How Do I Combat Foundation Settlement?

How Do I Combat Foundation Settlement?

If you believe your foundation is settling due to water absorption and soil compaction, we can help. Our polyurethane solution is fully resistant to water and will last for years to come. We service South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wyoming. Read More

Benefits Of Helical Wall Tiebacks & Anchors

Benefits Of Helical Wall Tiebacks & Anchors

Wall problems are a prevalent problem in homes and businesses for a variety of reasons. One of the main reasons that wall issues occur, however, is from the soil levels beneath the structural building. After time and various weather patterns, shifting soils begin to form. This leads to foundation problems like bowing and leaning walls. Fortunately for Rapid Foundation Repairs, they use ECP foundation products, which are industry-standard American-made foundation and waterproofing products. Helical Wall Tiebacks & Anchors Some of the most effective products that find solutions to wall problems are both the helical tiebacks and the helical plate anchors. Helical … Read More

Bowing and Leaning Walls

Bowing and Leaning Walls

Are you having problems with bowing and leaning walls? Rapid Foundation Repairs can find solutions to all of your foundation wall issues. Click here to learn more. Read More

What Does Soil Have To Do With My Foundation?

What Does Soil Have To Do With My Foundation?

Understanding Soil Soil has almost everything to do with foundation failure. Soils are consistently changing because of weather patterns. Therefore, the texture and movement of soil are constantly evolving particularly in a four-season environment. So basically, shifting soil actively influences foundation placement. Here are the three vital reasons that soil affects your foundation: Poor Compaction Poor soil compaction happens often in the midwest. This process occurs when a foundation is built over soil that is already heavily compacted. Consequently, the water can not drain appropriately. After this occurs, the increased density and decreased volume in the soil leave little space … Read More

Mending a Sinking Foundation With Helical Piers

Mending a Sinking Foundation With Helical Piers

Have A Sinking Foundation? We Can Help. Is your foundation sinking or settling? If you answer is yes, then this serious issue needs to be addressed sooner than later. Why? A sinking foundation can lead to even bigger issues in your home’s foundation. These problems include -but are not limited to- various crack types, including concrete cracks, drive way cracks, wall cracks; sticking doors and windows, leaning walls, leaning chimneys, and even ongoing water issues. Even though a sinking foundation can lead to major problems, there is some good news: solutions. And we at Rapid Foundation Repair can help you … Read More

Why We Use Earth Contact Products

Why We Use Earth Contact Products

WHY ECP? You might be wondering, what is so great about ECP products? Ultimately, ​Rapid Foundation Repair wants what is best for its customers. This means using the best sought out foundation products in the country. Earth Contact Products (ECP)​ is an industry leader in all things related to structural repairs, waterproofing and foundations.  Wouldn’t you want to use the most effective products on the market if you are going to fix your foundation? Whether its their American made steel or their effective recycling efforts, ECP continues to ensure its core standards: quality products, efficient service, and transparency. WHAT MAKES … Read More

Benefits of Poly Concrete Lifting

Benefits of Poly Concrete Lifting

Poly Concrete Lifting There are several benefits of poly concrete lifting. But first, why choose polyurethane concrete lifting? If you have a cracked or unlevel driveway or patio, and could avoid re-placing the entire area, would you prefer this? That answer is typically a convenient, Yes. Utilizing poly concrete leveling is a fast and effective way to resolve extensive concrete issues without dismantling the entire foundation. So what does this process look like? Efficient Process The first step in the process is to drill a series of small holes in the slab that has started to settle. Furthermore, It is … Read More

Excellent Service By Rapid Foundation Repair

Excellent Service By Rapid Foundation Repair

Rapid Foundation Repairs is liked by its customers! Read this blog to learn more about how our company can help your foundation needs and watch a short video about some 5 Star Reviews! Read More

Winter’s Coming to South Dakota! Be Prepared!

Winter’s Coming to South Dakota! Be Prepared!

Winter’s Coming to South Dakota! Be Prepared! Dealing with home repairs in the summer is bad enough, but when something happens in the winter, the problems multiply. Take the time while the weather is bearable to prepare your home for the South Dakota winters. Make sure your foundation is protected against cold, snow, ice, and water. Freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your home’s foundation, so make sure that you are ready for Old Man Winter. Take Care of the Outside First You should probably work on the outside of your home first, that way, if the weather does turn, … Read More

Can Having Trees Close to Your Home Cause Foundation Problems?

Can Having Trees Close to Your Home Cause Foundation Problems?

Trees and Foundation Problems Many homes have a variety of flora around them, but it might surprise you to learn that it isn’t wise to have large plants, such as bushes or trees close to your home because they can cause foundation problems. Plants can lend a beautiful view, add value to a property, and provide shade, but they may also harm your home’s foundation if not planted and taken care of properly. It all has to do with the root system. Large trees can pull up to 200 gallons of water a day. A group of small trees can … Read More