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What You Should Know About Keeping Your Home’s Foundation In Good Shape

The foundation of your home is a hugely important thing, of this there is really no doubt. After all, problems with the foundation of your home, which can stem from a number of different places, can cause all sorts of issues in the rest of your home. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to quite effectively mitigate these issues, something that might cost a bit more money up front – but that will more than pay off at the end of the day.

For one thing, investing in the foundation at the time that the home is built is hugely essential. After all, a recommended up to 15% of the total cost of the home should be devoted to the foundation and the foundation alone. At the very least, 8% should be spent on its construction. And of the three main types of foundation – basement, crawlspace, and slab – the right one should be chosen. In certain parts of the country, certain foundation types will be ideal, and others dramatically less so. Therefore, taking the time to do research o

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Here are 3 Signs That Indicate You Need Home Foundation Repair Services

The foundation accounts for eight to fifteen percent of the total cost of building a home, and it’s small wonder as to why that is. As the bulk of the house rests on the foundation, it is undeniably one of the most important parts of any structure. There are three primary forms of home foundation: crawl spaces, slabs, and full basements. It’s important to be able to recognize the warning signs that indicate you need home foundation repair services, and this article will be taking a look at a few of those signs.

  • Cracks Forming in the Foundation Slab: One sign that indicates you need home foundation repair services is if cracks are seen forming in the foundation slab. These slabs are made of fairly thick concrete, and aren’t meant to move or shift all that much once they’re laid down, so if visible cracks are forming, it can mean massive issues are developing somewhere underground. Read more ...

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