Posts Tagged ‘foundation repair’

Is There ROI in Basement and Foundation Repair?

Is There ROI in Basement and Foundation Repair?

The ROI or return on investment of any sort of home upgrade or repair is always a major point of consideration. After all, you don’t want to find yourself spending thousands of dollars on some sort of renovation or improvement only to discover that you will never get some of that money back in any…

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The Dangers of Flooding to Your Foundation

The Dangers of Flooding to Your Foundation

When you consider all the dangers to your home’s foundation, one of the things that might keep coming to mind is flood damage. Flooding can cause massive issues anywhere it pops up, and your foundation is one of the places that may be hardest hit. The Signs of Flooding Obviously, if you see water pooling…

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Should Your Foundation Repair Professional Do Structural Repairs?

Should Your Foundation Repair Professional Do Structural Repairs?

As someone who owns a home or property, you are also the owner of a foundation. It could be a slab or a basement foundation, and no matter what the style, it supports the building above it. That is why any issues with the foundation often ripple upward and cause problems with the structure. The…

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What Are the Basic Steps in Foundation Repair?

What Are the Basic Steps in Foundation Repair?

As a home or property owner, the words “you need a foundation repair” can be pretty overwhelming. After all, you might have immediate visions of heavy machines and all kinds of disruption inside and outside of the building. After all the foundation is, well…the foundation! It is the “thing” your house or building rests on…

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Is There a Wrong Time of Year to Waterproof the Basement?

Is There a Wrong Time of Year to Waterproof the Basement?

Homeowners are often advised to hold off on certain repairs until a certain time of year. For instance, many are told that you cannot or should not do any sort of basement waterproofing during the winter months. Why? Usually, it has to do with the way that the ground will freeze (in many areas) during…

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3 Reasons to Install Window Wells

3 Reasons to Install Window Wells

Walking down a city street, you might notice that a lot of the buildings feature windows right at sidewalk level. They often have a space around them with the appearance of an oversized flower pot or bucket sliced in half. These are known as window wells, and they are important in almost any sort of…

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Is Foundation Damage Possible in the Winter?

Is Foundation Damage Possible in the Winter?

We live in an area of deep winter freezing, and the potential for frost heaves is also real. It is interesting to note that not everyone understands just what a frost heave might be and how this phenomenon can harm a foundation. So, the frost heave is simply when freezing temperatures have penetrated deep into…

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6 Signs You Need to Contact an Ottawa Foundation Repair Expert

6 Signs You Need to Contact an Ottawa Foundation Repair Expert

The foundation of your home is incredibly important – it supports the entire structure. Without a stable, strong foundation, your home could begin to decay and degrade. In fact, foundation problems may make your home virtually worthless on the real estate market. Sadly, too many homeowners don’t know the signs to watch for that might…

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5 Major Signs You Need Ottawa Foundation Repair

5 Major Signs You Need Ottawa Foundation Repair

We hear the word foundation and we think of other words like “solid”, “trustworthy”, and even “unshakeable”. However, it is not at all uncommon for property owners to find themselves in need of foundation repair in Ottawa. For many, the need for Ottawa foundation repair comes out of the blue and can be a real…

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