As spring ends and the weather becomes hot, and rainfalls are few and far between, there can be a lot of complications with the foundation of your home. Here are some problems that cause foundation damage.Details
While Texas is often referred to as the dry state, there are many months where rain or wind causes big problems for homeowners. Foundation erosion often results, with damage slowly wearing away the soil underneath your home’s support.
Here are the causes of soil erosion, how it affects you, and what you can do to avoid damage to your home.Details
While there are several factors that have to be taken into consideration, cracking walls are often a sign of a failing foundation that needs to be addressed as soon as possible. Here are a few common problems that could lead to walls cracking in Texas homes and what you can do to resolve the problem.Details
Your foundation plays an important role in the health of your home. It’s the base of your entire house, and any problems that occur there can have widespread consequences.
The seasonal temperature changes cause soil to contract and you also deal with occasional freezing as you move into the winter. These factors put your foundation’s integrity at risk.Details
The winters are relatively warm in Texas, with freezing temperatures only lasting for short periods. So a “deep ground freeze” isn’t your biggest concern, but a low frost line can cause trouble. This invisible line indicates how deep groundwater is expected to freeze. How deep does the frost line go in Texas?Details
When buying or selling a home, you may be concerned with curb appeal. However, you should know that the foundation is a large factor in a home’s worth. Without a good foundation, the doors may stick, the windows and walls can crack, the floor may slope, and the value of the home will plummet.Details
A pier and beam foundation offers a dark and cool habitat that is attractive and ideal for many critters to call home. While it’s common for animals to dig under your foundation, there are steps you can take to prevent it from happening or to mitigate damage once they’ve already made their way in.Details