Category Archives: Drainage

Foundation Repair and the Weather

 This humble blog about foundation repair from the home owners point of view is written from a region is the U.S. where we have wide areas and tens of thousands of homes with slab foundations built on heavy clay soils. … Continue reading

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My Foundation Slab Leak-Part One

“I don’t think you need piers. Maybe a few. But I do think you have a slab leak.” That’s what foundation consultant Richard Rash told me in November.  I had run across Mr. Rash’s website while researching foundation repair companies … Continue reading

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Foundation Repair Maintanence with Soaker Hoses-7 Ways Homeowners Do it Wrong

There are 7 common mistakes homeowners make in maintaining their concrete slab foundations that sit on heavy clay soils. First, not having soaker hoses. Continue reading

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Need Foundation Repair? Blame it On “Climate Change”

If you need a foundation fix, it might be because of climate change (also known as “global warming”) At least that is the gist of an article written last year that I ran across in the New York times. Continue reading

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The Number One Cause of Slab Foundation Problems

If it’s not the number one problem then it’s a very close second. It’s the soil. If your slab-on-ground concrete foundation sits on heavy clay soils that dry out , then swell up when heavy rains come, the foundation  is … Continue reading

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