Keeping your basement dry should always be one of your priorities as a homeowner. Neglecting your basement can lead to serious damage to your home as well as costly repairs. Thankfully, there are many ways for you to protect your basement from flooding and avoid foundation repair.
Foundation repairs are one of the costliest types of repair work that can be done to a home, so you should make it a point to keep up with foundation maintenance. In this blog, foundation piering services company Stratum Structural Systems shares some of the best practices for maintaining your home’s foundation.
Foundation settling happens within the first three years after the house is built, as the foundations “relax” on the surrounding soil. In most cases, you will find some minor cracks in the wall that can be easily patched. There are, however, some cases that require help from a foundation repair specialist. Stratum Structural Systems shares a look at conditions that require a foundation specialist.
You expect your basement floor to be smooth, even and stable. In other words, reliable. But what happens if your basement floor ends up crooked and in turn, unsafe?
Concrete leveling, also known as mudjacking or slab jacking (these terms will be used interchangeably throughout this article) in the foundation piering industry, is a pretty straightforward process that has various invaluable uses and could provide solutions to a host of issues. But for all its benefits, how exactly does mudjacking work?