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Foundation Repair

Get all you foundation repair questions answered: cost, warning signs, insurance, settling, how to, plus best repair methods at Dry Pro Foundation and Crawl Space Specialists.

Cracks in Foundation Walls

Cracks in Foundation Walls

Detecting the problem signs of foundation wall cracks isn’t always the easiest. Luckily, once you know what they are, spotting them can be a breeze.

Floor and Wall Gaps

Floor and Wall Gaps

If you see a gap between your wall and floor, it’s best to not ignore it. It’s a clear sign of a foundation problem that needs to be addressed before you must spend thousands in repairs.

Cracked Bricks

Cracked Bricks

Cracked bricks are usually a sign that something is wrong with your foundation. Taking a closer look will give you insight into the structural stability of your home.

Is Your Home On Solid Ground?

Is Your Home On Solid Ground?

This isn’t a metaphorical question; we’re being quite literal here: Is Your Home On Solid Ground? Your first reaction is probably, “Yes, of course it is!” Your second reaction is probably, “What a silly question!” And, you wouldn’t be the only one. Most people assume their homes are built on what we’ve come to call […]

Poorly Compacted Fill Soil

Poorly Compacted Fill Soil

In order to level a site where a foundation will be built, builders sometimes bring in loose soil from another location to fill depressed or hollow areas. This newly moved “fill” soil is much looser and lighter than the dense, hard-packed virgin soils at the site that haven’t been disturbed. The fill soil brought in by the […]

Wetting And Softening Of Soil

Wetting And Softening Of Soil

The soils around your foundation experience wetting and softening primarily for these three reasons: Heavy Rain & Flood Conditions: As clay soil gets wet, it holds on to water and becomes very soft. This soft soil can be weak, causing the home to shift (or “sink”) down into it. Poor Drainage: If water is allowed […]

Drying And Shrinking Of Soil

Drying And Shrinking Of Soil

Foundation soils experience most of their drying and shrinking from two common causes: Drought: Prolonged dry periods cause the soil to dry out. As we know, when the clay dries out, it shrinks. Soil shrinkage beneath a foundation has the same effect as soil settling: It usually causes a section of the foundation to crack […]

Frost Heaving

Frost Heaving

In areas with cold winter climates, frost heaving can sometimes put enough pressure on foundation walls to make them fail. When water turns to ice, its volume increases by about 9%. If wet soil experiences a deep freeze, the wedging or heaving force that results can be extremely powerful. Frost heaving can put literally thousands of pounds […]

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