foundation problems

Foundation Repair with Pushed Concrete Piers

Earlier this year one of my neighbors (Roy) had foundation repair done on his concrete slab. The hot dry summer drought had done its damage and resulted in some of the classic signs of foundation movement. You could see separation of the brick veneer away from the window frames in the front of the house […]

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Texas a Possible Leader in Foundation Repair – Dubious Honor

Dr. Harry Williams, an associate geology professor at the University of North Texas says that too many new homes in the area are being built on soils that are poorly suited for housing development because of the high expansive clay content of the land. Texas could become “the possible leader in foundation repair.” Here’s a […]

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Keeping Tree Roots Away From The House Foundation

You hear a lot about tree roots causing concrete foundation problems for houses that sit on expansive clay soils and may be wondering how that can be. In my travels around the Internet I’ve learned the trouble is two-fold. Large trees can suck huge amounts of water from the soil. If thirsty roots get under […]

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