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. The texture and movement of soils are constantly evolving, particularly in a four-season environment, actively influencing foundation placement. Here are the three vital reasons it affects your foundation: Poor Compaction Poor 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 for infiltration. Oversaturated Soils Overly irrigated soil … Read More

How Can I Protect My Nebraska Home’s Foundation?

How Can I Protect My Nebraska Home’s Foundation?

Preventing Settlement Issues in Nebraska If you have noticed foundation cracks or water leakage in your home, it is definitely a sign that you are in need of foundation repair¬†and need to protect your home’s foundation. Many¬†homeowners in Nebraska experience foundation issues, and it is important to know how to prevent them from getting worse. Settled foundations can costs tens of thousands of dollars to repair, so it is important to reverse the damage as soon as you can. If you are in the early stages of foundation damage, or haven’t noticed any issues yet, here are some preventative steps … Read More