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How Foundation Soils Affect Your Foundation

What’s beneath your home? The simple answer is “the ground.” However, the real answer is a bit more complicated than that.   Depending on where you live, the ground may have a completely different composition than other parts of the country. Soils here in the Midwest tend to be more clay-based and present some unique […]

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Heavy Rains and Shifting Soil Impacts Your Foundation Walls

Here’s the good news. There’s nothing you can do to predict or prevent the sticking doors and windows, uneven floors and bowing walls that are caused by heavy rains, shifting soils and drought. It’s a deeper issue. And by deep, we mean the layers of soil that are deep beneath your home that are literally […]

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How Expansive Soils Affect Foundation Walls

The soils around your foundation can put a lot of pressure on your foundation walls. The amount of pressure caused by soil will vary depending on several factors.

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