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How Plumbing Leaks Cause Home Foundation Problems

Plumbing leaks are a common cause of home foundation problems. This is especially true here in Texas, where many foundations are concrete slab foundations. The plumbing lines run right below the concrete surface. Newer homes are more likely to be built with a moisture barrier that protects the concrete slab. But if a home was…

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Factors that Determine How Long Foundation Repair Will Take

Once it’s determined that foundation repairs are necessary, the next question a homeowner will ask is, “How long is it going to take?” Unfortunately, since every situation is different, there is no direct answer to this question, at least not initially. There are many factors to take into consideration when determining how long a foundation…

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Do I Have to Fix My House Foundation?

If you’ve noticed some problems with your house foundation, you might be wondering, “Do I have to fix it? What will happen if I don’t?” We get it. Nobody wants to deal with the hassle and expense of home repairs. However, ignoring house foundation problems isn’t a risk that you want to take. A whole…

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Financing Your Foundation Repair

Nobody wants to hear that they need to pay for foundation repairs. But unfortunately, foundation problems are one of the realities of owning a home, especially in South Texas. As your home ages and the soil beneath it expands and contracts, even the best built foundations become more prone to sink or crack. And while…

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Now Serving Austin, Texas

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Foundation Support Specialists is proud to now provide their foundation repair services to Austin, Texas. If you are located in Austin or other areas in Southern Texas, you may be getting used the unpredictable weather patterns. But, your foundation is not. When the weather goes from hot, dry temperatures to multiple days of rain, your foundation…

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Common Concrete Problems in San Antonio

In San Antonio, Texas, concrete problems can be very common due to the lack of precipitation, dry winds, and high temperatures. According to city-data.com, San Antonio barely receives 30 inches of rain in a year. This means that per month, San Antonio only receives about 2.5 inches of rain on average. It’s no wonder that…

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Why Home Foundation Repair is Necessary After a Flood

Pooling water around the structure of your San Antonio or Austin home is bound to create problems for your foundation sooner or later. When there is serious flooding around a foundation, that is calling for even worse problems with even worse consequences if not fixed right away through a home foundation repair professional. While there…

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Foundation Issues in Austin, TX

Austin, TX

  Austin is an interesting place for a foundation repair company. There is a variety of soil types depending on what part of Austin you are located. Each of those soil types impacts your foundation differently. Soil Types in Austin In the Austin area, one piece of property may have one kind of soil and…

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What Can Happen If Your Soil Is Too Dry

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One of the most common weather events in our area of the country is long, hot, dry spells. The soil around your foundation can impact your home’s stability whether it’s too much moisture or not enough. When the soil around your foundation dries out, it can shrink. When it does this, it will act like…

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Proper Drainage Keeps Homes and Businesses Dry

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Drain Away the Water If there is one constant in South Texas, it’s that the weather is going to change. The soil around your home will experience droughts, flooding, and high temperatures, sometimes in the same month! This fluctuation in soil consistency and temperatures will take its toll on your yard and home. However, with…

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