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 Encapsulation in Nashville & Murfreesboro - 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]


Avoiding Mold and Mildew In Your Crawlspace

Nashville, TN Crawl Space Encapsulation and Repair Services

Preventing mold from entering your home is imperative for your health and the structure of your home. When mold is in your home, it can lead to expensive repairs and health risks. Fortunately, you can reduce your risk of mold and mildew. Causes of Mold Mold and Mildew can be caused by several different things…. [Read More]


Drainage Systems to Keep Your Basement Dry

Basement Waterproofing

The basement is an attractive feature for many homes that provides recreation, storage, and utility space. But have you waterproofed your basement yet? While most homeowners assume they are protected against water buildup and flooding in their basement, they often are not. Considering that a basement unprotected from potential water damage can cost you thousands… [Read More]