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

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

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

Sticking Doors and Windows: Is It Your Foundation?

Sticking Doors and Windows: Is It Your Foundation?

Sticking Doors and Windows: Is It Your Foundation? The winter weather has finally set in, and many of us are enjoying the colder weather as a chance to snuggle up inside or to get out and enjoy winter sports and snow. However, when you get back home, you might notice that your doors and windows appear to be sticking. Is it from the heat in your home being higher and expanding the wood? Is it from the weather outside causing problems? Or are your sticking doors and windows really due to problems with your foundation. In this article, we’ll discuss … Read More