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?
At first glance, soil erosion on your property may seem harmless. However, what some homeowners don’t realize is that it can actually threaten their homes, especially the foundation. If left alone, soil erosion can allow water, earth and debris into your home. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to prevent this. In this post, foundation piering experts from Stratum Structural Systems discuss the four different methods you… Continue Reading
As a homeowner, you can prevent significant damage to your home if you know how to detect early signs of problems. Stratum Structural Systems, the area’s trusted basement waterproofing and egress window specialist, shares some tips on how you can identify storm damage on your windows.