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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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Foundation Repair – Steel Piers and Rust

A question that comes to mind in considering steel piers for underpinning your concrete slab foundation is “are they going to rust or otherwise corrode?” Fair question. One of the answers involves using galvanized steel piers. Another method of corrosion protection for steel piers makes use of powder coating technology. However, there is a report […]

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What’s Not Romantic About Foundation Repair?

The money wizards over at MSNBC are saying that consumers will spend 13.7 buh-zillion US dollars on Valentine’s Day gifts this year, an increase over last year’s sales. So I have to ask, “Where are the Valentine’s Day tie-ins for foundation repair advertising?” I have not heard one radio commercial or seen one print ad […]

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Foundation Repair – Double Your Piers, Double Your Fun

I came home the other day and found a flyer from one of the local foundation repair companies hanging from my doorknob. “Knob-spam”, the kids call it. I started to throw it away but then saw the phrase “revolutionary new double pier perma-pile system.” Wow. Say that out loud three times fast. Curious as to […]

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Foundation Repair With Two Types of Steel Piers

SABER is company that offers a lot of services having to do with concrete repair and slab leveling including residential foundations. If you are checking out foundation repair companies and have questions about about methods of repair and steel piers in particular the SABER website may be of help to you Their website describes two […]

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