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]

7 Signs You Need a Home Foundation Inspection

Foundation inspection - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Your home’s foundation is what keeps the structure solid and steady. When your foundation starts having problems, you will see the signs of it throughout the house. What signs should you be looking out for and when should you call for a foundation inspection? What Is a Foundation Inspection Anyway? A home foundation inspection starts… [Read More]

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]

Getting Rid of Bugs in the Basement

Getting Rid of Bugs in the Basement - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Bugs Are Attracted To Moisture Bugs and other pests that are attracted to moisture are drawn to your basement or crawl space. The damp, dark conditions create an ideal environment for them to thrive. Most people don’t want bugs in the basement, as they eventually make their way into other parts of the home. Many… [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]

Mudjacking in Nashville, TN

Mudjacking in Nashville, TN - Ground Up Foundation Repair

Concrete Leveling The experts at Ground Up Foundation Repair can assist you with any concrete leveling needs you might have. When the ground settles, or voids open beneath concrete, it can settle. This leaves the concrete surface uneven. When this occurs, it is not only unsightly, but it can also be dangerous for people to… [Read More]