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 un level 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 … 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

Protect Your Foundation as the Temperature Rises

Protect Your Foundation as the Temperature Rises

Protect Your Foundation as the Temperature Rises Avoiding Foundation Repair In the summer, many people go to the beach or pool to try and beat the heat. When the summer weather comes into town you may need to stop and think about your home also. If you are experiencing an extremely dry summer this year, your home’s foundation could be at risk. The soils that are expansive underneath your home soak up the water and moisture which causes the soil to swell. When there isn’t water underneath the home to soak up, it forces the soil to shrink because of … Read More

Water Management Solutions for Summer in South Dakota

Water Management Solutions for Summer in South Dakota

Water Management Helps Protect your South Dakota Home Summer is here again, and that means sunny, warm days are ahead. This is the perfect time to have waterproofing installed in your South Dakota home or business. We here at Rapid Foundation Repair offer a wide variety of water management products. Our products come from Earth Contact Products, a top producer of high quality foundation repair and waterproofing products. You can have peace of mind knowing that your home or business will be safe from water damage for years to come with our help. Water management is the best way to … Read More

How Your Wet Basement Effects You in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska

How Your Wet Basement Effects You in Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska

Wet Basement Wyoming Whether you live in Wyoming, South Dakota, or Nebraska, you deal with the four seasons. Hot and cold, wet and dry, and the seasonal changes affect the soil around the foundation of your basement. The soil expands and contracts due to the moisture levels in it. When this happens over and over throughout the year and years after, the soil can cause damage to your foundation. When you have a wet basement, it is time to consider having our specialists from Rapid Foundation Repair come and check out exactly what is happening. The damage water can cause … Read More

Water Management During and After Winter in South Dakota

Water Management During and After Winter in South Dakota

Water Management During and After Winter in South Dakota Between flooding, freezing temps, wind chills, and snowy and icy weather, South Dakota has had a pretty rough winter. There are ways to protect your home against the many problems that could affect your basement or foundation during late winter and early spring. Some of these issues include water leaks, mold and mildew, wood rot, foundation cracks, flooding, bowing walls, and more. Over the winter, water seeps into the porous concrete slabs and freezes, which causes expansion inside the slab. When that water melts, it causes contraction. This cycle of expansion … Read More