Should a Sump Basin Be Perforated?
Should a Sump Basin Be Perforated? A sump basin is a bucket-like structure that fits into a pit beneath your basement floor. Excess water will drain into the sump basin when a heavy storm occurs or when the groundwater level is above your basement floor. As the water rises in the basin, a sump pump will pump the water out of the basement to the exterior of your home. A sump pump system like this is a great way to keep your basement dry, especially if used with other waterproofing and drainage systems. Water getting into your basement can lead … Read More
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. At Rapid Foundation Repair, mending a sinking foundation is usually done with helical piers. Helical piers have been around for quite some time. In fact, … Read More
Why We Use Earth Contact Products
Why We Use Earth Contact Products 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, … Read More