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When Should I Worry About Foundation Cracks?

When Should I Worry About Foundation Cracks?

The basics of foundation preservation include: Grade soil away from the foundationInstall a sump pump with battery back upClean gutters Of course, regular inspection is a priority.  Even with these preventive measures, cracks can form.  Understanding what...

Why is My Basement Flooded?

Why is My Basement Flooded?

Basements are prone to flooding and flooding can occur at any time. It is often caused by inclement weather, but there are several other things that can cause flooding. These include: A Blocked Floor DrainLack of a Sump PumpBlocked Roof GuttersDownspouts that Don’t...

What are Some Indicators That My House is Settling?

What are Some Indicators That My House is Settling?

Settling is a part of a home’s natural evolution. It is described as a gradual sinking into the ground that occurs when soil beneath the foundation begins to shift. Settling is usually not cause for alarm but in some cases, it can lead to foundation repair. That’s why...

Is Foundation Repair Covered by Insurance?

Is Foundation Repair Covered by Insurance?

Owning a home is a major expense. In addition to making mortgage payments, you will also want to have insurance so that you are covered in case something goes wrong. But when getting insurance for your home, you will want to pay attention to that fine print as not...