The spring season can bring some strong storms with it. When that happens, it’s possible for your basement to become flooded with rainwater. One way you can prevent this from happening is by ensuring your sump pump is in working order. Read on as foundation repair pros Stratum Structural Systems lists the five ways you can get your sump pump ready this spring season.
Containing high amounts of absorptive clay, expansive soils are present in many areas of the country. A type of soil that shrinks and cracks when it dries out, they prevent water from passing through. According to brick foundation repair experts, building a home on expansive soils poses challenges, like cracked or bowed concrete foundation walls.
Unexpected issues aren’t fun to deal with for any homeowner. Unfortunately, they do happen and one of the unexpected issues that can be difficult to handle is a basement flooding. However, if your basement was flooded, it’s vital that you keep calm and look at the situation with a level head. To help you out, foundation repair experts Stratum Structural Systems list the eight things you can do if your basement was… Continue Reading
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.