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Basement Foundation Saved in Sioux City

This homeowner wanted to make sure that their family home did not succumb to a crumbling foundation. Thrasher Foundation Repair used three separate solutions to make this...

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

5 Things to Consider Before You Start a Basement Remodel

A basement remodel is functionally smart and an excellent investment in your home. Just make sure that your basement is remodel-ready.

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Case study - Central Christian College Differential Settlement

Central Christian College (CCC) is a private evangelical Christian college in McPherson, KS. They recently reached out to Thrasher Commercial to solve differential settle...

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

A Thrasher Christmas Story

Twas the week before the holidays...

Friday, December 18th, 2020

Giving Thanks is Magnified by Giving Back

It should be no surprise that November is the most charitable month of the year. We celebrate both National Philanthropy Day and Giving Tuesday during this time. Most of ...

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

There's an Easier Way to Prevent Flooding in Winter

Midwest winter weather. Blustery, face numbing, cold. Just because it's winter, don't assume that water events won't occur in and around your home. It's not a pleasant ti...

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020

Get Your Floor the Support it Needs

If you've noticed your floors sagging or bouncing, you may have a more serious problem lurking in your crawl space. The columns that support the girders and joists that h...

Friday, October 16th, 2020

Case study - HB Construction Pipe Abandonment

A 4-inch diameter abandoned sewer line was being in Kansas City at an industrial site slated for new construction. The line had to be filled or removed. Low-density cellu...

Monday, October 12th, 2020

Top 5 Ways to Make Your Home Fall-Ready

Days get shorter. Leaves turn. Temperatures cool. Pumpkin spice is pervasive. These are all things that tell us that fall is here, winter is close behind, and the clock i...

Friday, October 9th, 2020

Four Stages of Foundation Wall Failure

When you see a symptom of potential foundation failure, it's important to address it as soon as possible. To help you know what to look for, here are the four stages of f...

Friday, September 11th, 2020

How Foundation Soils Affect Your Foundation

Soil characteristics have a major affect on the foundations and other structures they surround, and play a role in foundation settlement problems.

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Heavy Rains and Shifting Soil Impacts Your Foundation Walls

The shifting soil beneath your home is the main culprit of settlement issues like sticking doors or bowing walls in your basement.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Fighting Allergies in Nebraska and Kansas - Home Dehumidifiers

Seasonal allergies are no joke. Wichita, Omaha, Kansas City and Des Moines, all ranked in the top 100 of the worst cities for allergy sufferers in 2019.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Your Home Inspector Might Miss Important Structural Issues

A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home and wouldn't necessarily reveal if there were any structural issues

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Surviving Your First Flooded Basement

Nobody likes to think about a flooded basement, but it is that time of year. Heavy spring rains can wreak havoc on a compromised foundation.

Monday, April 27th, 2020

Foundation Problem: What to Look For When Buying Your First Home

Finding obvious signs of a foundation problem or structural issues during the house-hunting process is often a show-stopper for first time home buyers.

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Structural Repair Solutions For Sagging and Sinking Crawl Spaces

Is your crawl space suffering? Thrasher offers repair solutions for sagging and sinking crawl spaces. See what you can do to counteract these issues.

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

4 Home Crawl Space Mistakes

Did you DIY your basement crawl space? You may have made some common home crawl space mistakes. See how Thrasher can help set you off on the right foot to fixing these is...

Monday, August 26th, 2019

How to Identify and Repair Foundation Wall Cracks

If you have horizontal or vertical wall cracks, “stair-step” or diagonal cracks or bowing foundation walls, your home could be in need of foundation repair.

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Mudjacking vs. PolyLevel Foam Jacking: What's More Effective?

Mudjacking vs. PolyLevel foam: learn more about foundation crack repair, concrete repair & the most effective solution for lifting uneven concrete slabs back to level.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

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