another cause? This complete picture guide will show and explain both real and confusing signs of foundation problems with a pier and beam home.
You think you have foundation problems, but want to verify this with authentic pictures of real foundation damage. Here’s your ultimate guide to both the true and sometimes misleading symptoms you might see in your home when foundation settlement occurs.
Think you are alone in experiencing foundation issues with your Texas home? Many homes have foundation problems. How many? This article gives perspective on feeling alone in foundation issues. We explain why foundation problems happen, if you caused the problem, or could have prevented it.
You’ve got foundation issues and you’re looking for ways to solve this home problem. Is watering your foundation going to prevent or repair the problem? This article will explain what watering can and can’t do for your foundation and explain why it’s a myth and not a real solution.
What is the purpose of your foundation? This article is an ode to foundations everywhere in recognition of the essential roles they play with very little thanks. We will list 7 things that foundations do to make our lives better and apologize for not showing more gratitude to them every day.
You think you have problems with your slab foundation, but you don’t want to call in for an inspection right away if you don’t have to. This article will let you know how to tell if your slab problems warrant a call to a foundation repair company for an inspection.
How do you know if your pier and beam or crawl space home has foundation issues? Are the problems you see real signs or just misleading symptoms with another cause? This ultimate picture guide will show and explain both real and misleading signs of foundation problems with a crawl space home.
What is a dig test? Why do you have to contact 811 before digging on your property? When are the times that I need to do this? Many homeowners have never heard of the requirement to contact 811 for a dig test, this article explains a few of the basic what, when, and why questions about 811.
You’re a homeowner about to start a project that involves digging. You know to contact 811 but that’s about it. Are there any requirements? What is the process? This article gives you all the info upfront about what you need to submit and how it works before you hit the “get started” button.
It’s kinda soggy under your pier and beam or block and base home. How can you improve this problem in your crawl space? This article will outline 6 different ways to increase ventilation and keep it dry under your crawl space foundation to prevent problems.
You’re shopping around for a foundation repair company and are wondering what is involved with drilled pier foundation repairs. This article will explain the 7 step process that Anchor Foundation Repair uses to get your slab repair project done.
Checking out info to get your house leveled with Anchor Foundation Repair or other Brazos Valley foundation repair companies? Reviews are good, but maybe you want a little more detail on how Anchor gets those ratings. This article shares 4 service features that make Anchor stand out from the rest.
You are researching foundation repair costs and the question that keeps popping up in your head is: Why does this cost so much? Why is foundation repair this expensive? This article will explain the main cost factors and give perspective to home foundation repair pricing.
What do you need or want out of getting your foundation repaired? Seems like an easy question, but what would meet your needs best? This article will explore key questions to help you think more clearly about what you are really looking for in your foundation repair results and chosen company.
You live in the Houston area and are looking for a foundation repair company. Who do you choose? This article will impartially identify the top foundation repair companies serving the Houston area based on business philosophy, foundation repair methods, customer reviews, and service experience.
You are researching how to tell if you have foundation issues and have symptoms like corner pop or ghosting doors in your home that are not showing up on the usual lists. This article reviews and explains two common signs that may or not be foundation-related that tend to confuse homeowners.
You’ve got some problems with your sidewalks or driveway and are wondering if concrete slab jacking might work for you, but first you need to find out what it is. This article will define slab jacking and what it can do for your concrete surfaces, as well as explore the methods available and estimated costs.
Your home has recently been remodeled and now you need foundation repair. It would have been better if the foundation repairs were done first, but they weren’t so now what? This article outlines the options available to homeowners when foundation repairs are needed on a newly remodeled home.
You’re getting ready for a video call with Anchor Foundation Repair to assess foundation problems with your home. To make the most out of this time, this article will review common questions and their answers so that you can fully understand and be prepared for your upcoming video call with Anchor.
You are in the market for foundation repair and you’re wondering how Anchor Foundation Repair is different from another company called Olshan Foundation Solutions. This article clearly outlines how these two companies differ so that you can understand the companies better.
Foundation repairs will begin soon at your home. You are wondering if you need to be home and available to the crew during the foundation repair process or if will you be in the way. This article discusses when or why you might want to be home and when the inside of your home needs to be accessed.
Why does Anchor Foundation Repair write so many articles? Does this result in extra costs for the homeowner? Well, here’s another article that will explain the philosophy behind Anchor providing foundation repair information online to everyone.
You’re shopping around for a foundation repair company and are looking at Anchor Foundation Repair. But you’re a little stuck on why you should have to pay for a foundation inspection when other companies do them for free. This article explains why we charge for our bids and how it can benefit you.
It’s summertime and getting hot and dry. Should you be concerned about your foundation? This article will discuss drought’s impact on foundations and what you can do to protect your home from extreme dryness brought to you by our typical summer climate.
Foundation repairs will begin at your home soon. What results or changes can you expect to see in your drywall? Will there be old, new, or no cracks? This article tells you what to expect in your drywall condition after foundation repairs and advises how to handle any cracks you may have.
You’re getting bids for slab foundation repair and you’re wondering why Anchor Foundation Repair is more expensive than Brazos Valley Solutions. You’re wondering what the difference is between the two companies. This article will clearly explain why our pricing tends to be more expensive.
You have just received a plan for house leveling from Anchor Foundation Repair. What’s in this document for me? This article explains every part of your formal house leveling proposal and why we include it so that you know what to pay attention to the most.
You are about to have an under-slab tunneling job to reach a leak under your slab, but what should you expect during the process? Will it be noisy or messy? What exactly will they be doing? This article goes over the tunneling process in detail so you know what is about to happen at your home.
You’ve heard things about getting your house leveled and want to know if they are true – things like house leveling is messy, and pier and beam foundation repair is expensive. This article gives quick no-nonsense answers to the major myths and misconceptions about crawl space foundation repairs.
You’ve had your foundation repaired (either recently or a while ago) and have cracks in your drywall to contend with. They are closed up but there are still there. What can you do to handle drywall cracks? This article will explain why the cracks are still there and go over some ways to address the issue.
Sometimes your doors work fine and then less fine through the year but it always gets better. You have been told this is “seasonal foundation settlement” but what does that really mean? This article defines seasonal settlement and whether it is a foundation problem and what to do about it.
How do you know if you got a bad foundation repair? Are there any indicators that would tell you that your recent foundation repairs were poorly done or done wrong? This article will discuss the signs of a badly done foundation repair and what you can do about it.
You already know that mud jacking is a thing that can lift and level your concrete surfaces – but how much does it cost? This article will get right to the point so that you know the approximate average pricing for small, medium, and larger jobs to mud jack your concrete back where it needs to be.
You have just had your pier and beam or crawl space home foundation leveled and repaired and now are thinking about maintenance. Or you are wondering how to care for this kind of home. This article covers the best actions a homeowner can take to keep your pier and beam foundation in good condition.
You’re looking at foundation repair options and know that work gets done on your house, but what will the results be? What will foundation repair make better? Is there anything it won’t do? This article outlines the basic goals and sets realistic expectations for your home foundation repair project.
You’ve just heard the term mud jacking for repairing concrete and you want to know more about it. What does it even mean? What is the process? This article will go over the use, definition, and process of mud jacking so that you will know more about this method of concrete raising and leveling.
You have a pier and beam or crawl space home and are waiting for your house leveling project to start. What should you expect in the typical repair process with Anchor Foundation Repair? This article outlines the basic repair process at your home so that you can prepare and know what will happen.
You want to know more about home foundation inspections – and fast! You need the total basics on what the purpose of a foundation inspection is along with the process and cost to get one. This article will quickly highlight the essentials of what you really need to know so you can get one asap.
You are shopping around for a foundation repair company to handle your house leveling or pier and beam foundation repair needs. Is Anchor Foundation Repair the best fit for you? This article will cover your top house leveling needs and discuss whether Anchor is best to meet those needs or not.
You’re nearly ready to pull the trigger on getting house leveling done for your pier and beam home. You want just a little more info on Anchor Foundation Repair’s warranty policy for crawl space home repairs. This article will give you the low down in simple terms and explain why we do it this way.
You have heard the terms house leveling and pier and beam foundation repair. You are not sure if they are different things or different ways to say the same thing. This article will explore the meaning and difference between these two terms so that you can feel more clear on the subject yourself.
How long is house leveling supposed to take on average? You need to know how much time to allow for your pier and beam foundation repair so that you know what to expect. This article reviews 6 crawlspace foundation repair scenarios and their approximate work times along with contributing factors.
You’re looking for reasons, wise and practical reasons, that it might be good to wait on getting foundation repairs for your pier and beam home and honestly there are some to consider. This article covers 5 situations where it’s okay to wait before getting started on your house leveling project.
Do you keep finding articles that talk about foundation problem signs in slab homes? But you’ve got a pier and beam home and want to know the specific signs of foundation problems in that style of home. This article will cover the top 3 problem signs specific to crawl space type foundations.
You have a pier and beam or block and base home and need someone to come out and inspect it for a repair bid. Do you need to do anything to prepare? Is it different than inspecting a slab foundation? This article will help you know what to expect from a crawlspace-type home foundation inspection.
You have heard terms with the word “sill” in them while talking to your foundation repair contractor. You have a pier and beam home foundation that needs repair. This article will demystify the term sill and review types of sill used on a crawlspace foundation for original construction and repairs.
You are wondering how you can pay for a potential foundation repair project in your future. What are your best options to explore to pay for this large expense? This article will review 7 common methods homeowners use to handle the cost of foundation repair and discuss considerations for each.
Inquiring minds want to know: What is cement and what is concrete? Are they different or two ways to say the same thing? This article will define and explain cement and concrete, and discuss usage and problems. It’s stuff you never thought you wanted to know about this popular building material.
You have seen or heard the term slurry in the context of under-slab tunneling, but don’t know what it means or why it’s used. This article will go over what slurry is in general and explain its use and benefits in tunneling as well as discuss the alternatives of using slurry.
You’re interested in under-slab tunneling for accessing and repairing leaks under your foundation. What is the process? This article will give you five basic steps a tunneling crew would go through on an under-slab tunneling project for your home.
You need a structural engineer to look at your foundation in Bryan, College Station, or other Brazos Valley communities. Who are the most likely candidates for your residential home structural needs? This article lists basic contact and business info for 3 firms that serve our local area.
You’ve got plumbing leaks under your home and are wondering if under-slab tunneling is a good alternative to breaking up your slab and why. This article quickly defines under-slab tunneling and explains the differences between using tunneling compared to breaking the slab foundation from above.
What are the great features and shortcomings of using mud jacking for concrete repair? Every method has its good and less good points if we’re being honest and mud jacking is no different. This quick article will outline the pros and cons of mud jacking as a method of concrete leveling and repair.
What does a foundation repair plan tell you? Is it more than just the price? While foundation repair plans differ from company to company, there’s some basic elements common to all. This article reviews key elements and variations in repair plans and why they are important to you as a homeowner.
You need some home repairs but you don’t really know where to start in finding someone reliable that you can trust. Lots of people feel this way, so here’s an article to help get you started with 4 steps to follow in your research to locate a home repair contractor that will best meet your needs.
You’re wondering what the cause of your slab foundation damage is. Why exactly did your foundation crack? Many homeowners want an explanation of why these things happen. This article breaks down the three most common root causes of damage and cracks in a typical slab-on-grade foundation home.
What happens during a foundation inspection? What’s it going to be like and what goes on during the visit. You want to know what to expect out of the inspection so that you can be prepared. This article covers 3 common steps that would occur with any home foundation inspection.
What exactly are concrete pressed pilings? How are they made and installed? What’s good about them or not so good? This article explains concrete pressed piles and how they function to raise and level your home. We will also cover the installation, pros, and cons of this method of foundation repair.
You are wondering about the cost of foundation repair. What factors influence the price and can you control any of them? This article will review the top X factors that determine your costs when it comes to home foundation repairs, like repair methods, cost influencers, and additional services.
You are thinking you might need foundation repair for your home. You wonder how much the size of your home affects the cost of foundation repair. Does the size matter? Does the square footage matter? This article reviews the principle of home size and its correlation to foundation repair costs.
You are looking for tips on how to calculate or estimate the cost of foundation repair for your home. You know that supports are needed, but how many? This article helps you figure out how to estimate the number of supports needed to hold up your home using the linear feet of the problem area.
You are seeing round bumps in your sheetrock walls. You might have heard the term nail pop but aren’t sure what it is and what causes it, and wonder if it signals a foundation problem. This article reviews nail pop, its common causes, and addresses whether it means you have foundation issues.
It looks like the concrete corner is popping off your home! You’ve got corner pop and are worried and wondering if it is a sign of foundation problems. This article explains what corner pop looks like, what causes it, and explains why it is not necessarily a sign of foundation issues with your home.
Foundation repair is a confusing term and not everyone knows exactly what it means or what happens to your foundation during the repair process. This article will review the basic concept of foundation repair and how it works to “fix” your home in three basic foundation project steps.