It's not unusual for houses to develop foundation problems. This includes having a settling foundation. A situation in which that occurs often results in cracks appearing on walls and ceilings. It may even lead to fractures in the foundation itself. Homeowners are often concerned about the possibility that if a foundation is settling, it … [Read more...]
Are Earthquakes The Causes Of Foundation Cracks In Irving, Dallas or Fort Worth TX?
Earthquakes Causing Foundation Cracks While earthquakes could be causes of foundations cracks in Irving, Dallas or Fort Worth, TX, it's doubtful. The earthquake that shook this North Texas area on May 3, 2015, did not appear to impact concrete slabs or pier and beam foundations. Because the tremor had a magnitude of only 3.2, foundation movement … [Read more...]
How To Pick The Best Tree That Will Not Damage Your Foundation
Updated 3/20/2022 Find out how to pick the best tree that will not damage your foundation. Before deciding on a particular tree that you think will be excellent, make sure you find out all about its root system, especially about the anticipated depth and spread of its roots. Here's how to pick best tree that will not damage your … [Read more...]
Foundation Damage In Texas And Causes
You’ll learn that foundation damage in Texas is caused many things, including clay soil and local weather. This often necessitates foundation repair service. Of course there are many factors that create harmful conditions and lead to foundation problems. No matter what's causing destruction, it must be stopped in order to preserve your … [Read more...]
What Causes Cracks in Foundation? Do You Need to Repair Them?
It's good to know the four common causes of foundation cracks and the reason foundation crack repair can help. Over the years, fissures have ordinarily been created by a number of different things in North Texas. While there are many different types of foundation issues, fractures are some of the most damaging. It pays to find out more about … [Read more...]
Foundation Damage In Pier And Beams.
Foundation damage in houses with pier and beam foundations can be caused by many things. Be sure to find out what's creating the foundation problems and have repairs made. If your pier and beam foundation is deteriorating, a number of things can be done to fix it. It's imperative to halt harmful conditions by contacting HD Foundations. We can … [Read more...]
How To Prevent Foundation Damage During Wet, Rainy Months.
To prevent foundation damage during rainy months, install a good drainage system. There are several things you can do that will ultimately save you time and money, and protect your foundation from harm. Because May and October are the rainiest months in Texas, you’ll want to be especially watchful during this season. Avoid Foundation Damage Due … [Read more...]
How To Protect Your Foundation In Winter, Dallas, Fort Worth Texas
To avoid foundation damage, learn how to protect your foundation in winter in Dallas, Fort Worth Texas and surrounding areas. During the cold months, temperatures often fall as low as 20-30 degrees. While it rains quite a bit some years, other times it can be very cold and dry. That has been the case thus far in winter 2018. Either way, you'll want … [Read more...]
Foundation Watering During Cold Weather DFW, TX
If it's dry, continue foundation watering during cold weather in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas area cities. It's particularly important this year because fall 2017 has been considerably drier than normal. What’s more, this area is likely to have relatively low levels of precipitation through early 2018 due to conditions associated with La Nina. Why … [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...]