What Ceiling Cracks May Mean for Your Foundation

ceiling cracks

Interior cracks in a building can look both alarming and harmless depending on what you see. While a large crack with obvious space in between may look like an apparent problem, thinner cracks can also cause destruction. Cracks in the foundation and the ceiling should not be ignored. Are All Cracks Dangerous? Cracks can happen… [Read More]

What To Do When You Notice Sinking Floors

sinking floors

The foundation is a fundamental part of your house. If your house is built on a solid foundation, it will be able to stand for decades without giving you any problems. However, if your house is built on a weak foundation, it may result in a sinking foundation, leading to the floor’s sinking. How Do… [Read More]

The Benefits of an Encapsulated Crawl Space

Crawl Space Encapsulation

It has been estimated that up to 50 % of the air people breathe in their homes flows up from their house’s crawl space. This means keeping a crawl space as dry and clean as possible is important. Even homes with a vented crawl space can experience issues with moisture. This issue could put your… [Read More]

Leveling Uneven Concrete Floor

Uneven Concrete Floor

If you have an uneven concrete slab in your home, or your driveway is beginning to sink, it might seem like a relatively easy fix. There are ways that you can cosmetically “fix” the problem with a little time, energy, and money. However, these fixes are just a cosmetic “Band-Aid” that push the need for… [Read More]

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]