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Get to Know These Cold Weather Foundation Problems

A foundation is important as it holds the weight of a home or building and keeps it upright. When it becomes damaged and weak, this can cause instability of the building it should be supporting. During the cold months, the foundation can experience changes, which can lead to problems that need to be taken care…

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Types of Commercial Foundations

Commercial buildings need foundations that can support the weight they will bear and withstand any temperature changes. The foundation of a commercial building has a large amount of pressure exerted on it. This makes the foundation more susceptible to damage. The foundation of a commercial building has an important role to play, so it’s important…

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Signs Your Foundation is Settling

A foundation that is settling means that your home is gradually sinking into the ground. Settling happens when the soil under the foundation begins to shift. This is most often due to gravity and happens over a long time. A settling foundation isn’t always something to worry about, but it can lead to problems, so…

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Get Your Home Ready for Cooler Temperatures

Getting your home ready for cooler temperatures might seem like something only those who live in cold, snowy climates need to worry about. The truth is Texas temperatures can dip low enough that your home needs to be ready as well. Here’s how you can prepare your home for cooler temperatures. Inspect the Fireplace and…

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Advantages of a Crawl Space Foundation

There a variety of foundations to consider for your Texas home and each of these has its own pros and cons. Crawl Space foundations are one of the choices that you can make when deciding on the type of foundation for your home will have. Here’s more information: Crawl Space Foundations Are Less Expensive Compared…

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5 Common Causes of Foundation Issues

Foundation issues are important to stop before they start. Once the damage has happened, it requires repair by a professional, which can be expensive. To protect your wallet and your foundation, it’s important to know what causes foundation issues and how to prevent them. Here are five common causes of foundation issues. Drainage Problems Inadequate…

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Why Foundation Drainage is Important

  When it comes to protecting your foundation and your home, you want to be sure there is proper drainage to keep them both from being damaged. Here’s what you need to know about foundation drainage. Why is foundation drainage important? Water damage is the leading cause of foundation damage. When your foundation is damaged,…

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Does Your Chimney Need to Be Repaired?

Foundation Support Systems cares about your chimney just as much as we care about your foundation. There are visual signs you should be on the lookout for to know if your chimney needs to be repaired. The safety of your chimney affects the safety of your house, so you want it to be in its…

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Foundation Repair Specialist

It can be overwhelming to find out your foundation needs to be repaired and then have to find someone to do the work to repair it. Where do you start? What do you need to know? While it might seem like all repair specialists are the same, they aren’t. You want to ask the right…

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Benefits of Crawl Space Encapsulation

Are you wondering if you could benefit from crawl space encapsulation? Most crawl spaces are dark and moist. If the moisture in the area is not controlled, this will lead to issues that will in turn create new issues around your home. Here’s what you should know about crawl space encapsulation. What is crawl space…

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