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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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Foundation Repair and the Drought-5 Tips for Homeowners

Droughts are hard on the home foundation, no question about it. I was looking at a map from the US National Weather Service that showed almost a third of the country in drought conditions that range from “excessively dry” to … Continue reading

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Foundation Repair In The News

You know a drought is taking its toll on the slab foundation in your area when the local television news is running stories on how busy foundation repair companies are. While some parts of the U.S. are finally drying out … Continue reading

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Water Foundation – What’s Up With That?

The following is a recreation of a conversation between me and a neighbor when I first moved here. His name is Ed and he is wearing a ball cap and a Dallas Cowboys T-shirt.   Me: “What are those black … 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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