What You Need to Know About Crawl Space Repair

What You Need to Know About Crawl Space Repair - Ground Up Foundation Repair

If the floors in your house are starting to sink or slope, or you are concerned about foundation issues, you should consider your crawl space. It often causes many problems that can lead to long-term foundational damage. Crawl spaces can be a hassle, but you can avoid the repercussions by keeping up with the necessary… [Read More]


Foundation Repair Methods

Foundation Repair Methods - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Foundation issues can be daunting for many homeowners. Hearing that your home needs foundation work results in some homeowners wanting to sell immediately. To understand what house foundation repair methods entail, you should understand the different designs that support a home.  Basement Style A full basement foundation typically starts with a hole that measures eight… [Read More]


Common Sump Pump Problems

Common Sump Pump Problems - Ground Up Foundation Repair

When looking for a home, there are many things to consider. A primary concern is whether the neighborhood is prone to flooding issues. Sump pumps help remove water from your basement when it accumulates from rainwater or melting snow. They pump water uphill away from your foundation and into an external drain system, which discharges… [Read More]


What Causes Sinkholes and How to Prevent Foundation Damage

What Causes Sinkholes and How to Prevent Foundation Damage - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Sinkholes are large, natural occurrences that can be hazardous, problematic, and costly. In some cases, they can even be life-threatening. Let’s take a closer look at what causes sinkholes and how to spot the warning signs to prevent damage to your property’s foundation.  What is a sinkhole? A sinkhole is a sizable open groundmass that… [Read More]


How a High Water Table Affects Your Foundation

How a High Water Affects Your Basement - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Any structure with a below-grade area requires thorough waterproofing to avoid a high water table wreaking havoc on your basement. If your basement contains your heating and cooling system, water heater, laundry room, or other mechanical systems, water intrusion can lead to considerable disruption. Water seepage can also result in severe foundation damage that’s costly… [Read More]


5 Reasons for Mold in Crawl Space

5 Reasons for Mold in Crawl Space

A remote area of the house should be carefully monitored because moisture and water in crawl space can become a significant problem if not addressed. Issues such as mold in crawl space will flourish if moisture is present.  Mold lives in dark, secluded areas where a leak can cause long-standing issues. Since the crawl space… [Read More]


Keeping Water Out Of Your Crawl Space

Crawl Space Repair - Ground Up Foundation Repair

It is imperative to keep mold out of your house. Mold can cause severe health issues for some people, and it can make your house smell awful. Left unchecked, mold can ruin your home very quickly. Many people make the misconception that they only have to worry about mold coming from a roof leak or… [Read More]


What Are Foundation Piers and How Do They Work?

Foundation Piering

Many people don’t know what foundation piers are until they start with their construction projects or begin experiencing foundation issues. To understand its work, you must first know what they are and how they work. Pier foundation, also known as post foundation, comprises large circular columns that support buildings by transferring large cover loads to… [Read More]


What To Expect In The Foundation Repair Process

Foundation repair

A foundation is one of the most important parts of your home. It holds together the entire structure for stability. That’s why it is always important to ensure it is built properly during construction. However, your foundation can develop issues after a rainy or dry season or dry season. This leaves you with no choice… [Read More]


Different Ways To Stabilize a Foundation

Home chimney repair

A foundation is a very important part of any house. In any case, the structural integrity of your house largely depends on the foundation that is built on. That is why you should pay attention when it is being constructed or repaired. The strength or integrity of a foundation largely depends on the person building… [Read More]