Categories for Foundation Settlement

Foundation Sinking & Settlement: Know the Signs

March 5, 2018 3:27 pm

When your home’s foundation begins to sink or settle, you probably won’t notice until it advances and tell-tale signs show up. Things like wall cracks, jammed doors, and failing chimneys are some of the issues you will begin to see.

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Winter's Effect on Your Home: Foundation Settlement

Winter’s Effect on Your Home: Foundation Settlement

January 24, 2018 10:03 pm

Wintertime tends to dry out your soil, which then compacts, and can cause your foundation to settle and sink further into the ground. Foundation settlement can cause gaps and cracks to form in your home, as well as other structural problems so it is best to get it checked out as soon as possible. A…

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Find the Best Foundation Settlement Solutions

Find the Best Foundation Settlement Solutions

October 2, 2017 2:58 pm

Foundation settlement is very common but should not be left to progress. Once you noticed symptoms such as wall cracks or jammed windows, you should take action to prevent an increase in settlement. AquaGuard Foundation Solutions is a service company with integrity, driven to redefining the industry and making your home the strongest, safest, and…

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Three Important Things to Know: When Your Foundation Needs Repair

Three Important Things to Know When Your Foundation Needs Repair

August 14, 2017 1:51 pm

If you’ve discovered signs of what you believe are foundation issues, you are likely considering your repair options. Many homeowners will first opt to find a DIY fix to the problem thinking that it will be the most cost-effective option. Foundation repair isn’t as straightforward as all the YouTube videos and numerous blogs would have…

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Structural Repair Solutions For a Settling Foundation

June 13, 2017 6:09 pm

When your home begins to show signs of a settling foundation, like cracks in brick/concrete, drywall, or concrete slab floor, you need to find your home the best structural support repairs possible. If your home has a crawl space, that is going to be the focus of re-stabilizing your home’s structural integrity. If your home has a basement…

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Identifying the Structural Symptoms of Foundation Settlement

June 6, 2017 2:01 pm

Every home will experience some settlement over the years and a few inches of settlement is nothing to worry about, but the settlement must be evenly distributed. You cannot prevent natural occurrences like soil expansion and contraction. As long as you know your home had quality construction, it will likely hold up fine under normal…

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Transitioning from Winter to Spring: Bowed or Buckling Foundation Walls

March 28, 2017 1:55 pm

The shift into warmer weather, accompanied by spring showers, will cause water to begin oversaturating and penetrating the soil surrounding your home. Gravity will eventually take its toll — the water pressure and the expansive, sludge soils will build up, causing hydrostatic pressure which will push in on your foundation walls. Over years and years…

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Foundation Wall Settlement: Transition from Winter to Spring

March 21, 2017 8:20 pm

Warmer, wetter spring weather is here, which means homeowners will begin to notice that their home’s foundation has some problems. When the cold, dry winter weather is replaced by a more moist climate, the soils that surround a home will oversaturate, start to shift, or wash way — leaving nothing sturdy for heavy foundation walls…

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Dealing with Concrete Settlement When Buying or Selling a Home

December 15, 2016 10:19 pm

Whether you are buying or selling a home, it’s important to understand the state of the foundation. Because when it comes to concrete settlement, you should be aware of what is natural settling and what needs a closer look – and possibly repair. Depending on the current condition of the foundation of a home, it…

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How to Overcome Structural Issues When Buying or Selling a Home

November 1, 2016 6:10 pm

Buying a home is an exciting time! There are plenty of wishlist items to look for, like the chef’s kitchen you’ve been wanting, or maybe laundry on the main floor. But before you start envisioning yourself in what seems like a shiny new home, pull back a bit and start with the the most crucial…

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