Foundation Repair

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Different Types of House Foundations

You can mount a house on a few different materials.

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3 Foundation Types

Think about your structure from the bottom up.

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Are You Protecting Your Home's Foundation?

Defend your home from damage with these tips.

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How to Earthquake-Proof Your House's Foundation

If your home was built more than two decades ago and has not been upgraded, then it likely needs a few earthquake updates.

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How to Repair a Stone Foundation Wall

Follow these steps to repair a stone foundation wall.

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Choosing the Best Products for Your Basement Wall Repair Project

Advice on the products to use when repairing basement walls.

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Jet Grout Technology Explained

Read this article to understand jet grout technology.

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Why Your Foundation Needs a Runoff Drain

Include a runoff drain to prevent moisture damage.

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Slab Foundation vs Crawl Space

They are both great foundation options.

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How to Fill a Crack in a Basement Concrete Floor

Follow these five easy steps to repair a crack.

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Basement Crack Repair

If you have a leaky basement it is time to look into repair.

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Locating a Foundation Leak in Your Basement

You won't need a witching stick to find this water leak.

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Cost Effective Measures to Waterproof the Foundation

Learn about cost-effective ways to waterproof your basement.

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Advanced Foundation: Concrete Piers and Mudjacking

Understand the two most common advanced foundation repairs.

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Solving Mortar Problems in Your Stone Foundation

How to repair and maintain a stone foundation.

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How to Install Sill Plate Foam

Follow these steps to repair a drafty sill plate.

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How to Add Stone to a Foundation Wall

A foundation wall is usually made from solid concrete or concrete blocks. The concrete enhances rigidity and helps maintain a solid foundation that can withstand the test of time. However, both solid concrete and concrete blocks are usually bland and unappealing in appearance. To make the foundation

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How to Repair a Tilted-In Wall

Follow these steps to repair a tilted wall.

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Different Types of Foundation Waterproofing Systems Explained

There are two common types of foundation waterproofing.

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Permanent Wood Foundations Explained

Read this article to understand permanent wood foundations.

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The Foundation Construction Process Explained

Read this articles to understand how foundations for new homes are built.

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Basement Foundation Repair Basics

Basement foundation repair can prevent bigger problems.

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How to Build an Underground Drain System to Protect Your Foundation

Water can cause serious foundation damage over time.

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How to Prevent Water From Seeping Under a Slab Floor

Moisture damage can be both expensive and dangerous.

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How to Lay a Concrete Foundation

It's essential to correctly form and pour a concrete foundation.

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4 Slab Foundation Repair Methods

There are several levels of repair options to try before resorting to a professional.

Mold grows on a leaky foundation wall.
How to Repair a Foundation Leak

Repair your foundation leak before it causes real damage.

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How to Insulate a Stone Foundation

Follow these 5 steps to insulate a stone foundation.

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How to Repair a Concrete Foundation

Remove the damage before making the repair.

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How to Inspect and Repair a Wood Foundation

Follow these steps to inspect your wood foundation.

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5 Foundation Waterproofing Methods

Waterproofing the basement helps protect your home.

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Pressure Treated Wood Foundations Explained

Depending on where you live, it might be the perfect choice.

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Department of Energy Advice on Insulating Foundations

An uninsulated foundation can result in heat loss.

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How to Build a Slab Foundation

A solid slab foundation is pivotal to structural integrity.

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The Pros and Cons of Wood Foundations

A wood foundation might cost you in damages in the long run.

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Basement Wall Repair: Fixing Cracks

Cracks in concrete walls are not unusual.

A basement with stone walls.
6 Stone Basement Wall Repair Tips

For older homes, you'll need info about stone basement walls

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How to Fix a Home Foundation

Follow these steps to repair your home's foundation.

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Saving Money on Basement Foundation Repair

Do the job yourself and save some cash on foundation repair.

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Pier and Beam Foundation Repair Basics

Foundation repair is often a major consideration for homeowners planning to remodel their basements.

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How to Repair a Stone Foundation

A stone foundation lends an aura of grace and antiquity to a home.