Foundation Repair, What to Expect
Follow us through a job so you can see what the foundation repair process. Yes foundation repairs are a major event but prepare yourself. It eases worries, sets expectations and is a shining light at the end of the tunnel.
Home Foundation Warranty & The Texas Foundation Warranty Trust
Foundation warranty options & how the Texas Foundation Warranty Trust’s funds are there long after most business close their doors.
Foundation Repair Piers to Customized Solutions
Pro-Lift Foundation Repair System’s array of solutions provide that the proper repair method for any home – multi-walled steel pilings, steel reinforced concrete pressed pilings, concrete drilled piers, helical pilings and custom designed solutions.
How Exterior Foundation Waterproofing Membrane work as a Moisture Barriers
Used as a foundation drainage solution, see how foundation waterproofing membrane moisture barriers can help control moisture levels around foundations. Moisture barriers hinder or stop moisture from moving from one place to another. Used through-out construction, moisture barriers come in various forms: moisture barrier film, moisture barrier plastic, or concrete moisture barrier.
Gutter Downspout Drainage Systems
Homeowners see it every year: spring storms, flash floods and rapid downspouts that transform homeowners’ yards into massive puddles. Days later feet still sink into muddy lawns. That standing water can wreck havoc on foundations, with expanding soils pushing against homes causing foundations to crack. Gutter downspout drainage systems can help by moving that standing water away from homes.
Steel & Cement Pile Foundation Repair Method
See how a steel cement pile foundation repair method works. Double steel rods reinforced with cement piles are built for extreme pressure. Hydraulics are used to push the cement piles into the ground.
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.
Installing a Foundation French Drain System
Foundation French Drain System are simple to install. The supplies can be foundation at any local hardware store. Foundation French drains can be a very effective way for draining subsurface water away from a foundation. Follow this video for simple steps on how to install a foundation french drain system.
Drainage Swale Design for Foundations
A Drainage swale, often the easiest foundation drainage system to install, is virtually maintenance free, blending in with grass and easy to mow. Here are a few drainage swale design tips for DIY homeowners looking to install a drainage swale.
DIY Water Leak Detection Test Demo
Water leak detection test – simple step by step water leak detection check anyone can do with leak detector equipment found at any hardware store.
What is the Pro-Lift Steel Pile Foundation Repair System
Proven, Powerful, Permanent Pile Foundation Repair Solutions Texas Foundation Warranty Trust approved, ensuring you get the highest quality repair and honoring contractor’s warranty beyond when your contractor ceases to do business.
How Foundation Drainage Systems Help Prevent Foundation Problems
Three DIY foundation drainage systems that use gravity. Compared to fixing cracked foundations, foundation drainage solutions are a cheap and easy way to help prevent foundation problems. From Advanced Foundation Repair.
When are Foundation Cracks Normal or Signs of Foundation Problems
Learn to identify when foundation cracks are normal or when foundation cracking is a sign of foundation problems. Foundations often have cracks. Telling meaningful cracks from inconsequential cracks is important.
Foundation Problems – Identify Causes to Create Maintenance Plans
What causes foundation problems? Three main reasons account for 90% of all foundation problems. Advanced’s explanation helps you identify the issues helping you can create the right foundation maintenance plan.
How to Water a Foundation
How to water your foundation, do it yourself, easy install demo for an irrigation foundation watering & soaker hose system. An ounce of maintenance definitely out weighs a pound of repair. By Advanced Foundation Repair, a Texas foundation specialist for repair, maintenance and Tella Firma foundation systems.
What is Soil Injection Foundation Repair & How it Works
What is Soil Injection? Why use Soil Injection for foundation repair? Advanced walks you through their soil injection system, showing you how it is an environmentally friendly and non-invasive way to manage expansive soils under your foundation.