The calendar is turning and we’re in the home stretch toward winter and the end of the year. When this happens you know you will be spending more time in your home and you will want to make certain the home is in tip-top shape to brave the snow and cold ahead. In addition to
Sinking concrete – you’ll come across it in the form of uneven, cracked, or sunken concrete slabs. And it doesn’t happen without cause. In fact, slab settlement is to blame when it comes to your uneven concrete slabs. What is slab settlement you ask? Well, slab settlement refers to the movement a concrete slab experiences
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
There are a lot of misconceptions out there about leaky basements and foundation damage. Some people think it’s not really a big deal, and others believe that foundation repair means you need an entirely new foundation (it doesn’t). There are, however, some incredibly sobering facts about your basement and home’s health and how water damage
1. The foundation is NOT the problem. In most cases, the soil underneath the slab is the problem. I would tell customers, “You don’t have a foundation problem.” And as they would sigh in relief, I would continue, “You have a soil problem.” As confusion set in, I would explain how foundations don’t move unless
McCLean County Toys for Tots Dart Tournament The event was truly amazing, with such a great turn out of some of the most generous people around. If you weren't able to attend, there's still time to donate so that no kid will go without this Christmas. Feel free to check out McLean County Toys for Tots.