Garage Foundation Repair: When to Call a Professional
Garage Foundation Repair: When to Call a Professional When people think about foundation problems, most don’t think about their garage. But the garage is still a structure with a foundation that can suffer just as much as your home can. An attached garage can be an even bigger issue than a separate one because it can cause damage to the entire home. The biggest problems you will likely encounter are foundation settlement, sinking, and cracks in the concrete slab. Thankfully, Rapid Foundation Repair has the solutions you need for quality garage foundation repair. Signs of a Garage Foundation Issue Floor … Read More
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
Drought Causing Concerns Across South Dakota
Drought Causing Concerns Across South Dakota Should You Be Concerned About Your Foundation? There are quite a few articles you can read online about the worsening drought in South Dakota. Farmers are worried, meteorologists are worried, but should you be worried about your home? Your foundation? The answer is definitely yes. Many people aren’t aware of what a drought can do to your foundation. So here is the breakdown for you. 1. Soil shrinkage: Weather affects the soil that is the base of support for your foundation. If it rains too much, it can exert pressure on foundation walls. The … Read More
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
How Do You Know if Your Wyoming Foundation is Sinking and Settling?
Signs of a Settling Foundation in Your Wyoming Home Foundation settlement is one of the most annoying foundation problems that you can discover in your Wyoming home. Sinking and settling foundations also cause a plethora of structural issues in all areas of the home. The first step to getting these issues taken care of is figuring out what is causing the problem in the first place. Settling foundations are often caused by erosion or soil shrinkage, which leads to void formation beneath the foundation. These voids lead to foundation settlement. Sinking foundations can also result from poorly compacted soil or … Read More