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How Landscaping Affects Foundations

Landscaping doesn’t just add beauty to the exterior of your home or commercial building. Did you know that landscaping plays an important role in protecting the foundation? Here’s what you need to know about landscaping and how it can affect foundations: Importance of Landscaping to Foundations Landscaping around your home can act as a barrier…

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Why Soil Type Matters for Foundations

All homes and buildings have a foundation. The type of foundation that is chosen is important to the safety and stability of the home or building, but there is also something else to take into consideration: the type of soil supporting the foundation. The soil and the foundation work together to support a building. Here’s…

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How Was Your Foundation Built?

With new home construction, the assembly of the foundation is an important part of the process. The foundation of a home is going to have to do its job for years to come, so new construction of a building is the perfect time to make sure the foundation is built correctly and with high quality…

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South Texas Soil Types and Foundations

Texas is a state with a variety of geography, geology, climates, and soils. It’s important to know what type of soil is supporting your foundation. The type of soil can affect the foundation in different ways. Here’s what you need to know about a few Texas soil types and how they impact foundations. Alfisol Soil…

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Choosing the Right Foundation for Clay Soil

Clay soil is something you will find supporting the foundations of homes and commercial buildings in different areas. In Texas this is especially true as most of the soil found is clay. Clay soil is unique and here you will learn its challenges, how to handle these challenges, and which foundations are going to work…

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How to Hurricane Proof a Building

If you live in an area that experiences hurricanes, tornadoes, or other storms that create strong winds and rain, it’s important to hurricane proof your building. Winds can cause significant damage to homes and commercial buildings and cause risk to your personal safety. Here are steps you can take to hurricane proof your building. Protect…

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What to Know About Commercial Foundation Repair

Commercial foundation issues are important to address as soon as you suspect something is wrong. A strong foundation is integral to the safety and stability of the commercial building it supports. Here you will learn about the causes of foundation damage, how to spot damage, and how the foundation can be repaired. Commercial Foundation Damage…

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Southern Texas Weather and How it Impacts Foundations

The weather varies a lot in Southern Texas, which can have many consequences. These conditions can all affect soil condition, which can then have an impact on your foundation. This means that you always need to be on your guard in order to stop problems before they start. Here’s what you need to know about…

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Does Your Commercial Foundation Need Repair?

There are a number of factors that can cause a commercial foundation to need repairs. Commercial buildings receive a lot of foot traffic and can bear a large amount of weight. While the signs of damage aren’t always obvious, there are many that are. Here are signs that your commercial foundation needs repair: Exterior Cracks…

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All About Foundation Sealing

Your home’s foundation needs all the protection it can get. A strong foundation will carry the weight of your house and keep it steady. Sealing is an important aspect that can make or break the longevity of your foundation. Here’s what you need to know about foundation sealing. What is Foundation Sealing? Foundation sealing is…

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