Bulging floors, cracked walls, and doors that won’t close are all signs of foundation distress. Sixty percent of all homes built on expansive soils suffer from foundation distress. The problem occurs when only part of the foundation heaves or settles, causing cracks and other damage. This differential movement is largely caused by differences in soil
Mudjacking is the traditional technique of raising concrete, whereas using polyurethane is comparatively new and slightly more costly. While both methods are similar, polyurethane concrete raising, has some distinct advantages and benefits compared to mudjacking. However, first, it is important to note why mudjacking has been preferred, and whether its popularity really measures up to
Crawl spaces are notoriously damp, but they shouldn’t be. Moisture can damage the supporting structure and lead to dangerous mold growth that can affect your health. A dehumidifier is one of the best options for keeping humidity and moisture under control, but there are a few drawbacks to installing one in your crawl space. Leaks,
The summer is the best time to ensure that your waterproofing strategy is working effectively. You don’t want to be caught off guard when mother nature arrives. So here is a handy summer checklist to make sure your house is fully waterproofed: 1.) Check the interior and exterior of your foundation for any holes, cracks, or crumbling.
In short, polyurethane foam is the fastest, most cost-effective and Eco-friendly solution to lifting sunken, cracked concrete. The polyurethane foam system combines the age-old technique of mudjacking with modern knowledge and technology. Instead of using a mixture of concrete and mud, this state-of-the-art approach utilizes high-density polyurethane foam that expands in the voids beneath
Homeowners often wonder how to identify the different signs of foundation problems. It’s definitely a good question to ask. Here’s why – the longer you wait to treat visible signs of damage, the more severe the damage can become. Left untreated, minor cracks and leaks can turn into serious structural issues that compromise the value
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