Categories for Structural Repair

A crawl space where joists are improperly stacked upon cement bricks and wood sagging

Sagging Floor Joists: Know the Signs

March 23, 2018 7:39 pm

Have you recently noticed that your first floor is sagging or sloping? Do you feel safe when you walk across it? Sagging floors are not only a safety hazard, they are a serious problem indicating that your crawl space has structural problems.

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Roof Water trickling from atop of a residential foundation

Pooling Roof Water Can Cause Structural & Concrete Issues

February 12, 2018 3:01 pm

When it rains, we are usually more concerned with not get caught in it and getting drenched to the bone. The real concern should be whether your foundation is getting drenched. Standing water can cause a variety of structural and concrete-related issues in your home’s foundation/overall structural stability. If these problems aren’t addressed as soon…

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Metal beams holding up a sinking foundation wall as it leans inward to the foundation

The 3 Best Foundation Wall Failure Solutions

October 9, 2017 2:59 pm

Foundation cracks and bowing are serious problems that will worsen over time if not corrected. The experienced foundation repair specialists at AquaGuard Foundation Solutions can determine what conditions are causing this foundation damage. By accurately diagnosing the cause of the foundation problem, we can determine if carbon fiber wall reinforcement is the best solution for…

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A dugout foundation surrounding the outside of a residential foundation where multiple push piers are installed and holding the foundation up

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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Smart jack technology holding up the foundation for a crawl space

Re-Stabilize Saggy Floor Joists With SmartJack

September 15, 2017 3:47 pm

Have you recently noticed that your first level floors are sinking or sagging? This means that there is a problem underneath the floors, in your home’s crawl space, and an early indication that your crawl space has some serious structural problems. Keep reading to learn more about how you can stabilize your crawl space’s failing…

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A technician drilling a hole into a basement foundation wall with a large drill

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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SmartJacks holding up a foundation crawl space

SmartJack Support System: The Best Fix for Failing Crawl Space Structures

July 26, 2017 2:00 pm

When you have failing supports in your home’s crawl space you want a quick and permanent solution. This sounds somewhat improbable, as most conventional support systems use concrete, which takes time to cure, and probably won’t last forever. For a strong, stable, and level floor, SmartJack is an easy and lasting answer. If you are not…

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A foundation with sinking floors below the foundation

Sagging Floors Are a Sign of Crawl Space Structural Issues

July 18, 2017 10:04 pm

Have you recently noticed your living room, kitchen, or dining room floors are sinking or sagging? If your first level floors display these symptoms, it is an early indication that your crawl space or foundation has structural problems. You don’t have to start worrying about falling into your crawl space just yet, but this is…

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A wall crack forming horizontally below a row of brick

Structural Repair Solutions For Failing Foundation Walls

June 26, 2017 3:54 pm

You already know that your foundation walls are failing, either they are just beginning to show signs or you’ve moved all the stacked up boxes in the basement and were surprised to find your wall cracked in half. Before letting a contractor in to rip up your foundation and charge you more than an arm and…

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Stair step crack forming at the top of a basement foundation wall to the bottom

Structural Symptoms of Your Home’s Failing Walls

June 19, 2017 3:52 pm

Your home isn’t falling apart, bowing walls and cracking in brick or concrete walls doesn’t put you in imminent danger. However, these are very serious issues to the longevity of your home. If you discover signs that your walls are failing, it isn’t because your house is a “lemon,” this is just something that happens…

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