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Foundation Settlement Challenge in a Home in San Antonio, Texas – Case Study

How we Cleaned up a Non-Galvanized Mess On some level, foundations will settle over time. However, there is a significant difference between a normal level of settling versus a problematic amount. In the following case study, the homeowners experienced a higher than normal amount of foundation settling, as displayed in the other issues they were…

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Identifying and Fixing Water Damage on Your Foundation

Water damage to your foundation is most likely to occur if you experience a lot of rain and storms. Water is one of one of the most common offenders when it comes to foundation damage. Here’s how you can identify and fix water damage that has occurred on your foundation. Identifying Water Damage Some common…

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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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