What to Expect From a Foundation Inspection

Crawl Space Repair - Ground Up Foundation Repair

The inspections should only be done by licensed structural engineers. Failing to hire an expert to carry out a foundation inspection will result in biased and inaccurate reports. Improper designing and construction of a home foundation is a major cause of many problems and will affect the structural integrity of your building. An expert can… [Read More]

How Much Does a Crawl Space Repair Cost?

Crawl Space Repair

Crawl space repairs can be expensive, but the cost of the repair usually increases the longer it takes to address the issue. The longer a problem goes untreated, the worse it tends to become over time. That’s why it’s important to deal with any crawl space problems as soon as you know they exist.  The… [Read More]

Who To Call When You Have Water in the Basement?

Flooded Basement

Walking down the stairs and seeing a puddle of standing water in your basement is enough to ruin any homeowners day. If this ever happens, it’s important to make a quick decision to dry out your basement. An unattended water leak in your home’s basement or crawl space can lead to wood rot, structural damage,… [Read More]

What Causes Cracked Concrete?

Cracked Concrete

Concrete provides support as the footer and foundation, making it the most important part of the home’s structure. If there is any type of problem such as cracked concrete in those areas, the entire home can be damaged. Cracks in concrete are commonly seen in sidewalks and slabs, but there may be serious problems when… [Read More]

How Winter Weather Affects Your Homes Foundation

Foundation Shifting in Winter

When winter arrives, you probably prepare for it by confirming that your furnace is functioning properly. You might even insulate your plumbing pipes to prevent them from freezing, but have you considered your home’s foundation shifting? This area of your home is at risk from winter too because it’s more likely that the foundation will… [Read More]

Which to Choose: Mud-Jacking or Poly-Jacking


One issue that homeowners may face is their concrete foundation shifting or sinking. This can cause various problems with the structural integrity of the home. Sunken slabs can allow cracks to form in the foundation or allow water to seep up from underneath.  Slabs can sink due to a loss of soil underneath them. The… [Read More]

Avoiding a Damp Crawl Space

Damp Crawl Space

Mold can creep into your house silently. You may not know that you even have an issue, until you start to smell it, or you see evidence of it growing inside your home. Typically, when you smell mold, you think that it must be from a roof leak or a leaking pipe somewhere. However, more… [Read More]

Cracked Brick Walls May Mean Foundation Failure

Cracked brick walls, Horizontal Crack

Have You Noticed Cracks In Your Bricks Cracks in brick walls are not normal, nor should they be treated as such. Since these cracks aren’t a normal occurrence they tend to require more repair than some basic masonry work. For the most part, cracked brick walls can be attributed to failing building supports, or perhaps… [Read More]

Avoiding a Potential Flood In Your Basement

Basement flooding causing water damage

Warning signs of water damage in your basement To avoid water damage in your basement, or to prevent it from getting any worse, a few warning signs to look for are water pooling or puddles forming, wet or damp walls, mold, damp insulation, or condensation on pipes. If you, unfortunately, find any of these early… [Read More]

Water in the Crawl Space? Try a Crawl Space Dehumidifier

Water in the Crawl Space? Try a Crawl Space Dehumidifier - Ground Up Foundation Repair offers professional crawl space repair services

Besides being a dark, dank area that you likely avoid at all costs, your crawl space is an important part of your real estate investment. A crawl space creates a barrier between your home’s floor and the ground. It’s the place where builders often house key components such as plumbing systems, electric wiring, and ductwork. … [Read More]