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

Fireplace Leaks can Indicate Foundation Problems in Your South Dakota Home

Fireplace Leaks can Indicate Foundation Problems in Your South Dakota Home

Fireplace Leaks in Your South Dakota Home Once you start to use your fireplace this winter, you may notice that it is damp inside, or that there is water around the base. This is a sign of fireplace leaks. While you may think that fireplace leaks are little more than cracks or dislodged shingles or flashing on the roof, they could actually be a sign of foundation failure.┬áThat is why it is important that you search the rest of your home for signs of foundation problems, such as foundation cracks, sinking or settlement, uneven floors, basement mold, or sticking windows … Read More

Product Spotlight: ECP Helical Piers / Piles

Product Spotlight: ECP Helical Piers / Piles

How can Helical Piers Help Your South Dakota or Wyoming Home? Helical piers are a common tool used when it comes to foundation repair. Helical piers are a great way to repair foundations that have settled, and at Rapid Foundation Repair we offer them. We get our helical piers from one of the top producers of foundation repair and waterproofing products. Earth Contact Products also provides us with our steel push piers, helical anchors and tiebacks, and wall anchors. Helical piers have a variety of benefits, including: Easy installation Used below moving or shifting soil Can be installed in all … 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

Types of Home Foundations in South Dakota

Types of Home Foundations in South Dakota

Home Foundations in South Dakota The foundation is probably the most important aspect of the home; it supports the entire structure. For this reason, it is vital to make sure that your home’s foundation is adequately cared for. The task of foundation maintenance, however, varies for every homeowner, as every foundation is different. To best take care of your foundation, you must first determine what type of home foundation you have, as there are several types of foundations used in home construction nowadays. To solve any problems you might have with your home foundation in South Dakota, contact Rapid Foundation … Read More

Signs and Signals From Your Walls

Signs and Signals From Your Walls

Professional Wall Repair South Dakota Signs and Signals From Your Walls Foundation walls are a big part of what makes up your home. They hold your home together, as well. In short, they are a very important part of your home. Since they are so important to the health and safety of your home, they should be taken care of as such. Most foundation problems have to deal with your foundation walls. Bowing walls, leaning walls, wall cracks, and sticking doors and windows, they all come from problems with your foundation walls. If you believe you are starting to notice … Read More

Crack Alert! How to Prevent Further Damage

Crack Alert! How to Prevent Further Damage

Foundation Crack Repair South Dakota Crack Alert! How to Prevent Further Damage It may seem like all cracks are the same, but this is not true. All cracks are different, they have different causes and should be fixed and taken care of in different ways. Each one says something different about your home and its foundation. There are at least 12 different types of cracks, but this also depends on the type of home you have, whether it be a brick or concrete wall. Here is a list of cracks and what they mean. 1) Angled and Horizontal This crack … Read More