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Grayson, GA Crawlspace Renovated into New Storage Area

Grayson, GA Crawlspace Renovated into New Storage Area Learn More

The Challenge This crawlspace had major leaks after it rained. Standing water puddles would form, leaving the crawlspace environment extremely damp and moist. Although the homeowner could not find any mold or wood rot, he definitely knew it was a possibility, so he wanted his water issues resolved. When AquaGuard came out to this man’s […]

Geolock Wall Anchors Solve Major Stair-Step Cracks

Geolock Wall Anchors Solve Major Stair-Step Cracks Learn More

The Challenge AquaGuard salesman Patrick Arabia diagnosed numerous problems in this home.; Some of the main issues were regarding the water and moisture in the home’s basement. The basement did not have an efficient enough drainage system, which was leaving water throughout the entire basement. Along with not having an interior drainage system, this home […]

Signs of Foundation Settlement

Signs of Foundation Settlement Learn More

Foundation Settlement is easy to spot once you know what to look for. Here are some of the more typical tell-tale Signs that you might notice in and around your home: Outside of your Home: Stair Step Cracking- this type of cracking is usually a typical sign of foundation settlement and is very common in […]

Steel SettleStop Push Piers are the Best Stabilizing Solution

Steel SettleStop Push Piers are the Best Stabilizing Solution Learn More

 Why don’t concrete piers work? Blunt concrete cylinders are too wide to be pushed deep into the ground and past the troubled, settling soil. Also, nothing guides the direction of the pier; therefore, they often are not installed straight. Although concrete is an extremely strong material, it can still crack and break under pressure and […]

Most Effective Carbon Fiber Strap

Most Effective Carbon Fiber Strap Learn More

Not all carbon fiber straps are efficient or effective. There are many options of carbon fiber products- some are almost plate-like and very rigid (called laminates), while others are a loose grid that feel like sturdy fabric. Here are the flaws with these defective systems: Although laminate products are very strong, they can be extremely […]

Causes of Vertical and Horizontal Foundation Cracks

Causes of Vertical and Horizontal Foundation Cracks Learn More

Cracks that move vertically are caused by sinking, settling, or sagging foundation problems. Settling issues arise when the soil under your house shifts or moves. Usually only one part of your home will sag into the changed soil, so cracks in your foundation occur. Horizontal crack movement occurs when walls bow, lean, or get pushed-in […]

EXTREME Foundation Deterioration

EXTREME Foundation Deterioration Learn More

Although homeowners are commonly forced to remove and replace walls with foundation issues, measures can be taken to save and stabilize these walls. Piering and anchoring can resolve these problems, but they are not as effective as AquaGuard’ Shotcrete Wall Restoration System. The Shotcrete Wall Restoration System can permanently stabilize foundation walls that have excessive […]

What Causes Cracks in Your Drywall?

What Causes Cracks in Your Drywall? Learn More

Drywall crack causes Cracks can be caused by poor taping, moisture and house settling. The location of the crack gives you a clue as to the type of problem. Since we’re a foundation repair company, let’s focus on drywall cracks that can be a sign of a foundation problem. Gaps and cracks between the wall […]

Why Should I Fix My Home’s Foundation

Why Should I Fix My Home’s Foundation Learn More

Most people think that only older homes suffer from foundation/structural issues but that isn’t the case. According to an article by Consumer Reports, approximately 15% of new homes suffer from structural issues. Most of these issues are a result of being built on poorly contracted soil or poor construction. Patching and tuck pointing do provide […]

Heavy Rains and Drought Conditions Take Toll on Metro Atlanta Homes

Heavy Rains and Drought Conditions Take Toll on Metro Atlanta Homes Learn More

Cracked Soils Cause Foundations to Shift A recent news story by MSNBC features the effects that the drought has had on homes in the South. Foundations shift in the dry cracked soils. http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/19/12835597-foundation-repair-business-soars-as-drought-hits-homes?lite The forecast for the next few months doesn’t seem to get any better. Drought conditions are expected to continue into fall. Homeowners […]

Extreme Conditions and Your Home

Extreme Conditions and Your Home Learn More

We haven’t had many rainy days or nights in Georgia recently and the lack of rain (drought type conditions) can wreak havoc with the foundation of your home and thus the value of it as well. Harsh weather conditions like drought or (even excessive rain) can cause structural damage to foundation of your home. As […]

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