See foundation issues? Learn what the causes of foundation failure are. Certain conditions are more likely to affect foundations in the Dallas, Fort Worth, TX metroplex than others. All types of houses, including those with have concrete slab foundations are likely to collapse at some point. The same is true of structures that are constructed with … [Read more...]
Why Do House Foundations Sink?
Homebuyers often discover that their house foundation is slowly but surely sinking. This is a very gradual process that typically occurs in one section of a house before the other. While there are various things that cause settling, there are two main contributing factors. The Two Main Reasons Why Foundations Sink: Soil and weather … [Read more...]
How To Prevent Water From Damaging Your Foundation
There are many different things you can do to prevent water from damaging the foundation on your house. At HD Foundations, we see all sorts of issues and highly recommend that homeowners take preventive measures. By employing various tactics to stop moisture, you can help prevent the need for foundation repair and protect your valuable … [Read more...]
Why Get A Plumbing Test After Foundation Repair?
Always get a hydrostatic plumbing test after foundation repair is performed on houses with slab or pier and beam foundations. The reason why is because leaks can lead to serious foundation damage. When a house is leveled and lifted, plumbing pipes may break. Of course, it’s entirely possible that the plumbing pipes in a house broke prior to the … [Read more...]
Foundation Shims And Foundation Repair
Fact is, foundation shims are often installed or adjusted in the Dallas, Fort Worth during the foundation repair process. Many contractors use these for re-shimming concrete slab foundations and pier and beam houses, too Steel foundation shims are thin pieces of fabricated steel that are approximately ¼” thick. They're utilized when repairing … [Read more...]
Foundation Damage, House Mortgages, and Texas Bank Loans
In you’re planning on buying a house with foundation damage, houses mortgages and Texas bank loans could present a bit of an issue. That’s because when foundation repair is needed, many traditional lending institutions will not finance a home or other structure that has a damaged foundation, cracks or other problems. The reason is simple: Banks in … [Read more...]