ADVANCED FOUNDATION REPAIR
Taking care of residential home foundations & commercial buildings from the foundation up.
Tunneling Under House vs Cutting Slabs for Foundation Repair
How-to websites and blogs are full of questions on whether to tunnel under a house or cut slabs for plumbing and foundation repairs. Some are tunnel only advocates while others push the slab cutting alternative. There is no one size fits all regarding tunneling under a house or cutting through concrete slabs. Each repair situation is different and needs to be evaluated on its own.
Have you noticed any of the items below? If you have, give us a call.
We will let you know if foundation repairs are needed or suggest a basic foundation maintenance plan.
- Doors stick or do not close
- Windows stick
- Walls cracking
- Brick cracking
- Floors slope
- Facia or siding is buckling
- Have cracking slab foundations
SLAB FOUNDATION REPAIR
Do you have concrete foundation slab problems: cracking slabs, vertical cracks, leaks, heaving? Most foundation repair companies only have experience working on single family residential structures. At Advanced we repair and supported a wide variety of commercial and, industrial buildings as well as residential homes …
GENERAL PLUMBING SERVICES
Often slab problems come back to plumbing problems. Because Advanced has its own plumbing service, we can save you time and money by coordinating all of your repairs including, removing and installing water heaters, unplugging sewer lines, camera inspections of sewer lines, repairing and installing sinks/tubs/and showers, Rerouting sewer lines, jetwashing sewer lines, plumbing remodeling, repairing under slab waterline leaks … more >>
Advanced reviews what drainage solutions you currently have as well measures things such as the slope away from the building. With the survey in hand Advanced outlines a detailed drainage solution customized for your situation … more >>
DIY & INFO WHITEPAPERS: Preparing for Spring Storms: Gutter Downspout Drainage System Tips for Protecting Home Foundations
Used as a foundation drainage solution, see how foundation waterproofing membrane moisture barriers can help control moisture levels around foundations. Don’t confuse a foundation waterproofing membrane moisture barrier with concrete vapor barriers. … click to download >>
PRESS RELEASE: EXTERIOR FOUNDATION WATERPROOFING MEMBRANE MOISTURE BARRIERS VS CONCRETE VAPOR BARRIERS
(United States, Texas, Dallas) May 30, 2012.
Used as a foundation drainage solution, see how foundation waterproofing membrane moisture barriers can help control moisture levels around foundations. Don’t confuse concrete vapor barriers with …
Irrigation systems typically do not do a great deal to help foundations. This may seem odd, but it is true. Irrigation systems are designed to keep the top 6 to 10 inches of soil wet enough to support grass, annuals, and small shrubs. They are not designed to get water deep enough to help … more >>