Is Watering a Foundation a Myth?

Is Watering a Foundation a Myth?

Are you wondering if watering a foundation is a myth? If by “myth” you mean something ineffective or something you shouldn’t do, it’s complicated. In other words, you’re going to hear various opinions on this. What we’re going to present here is our opinion only. Keep in mind that we’re in Nebraska, not Texas, a state […]

How to Keep Water Away From a House’s Foundation

How to Keep Water Away From a House’s Foundation

Are you wondering how to keep water away from a house’s foundation? If so, you’re in the right place. Foundations are essential because they hold up your house, literally. They can also be expensive to fix. So, prevention is crucial, and part of that prevention means keeping water away from the foundation.This article is going […]

Types of Ceiling Cracks, With Pictures

Types of Ceiling Cracks, With Pictures

Are you looking for information about different types of ceiling cracks with pictures? If so, don’t hit that back button! This article has what you need. Contrary to what many people believe, not all ceiling cracks threaten your home’s structural integrity. Some are just ugly. However, certain types of ceiling cracks are structurally significant and could […]

What Is Foundation Settling?

What Is Foundation Settling?

Homeowners usually know what foundation settling is, but new homebuyers may not. In new homes, settling is usually minimal and uniform, as the weight of the newly built home settles into a newly excavated site. However, differential foundation settlement can result in critical issues that could compromise a home’s stability and safety over time.  What […]

A 2-Minute Introduction To Foundation Settlement

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Foundation settlement is an unfortunate fact of life. Finding out that your home is settling can seem like a hopeless situation. How can you fight mother nature? While it may seem hopeless at first, once you understand foundation settlement, you can learn how we combat it.  What is foundation settlement? Foundation settlement occurs when the […]

Are My Ceiling Cracks Normal?

Are Cracks in My Ceiling Normal

Ceiling cracks could be due to structural damage or the structure’s age. Knowing which ceiling cracks to worry about and which you can safely ignore will reduce your stress and help save your home.  How to tell if ceiling cracks are serious Wondering if your ceiling cracks are serious? The locations of the cracks in […]