Winter Water Management in South Dakota

Winter Water Management in South Dakota

Winter Water Management in South Dakota Get Your Basement Ready for Winter Now that fall is in full swing, you can finally feel the chill in the air. This means that winter is right around the corner, and it might be a good idea to take precautions against a wet basement before it’s too late. Many homeowners make the mistake of thinking that since the rainy season is behind us, they don’t have to worry about water getting into their basement until spring. However, snow can do more damage than you think. Keep water management at the top of your … Read More

Foundation Inspection in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska

Foundation Inspection in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska

Foundation Inspection in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska Is a foundation inspection necessary? If you are looking at buying a new house, this is a step you do not want to skip. The house may check all your boxes in terms of floor plan, number of bedrooms, appliances, etc. But does everything beneath the surface check out? This is where a foundation inspection comes in. Even if your house is not new, and you just want to be sure your home is stable, Rapid Foundation Repair is always ready to provide a foundation inspection in our wide service area across … Read More

Is a Vapor Barrier Necessary in Your Basement?

Is a Vapor Barrier Necessary in Your Basement?

Is a Vapor Barrier Necessary in Your Basement? What is a Vapor Barrier? A vapor barrier is an encapsulation made of foil or plastic that is designed to keep moisture out of the basement. It is not the same thing as waterproofing, but it is an important part of it. This material will help damp-proof your basement or crawlspace, helping you avoid major damage related to moisture like dry rot and mold. Signs You Need a Vapor Barrier In addition to the humidity levels in your area, there are several everyday factors that can contribute to moisture in the air, … Read More

Exterior vs. Interior Basement Waterproofing: Which One Is Best?

Exterior vs. Interior Basement Waterproofing: Which One Is Best?

Exterior vs. Interior Basement Waterproofing: Which One Is Best? Your home is usually your biggest investment, so keeping it in good condition is likely a top priority. Cosmetic up upkeep like paint or flooring is easy to keep track of because you can see it on a regular basis. But how often do you think about keeping your basement dry? In an area where it both rains and snows, waterproofing your basement should be on the top of your list. Now the question is which solution works best, exterior or interior basement waterproofing? Exterior Waterproofing Exterior waterproofing protects your home … Read More

What Causes Water Seepage?

What Causes Water Seepage?

Are you noticing water seepage damage? Water seepage is a common issue in lower levels of the home. But what causes this to occur and how can we prevent it? Learn more here! Read More

How To Avoid Mold, Mildew, & Foul Smells

How To Avoid Mold, Mildew, & Foul Smells

Let’s Protect Our Home No one likes to hear the word mold especially if someone is talking about your home! But mold, mildew, and a slew of other problems can occur if there are any water problems in your home or business. Sometimes, even the tiniest leak may lead to fungal growth. In fact, if there are no barriers or solutions protecting your home or business from added moisture, this will increase the chances of larger problems occurring down the road. So preventing added moisture in your structure can prevent larges issues such as foundation cracks, poor air quality, and … Read More

Benefits of Rhino Carbon Fiber

Benefits of Rhino Carbon Fiber

Rhino carbon fiber is a patented carbon fiber system that repairs bowed foundation walls as well as prevents other foundation-related obstacles. Carbon fiber repairs bowed walls by linking the foundation base with the house framing. Read More

Underground Water Displacement: Combatting Foundation Settlement

Underground Water Displacement: Combatting 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 causes of wall issues, however, is the soil levels beneath the structural building. After time and various weather patterns, soil begins to shift. This leads to foundation problems like bowing and leaning walls. Fortunately, Rapid Foundation Repairs uses ECP foundation products, like helical wall tiebacks, 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