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Repair Your Foundation Before Taking on These Other Home Improvement Projects

Since the foundation of your home is what everything else is built on top of, its condition is very important. Foundation problems can result in other problems throughout the house such as misaligned doors and windows, leaning and bowing walls, water seepage, and dampness and wetness that results in mold and mildew growth. That’s why…

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The Dangers of Humidity in Your Crawl Space and How to Fix the Problem

Your crawl space is the hollow space underneath your home. Unlike a basement, it’s only a few feet tall. While it might be “out of sight”, a crawl space certainly shouldn’t be “out of mind.” Crawl spaces can be a common source of home problems in South Texas, especially when moisture is introduced. Crawl space…

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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

Edna, TX

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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