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Homeowners must understand that foundation problems cancause a lot of complication and lead to costly repairs. Maintaining...
These beds facilitate rain and sprinkler water to percolate into thesoil around your home. Be cautious as any overwatering...
Foundation repairs typically arise from soil-related issues thatstress a home’s walls, exteriors and overall structure. Fo...
Be constantly on the lookout for any water pooling near yourfoundation – particularly after monsoon rains. It may be worth...
Cracks seen in interior and/or exterior walls - particularly aroundwindows and door-framesUnable to properly open/close ...
Repairing a home’s foundation calls for specialists who are highlyskilled and knowledgeable. Please know foundation proble...
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  1. 1. Welcome toKnow the way foundation repairs can protect your house At www.southernelevations.com
  2. 2. Homeowners must understand that foundation problems cancause a lot of complication and lead to costly repairs. Maintainingyour home foundation and timely fixing of home foundationproblems should become a top priority for every house owner.Prompt foundation repairs can prevent small problems fromdeveloping into major repairs that can incalculably damage yourvalued home as also drain your purse.Retaining consistent moisture levels are crucial for preserving astrong foundation. A foolproof way to keep the ground aroundyour foundation stay moist is to install rock beds a couple of yardsaway from the foundation
  3. 3. These beds facilitate rain and sprinkler water to percolate into thesoil around your home. Be cautious as any overwatering can haveadverse effect. Most foundation repairs are due to water stagnationin the soil around the foundation. This type of water accumulationhas a tendency to expand the soil and apply pressure on walls andfoundation footings.Take care to ensure that water does not collect/stagnate in lowareas. You may install ground drains to assist in drainage of lowareas. Create proper grading with ground sloping away from thefoundation and ensure that the slope is about 3 to 5 percent within10-feet of the foundation.
  4. 4. Foundation repairs typically arise from soil-related issues thatstress a home’s walls, exteriors and overall structure. Foundationproblems can be linked to:Water flow/leakage caused by broken pipes, water stagnationaround foundation and soil erosionTree roots growing underneath the foundationSoil expansion/shrinkage due to season changeInadequate or faulty site preparation before building construction
  5. 5. Be constantly on the lookout for any water pooling near yourfoundation – particularly after monsoon rains. It may be worthwhileto install a moisture barrier near your foundation for reducingmoisture migration beneath the foundation. You should make it apoint to periodically check the entire plumbing system like sewerlines and sprinkler systems for any seepages/ leaks. You must taketimely steps to arrest these leakages.To be doubly sure that you are not having foundation repairproblems, it is suggested that you ask a foundation specialist toinspect your home foundation. You can check for the followingnoticeable signs that generally indicate foundation problems:
  6. 6. Cracks seen in interior and/or exterior walls - particularly aroundwindows and door-framesUnable to properly open/close doors and windowsFloors appearing unevenWalls curving and/or rotatingChimneys that tiltFoundation problems can sometimes arise suddenly and threatenyour lifetime investment. Unfortunately, most homeowners takefoundation repairs rather lightly.
  7. 7. Repairing a home’s foundation calls for specialists who are highlyskilled and knowledgeable. Please know foundation problems - ifneglected or inadequately repaired - they can worsen over time andundermine the value of your home.Professional advice from a qualified structural engineer should letyou know the extent of your foundation problem and the steps youneed to take to restore your home to safety.By doing a little research and selecting the right foundation repaircompany, you will ensure your home remains your dream buildingfor years to come.
  8. 8. Thanks for visitingKnow the way foundation repairs can protect your house At www.southernelevations.com
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