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Austin TX
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Foundation Repair in Austin | San Antonio | San Marcos | Corpus Christi
(512) 243-9991 2021 Guadalupe Street #260, Austin, TX 78705
(210) 590-5150 300 Convent Street, Suite 1330, San Antonio, TX 78205
(512) 571-8873 824 Picasso Drive San Marcos, TX 78666
(361) 349-1201 4000 Surfside Blvd, #306 Corpus Christi, TX 78402
Get a free estimate on your foundation repair!

Foundation Repair Blog

Tips & Guides for Keeping Your Home's Foundation in Top Condition
foundation spalling underneath a brick wall
16
Sep

What is Foundation Spalling?

Spalling is the deterioration of the concrete or masonry around your home as a result of water entering into brick, concrete or natural stone and cause the foundation to push outward, flake and peel. It is not a cosmetic problem as it can cause severe structural damage or even bring down the entire building so...
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How to Identify Foundation Problems
31
Aug

9 Critical Signs of Foundation Problems

If you’re buying, selling, or just assessing the health of your home’s foundation, then you need to be able to identify the warning signs of foundation problems. If left unattended, a shifted or settled foundation can cause serious trouble across many parts of your house. Learn the warning signs of real foundation problems before you...
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Broken Foundation
25
Jul

12 Tips on Foundation Maintenance

Even though most foundations are incredibly durable, damage can still happen at any time. Homeowners who aren’t careful might end up struggling with ongoing repairs after they notice cracks, upheavals, or sinkholes. Here are 12 steps that you can take to make sure that your home’s foundation remains undamaged in the coming years. Keep a...
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downspout taking water away from a home
15
Jun

Foundation Drainage and Your Home

  Foundation drainage describes the landscaping features that channel the flow of water away from the base of the home. When drainage is not put in, water can pool up around the base of the home. This can result in flooding in the home, causing excessive settling of the soil and other issues that can...
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cracks on concrete pavement
31
May

How Hot Weather and Droughts Affect Your Home’s Foundation

  As spring ends and the weather becomes hot, and rainfalls are few and far between, there can be a lot of complications with the foundation of your home. Here are some problems that cause foundation damage signs that you want to talk with a foundation professional about, and things to consider doing. Shifting and...
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texas fault lines
28
Apr

Fault Lines in Texas

When you’re building your home, it’s critical to know the geological stability of the area around you. Whether it’s soil or rock structure, both could drastically affect the integrity of your home in the long term (see California homes, for example). However, you are probably more familiar with major fault lines running through major geological...
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soil erosion and foundation repair
07
Mar

How to Prevent Soil Erosion Around Your Home’s Foundation

While Texas is often referred to as the dry state, there are many months where rain or wind causes big problems for homeowners in Austin. Foundation erosion often results, with damage slowly wearing away the soil underneath your home’s support. Here are the causes of soil erosion, how it affects you, and what you can...
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cracking wall next to door
23
Feb

Why Are the Walls Cracking in My House?

While there are several factors that have to be taken into consideration, cracking walls are often a sign of a failing foundation that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. Here are a few common causes that could lead to walls cracking in Texas homes and what you can do to resolve the problem....
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frost and foundation repair issues
22
Nov

How Deep is the Frost Line in Texas?

The winters are relatively warm in Texas, with freezing temperatures only lasting for short periods. So a “deep ground freeze” isn’t your biggest concern, but a low frost line can cause trouble. This invisible line indicates how deep groundwater is expected to freeze. How deep does the frost line go in Texas? According to state...
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How your foundation affects home value
16
Sep

Your Foundation and the Value of Your Home

When buying or selling a home, you may be concerned with curb appeal. However, you should know that the foundation is a large factor in a home’s worth. Without a good foundation, the doors may stick, the windows and walls can crack, the floor may slope, and the value of the home will plummet. Therefore,...
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