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Foundation Repair Blog

  • Scheduling a Foundation Repair Project

      Top 4 Things You Need to Consider     Scenario: You have finally made it to the basement to go through those boxes you have been meaning to get to for a while. That is when you discover a rather large crack in your foundation...

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  • Checking Up On that Old Sump Pump

    Just because you have a sump pump, does not always mean it is working properly. Very often we are in homes where the original sump pump (over 30 years old, etc) are still being used.It is important to understand that sump pumps do have a life cycle and...

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  • Diagnose Your Own Foundation Problems

    While nothing replaces the expertise of a structural engineer, or a consultant from Foundation 1, where your foundation and waterproofing needs are concerned, it is possible for you to learn what to look for as signals that your foundation is (or is not)...

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  • Remodeling? Fix Your Foundation First

    Planning a room addition or kitchen/bath remodel is exciting and fun but, before you get started, I would urge you to have your foundation examined before moving forward. On top of finding and fixing current foundation issues, you want to consider how...

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  • Update Your Basement with Egress Windows

    Picture this: You just got married to the most amazing individual!  You and your two preteen boys have moved into their two bedroom, one bath, bungalow along with their two cats and two dogs...You all of a sudden realize you need more space! Lets...

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  • My Sump Pump Malfunctioned!

    I've always wanted a pool...just NOT in my basement!  How did this happen?  I keep the gutters clean, they drain away from the foundation walls and my yard is properly graded.  We are just coming out of Winter and we haven't had very much rain...I...

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  • SPRING DIY TO HELP YOUR HOME’S FOUNDATION!

    After a boring and uneventful Winter we can all breathe a sigh of relief because Spring has finally sprung!  If you are like any of us here at Foundation1, you've been itching to throw open your windows, breakout the 4-wheeler, clean out the gutters...

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  • Exterior Concrete Repair: Pour New or Mudjack It?

      Problem: Your concrete patio, porch, sidewalk, or driveway is settling and needs repair. Question: Do you tear it out and pour new or can it be mudjacked? First, I have included an informative article, written by Steve VandeWater, that details...

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