What is a Pier and Beam Foundation?

When it comes to homes, there are two types of foundations: slab foundations and pier and beam foundations. Slab foundations are the most common because of cost and the need for one. However, there are many situations where a pier and beam foundation will be much better for a home than a slab foundation. A pier and beam foundation is made by driving beams deep into the ground until bedrock is reached, and allows [...]

2022-02-22T12:25:41+00:00February 7th, 2022|FAQ|

Are Foundation Repairs Worth It?

It is true that foundation repairs can cost a decent amount of money, and so many people often ask themselves: Is the cost of foundation repair worth it? The short answer to that is yes. Issues and damage to the foundation often become worse over time and the longer they go unrepaired, the more costly the repair. What Will Happen If I Don’t Repair My Foundation? People will oftentimes procrastinate repairs thinking [...]

2022-02-22T12:07:27+00:00January 1st, 2022|FAQ|

How Scorching Heat in North East Texas Can Cause Foundation Cracking

If you live in Fort Worth, Grapevine, or Irving, Texas then you know firsthand how hot temperatures can get, especially during peak summer months. Extreme heat can cause issues in many different areas of life, including the foundation of your home. During times of high temperatures and little to no rain, soil will often contract. If you’ve ever seen dry ground form cracks, this is because the soil has contracted due to the heat [...]

2021-12-27T17:32:11+00:00December 1st, 2021|FAQ|

Finding The Best Foundation Repair Company

Figuring out which foundation repair company is the best for your needs will take a bit of research. You’ll want to look at services provided, reviews, warranties, and Better Business Bureau rating. Finding a professional, top-quality foundation repair company is important because you do not want to hire a contractor because they’re cheap, only to later discover the work completed was poorly done which could cost you even more money. How [...]

2021-11-26T17:33:58+00:00November 1st, 2021|FAQ|

Foundation Repair and Water Damage

Proper foundation drainage is essential for keeping your foundation maintained. If there isn’t proper drainage around your foundation, water can cause a lot of damage to foundations especially if you are in an area where it rains frequently. Minimizing the potential for water damage is important for both slab foundations and pier and beam foundations. Detecting Water Damage in Your Foundation The most common method of detecting if your foundation [...]

2021-11-26T17:26:11+00:00October 1st, 2021|FAQ|

What Does House Leveling Cost

Finding the house leveling cost for homes in the Irving and Watauga area as well as Dallas Fort Worth can be hard, especially with the salesmen that arrive at your door to offer their price on your leveling your home's foundation. You might receive estimates from $3,500 to $15,000 from any given salesman from different companies. Home Leveling Prices in Dallas Fort Worth Our prices typically range from the lower end of $3,000 to [...]

2020-09-19T04:36:56+00:00September 1st, 2020|FAQ|

How Long Does It Take To Repair a Foundation

The time to fix a foundation repair can vary depending upon the weather, size of the property, the extent of damage it has suffered, as well as the type of ground and materials required to properly repair the foundation. With good weather conditions, our expert team of foundation repair specialists can rapidly repair most home foundations within just 1-3 business days. For larger projects with rain, it may take up to two weeks. While [...]

2019-09-30T04:08:18+00:00September 30th, 2019|FAQ|

What Happens If I Don’t Repair My Foundation?

Owning a home is a great responsibility that can require a lot of financial investment at time to keep in tip-top shape. It's very common to be saving for certain upgrades, decor, or design changes and then feel broad-sided by an expensive repair such as a damaged foundation. When this happens, it can be tempting to decide to postpone the foundation or other repair until after the change you've been waiting on. However, have [...]

2019-09-30T00:43:56+00:00August 17th, 2019|FAQ|

Does Insurance Cover Foundation Repair?

DOES INSURANCE COVER FOUNDATION REPAIR? Homeownership is a wonderful thing when you're prepared for the worst. If you know of our friend Murphy from his famous law, you also know that he can show up at your door at the worst time, with expensive repairs that need to be quickly repaired. The prices for these damages can be a simple $70 drain cleaning, light bulb replacements, or air conditioner failure, or even foundation cracks [...]

2019-08-15T20:00:02+00:00July 20th, 2019|FAQ|

Cracked Brick On House A Foundation Issue?

In the North Fort Worth, Irving, Keller, and Southlake areas you may notice quite a few shifts in your foundation, more so than throughout the rest of the United States. If this continues without proper care, then the foundation shifts can put pressure on the bricks around your home, causing them to crack. What's Causing Bricks to Crack Around Your House The culprit may be due to the expansive clay [...]

2019-04-01T15:40:26+00:00March 25th, 2019|FAQ|
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