Ice is Nice, Except When it Comes to Your Foundation

Ice is Nice, Except When it Comes to Your Foundation

Snow and Ice can Harm your Foundation in South Dakota, Wyoming, & Nebraska Most people think of the common problems we see from ice and snow. You may have to shovel your driveway or clean off your car. Most people don’t think about how snow and ice might affect your home, specifically the foundation of your Nebraska, South Dakota or Wyoming home. Here is what to listen and look for. You might notice a popping or cracking show. This could mean that ice has formed in cracks in your foundation. When water freezes and thaws you might hear a popping … Read More

Know Your Home – Learn About Your Foundation

Know Your Home – Learn About Your Foundation

Warning Signs of Foundation Failure The best way to protect your home or business from foundation failure is to know the warning signs. By keeping an eye out for these common problems you can get repairs before your foundation needs major work. These signs may seem minor, but they could mean serious problems for your home or business if you let them worsen. If you notice the following signs, make sure to contact us here at Rapid Foundation Repair. We can help you determine the best way to repair your foundation. The earlier you find problems the faster and cheaper … Read More

Our Service Area – Wyoming & Nebraska Foundation Repair

Our Service Area – Wyoming & Nebraska Foundation Repair

Wyoming and Nebraska Foundation Repair While our most of our service area covers South Dakota, we also provide Wyoming and Nebraska foundation repair and waterproofing. We are proud to be able to supply these areas, which include Casper and Gillette, WY and Chadron and Alliance, NE. Our business is located in Rapid City, South Dakota, and we pride ourselves on having a large service area. We have a “we’ll come to you” attitude, and you can be sure that you will receive top quality service and products. Our contractors are experienced and knowledgeable in all areas of foundation repair and … Read More

Your Foundation – What to Expect in the Spring in South Dakota

Your Foundation – What to Expect in the Spring in South Dakota

Foundation Problems during Spring in South Dakota The spring can bring about a variety of problems for homes and businesses in South Dakota. Not only is the snow melting, but it is beginning to storm often. Large amounts of water can mean problems for your foundation. When the soil thaws, and snow melts, and rain falls, you have all the things needed to cause some damage. The soil will thaw, and the water from the snow or rain will soak into the earth, causing soil to shift and move. This can create voids beneath your foundation, causing foundation failure. While … Read More

Foundation Inspections from Rapid Foundation Repair – Protect Your South Dakota Home

Foundation Inspections from Rapid Foundation Repair – Protect Your South Dakota Home

Protecting Your Foundation with Regular Inspections from Rapid If your home develops a foundation problem, it could be disastrous for various other areas of the home. Foundation failure can lead to a myriad of structural issues and moisture problems. That is why it is vital that you have your home inspected for signs of a foundation problem on a regular basis. Doing so will allow you to take action sooner to prevent foundation problems from completely ruining the structural integrity of your home. The longer you wait to have foundation problems in your home repaired, the worse they will become. … Read More

Wet Basement in South Dakota? Find Out Your Repair Options!

Wet Basement in South Dakota? Find Out Your Repair Options!

Wet Basements in South Dakota, Nebraska Mean Unhealthy Living Wet basements are not just annoying, they can cause serious damage to your possessions, your home, and its inhabitants. If you use your basement or crawlspace as a storage area, as most people do, having moisture leak in can cause water damage to your possessions that are stored there. Your home can be damaged in a variety of ways. Having water leak in means that there is a possibility of foundation failure, which can mean wall, floor, and foundation cracks, which is most likely what let the water in in the … Read More

Waterproofing in South Dakota and Nebraska

Waterproofing in South Dakota and Nebraska

How do I even know I need waterproofing for my foundation in SD, NE? Waterproofing your crawlspace or basement is a smart idea that can help you to protect your home or business from serious water damage or even foundation failure. If you are experiencing water stains, mold or mildew growth, wall cracks, floor cracks, foundation cracks, leakage, or flooding, you may need a waterproofing solution. Even if you do not have those signs of foundation failure, it is smart to keep your basement or crawlspace up-to-date when it comes to your waterproofing system. Rapid Foundation Repair is proud to … Read More

Foundation Repair in South Dakota and Nebraska

Foundation Repair in South Dakota and Nebraska

How do I even know I need help with my foundation in SD, NE? Foundation repair is a scary thing, and not knowing how to identify it is even scarier. As a homeowner, you want to know that your home is safe for all of those inside it, but not knowing how to keep it safe, that can be stressful. If you are worried about your home having foundation failure, we have a few ways to identify it. Some of these things may seem like small, insignificant things that you may have never noticed before. Knowing the signs of foundation … Read More

Common Foundation Problems in Nebraska

Common Foundation Problems in Nebraska

When Do You Need Foundation Repair in Nebraska? Homeowners in Nebraska are used to the seasons and the crazy weather that comes with them. Being in tornado alley, Nebraskans have come to expect powerful thunderstorms in the Spring, followed by hot, humid summers and bitterly cold winters. So it’s no surprise that homes in Nebraska can be prone to foundation failure and common foundation problems. When the soil is always shrinking and expanding because of the moisture content, cracking and sinking are bound to occur. The problem begins with poor drainage. Water from Nebraska thunderstorms often begins to pool around … Read More

Foundation Repair Warning Signs

Foundation Repair Warning Signs

How do I know I need foundation repair? The problem most people have is they take for granted that their house is in healthy shape. Since we are in our homes most day of the year, small things go unnoticed, and they become bigger, more troublesome things before we know it. As a homeowner it is smart to inspect your own home every so often, maybe a few times a year at least. You can watch for the warning signs of foundation failure. You are your home’s best advocate. Rapid Foundation Repair wants to help you protect your home, so … Read More