Spotting Foundation Problems During Winter

As we welcome the winter rainfall, it’s important for homeowners to understand that 90% of all foundation problems involve water. Whether it’s expansive soils, poor drainage systems or just bad plumbing, water definitely plays a big role. Most foundations start getting damaged or begin...
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Prepare For Winter By Getting A Foundation Inspection

It’s common amongst homeowners to inspect and repair windows, doors, heating and ventilation before the start of winter but one of the most overlooked inspections is that of the foundation, and it’s arguably the most important inspection you can have on your house. Having...
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Does Your Soft Story Building Need Reinforcement ?

A high magnitude earthquake could cause damage to a great number of buildings but even worse is what it can do to weak unreinforced soft story buildings. A soft story building is a building that has open parking or commercial space on the first...
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Hiring A Foundation Waterproofing Contractor

Waterproofing a foundation prevents damage to your foundation and other costly structural damages. It prevents water from penetrating your foundation and also prevents moisture which causes allergies and mold. In order to effectively waterproof your foundation, you need to hire a professional waterproofing contractor....
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How to Protect Your Driveway During Winter

To keep your driveway intact, certain measures and maintenance techniques should be put in place especially during winter. Both asphalt and concrete driveways can be affected very negatively by winter conditions if the driveway is not properly managed. Luckily there are ways to prevent...
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3 Ways Rain Can Damage Your Foundation

Water is responsible for most of the foundation problems experienced by homeowners. With rain being one of the main sources of water, there are various ways rain can damage your foundation, both directly and indirectly. Some damages might be sudden but most of the...
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How to Solve the Foundation Moisture Problems During Winter

As winter approaches, so do foundation moisture problems. Depending on the type of foundation you have, you should be on the lookout for different signs of foundation moisture problems. Unlike slab foundations, pier and beam foundations tend to have more exposed wood joists therefore...
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Ways Of Waterproofing Your Foundation For Winter

With water being one of the main causes of foundation damage, It’s wise to do whatever you can to keep water away your foundation. Waterproofing is one of those ways that you can use to keep water away from your foundation. Foundation Waterproofing is...
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