Leveling Concrete: Mud Jacking vs. Foam Foundation Repair

Leveling Concrete Mud Jacking vs. Foam Foundation Repair - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Sinking foundations are common results of both time and environmental stressors. There are two main options for concrete repair–concrete lifting, affectionately known as “mud jacking” or foam foundation repair. If you find yourself asking, “What is mud jacking?” or, “Is polyurethane safe?” continue reading as we explore the details of both procedures, along with the… [Read More]


Ceiling Crack Repair

Ceiling Crack Repair - Ground Up Foundation Repair

What Causes Cracks in the Ceiling? Ceiling cracks are unpleasant to look at and should be noted when they appear or spread. It is important to be able to note the difference between cracks associated with age and those that result from structural damage. Because all structures shift over time, cracks can result as a… [Read More]


Concrete Repair

Concrete Repair - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Cracks in the Basement or Garage Floor Cracks in the garage or basement floor are not a good sign. You may be tempted to throw a rug over the affected area and call it day. However, it is best to take concrete floor cracks seriously. They are a common indicators of a compromised foundation. It… [Read More]


Chimney Repair in Nashville, TN

Chimney Repair in Nashville, TN

Leaning or Tilting Chimney Chimneys are often neglected, but homeowners need to be aware of their chimney’s health. A leaning or tilting chimney indicates serious structural issues that could result in costly foundation problems. If a tilting chimney is neglected for too long, bricks can begin to tumble out and subject the roof to considerable damage…. [Read More]


Poly-Jacking & Concrete Leveling in Nashville, TN

Poly-Jacking & Concrete Leveling in Nashville, TN - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Sunken slab foundations can be a major concern for homeowners in the Nashville, Murfreesboro, and the surrounding areas of Middle Tennessee. In many cases, these sinking slabs are the result of voids forming under the concrete. Because the foundation is no longer fully supported from underneath, it starts to settle, sink, and even crack. Voids… [Read More]


Foundation Repair Cost (Nashville, TN)

Foundation Repair Cost (Nashville, TN) - Ground up Foundation Repair

What to do about Your House Settling? For most homeowners in the Middle Tennessee region, repairing an unstable foundation isn’t optional. It’s overwhelming when the foundation beneath your home shifts and settles. Finding the right foundation repair company to resolve the issue is crucial. The longer you wait, the worse the problem will become. Long-standing foundation problems… [Read More]


Cracked Wall: What Does It Mean For Your Foundation?

Cracked Wall: What Does It Mean For Your Foundation - Ground Up Foundation Repair

What Causes a Cracked Wall? A cracked wall diminishes the aesthetic quality of your home. But the indication of more serious structural issues is a far bigger problem. Foundation settlement could be the culprit. Cracked walls can also be an early symptom foundation failure. As a homeowner, it is advised that have regular home inspections for… [Read More]


Interior Waterproofing Services in Nashville, TN

Interior Waterproofing Services in Nashville, TN

Basement interior waterproofing is needed anytime a structure is built at or below ground level. Waterproofing and drainage are especially needed in cases where the groundwater is likely to build up in the soil and raise the water table. A higher water table causes hydrostatic pressure to build up beneath the basement floor and against… [Read More]


Nashville Problems: Water in the Basement

Nashville Problems: Water in Your Basement - Ground Up Foundation Repair

With all the strange weather we experienced this winter season, it’s likely that you noticed water in the crawl space or water in the basement. Winter storms and heavy rainfall, combined with hot and cold temperature changes, can cause a lot of problems in your home. If your basement or crawl space has flooded or… [Read More]


Drainage System Installation: Nashville Experts

Drainage System Installation: Nashville Experts - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Foundation Drainage in Middle Tennessee A foundation drainage system instillation means a strong foundation and a dry basement. If your home isn’t waterproofed on the outside, water can easily enter the foundation through small cracks. Ground Up Foundation Repair installs exterior drainage systems in Nashville, Murfreesboro, and the surrounding areas of Middle Tennessee. With the season changes, the… [Read More]