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Homeowner's insurance

Protect Yourself With Insurance

Protect Yourself! Why Insurance Matters Anytime a homeowner is deciding to hire a contractor, consideration should be given to insurance coverage.  The foundation repair process is inherently risky due to the tools and machinery used and the potential for accidents ...
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Sump Pump Home Foundation

Questions to Ask Foundation Repair Contractor

Does the company employ day laborers or subcontractors to do the work on the home? SFR uses only employees and does not hire day laborers or sub contractors.  Experience is important in a specialized trade like foundation repair. 2. Does ...
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Sump Pump Home Foundation

Structured Foundation Repairs Inc. An Award Winning Company

Did you know that Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc is an award winning company? We’d Hate to Brag, BUT… Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. has been recognized for many awards over the years and is proud of its affiliate memberships.   Some of ...
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Structured Foundation Repairs

Properly Diagnosing your Drainage Problem

With all the recent rains, you may be worried about excessive moisture around your structure. While most people’s highest concern is flooding, excessive moisture can also saturate the soil under and around your foundation causing upheaval.  Upheaval can lead to ...
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How Strong are My Repairs?

Have you ever wondered how strong the concrete cylinders are that are used for pressed pilings. Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. can offer a lifetime transferable warranty on their pressed pilings? This Video shows a 12” cylinder being pressure tested.  Think ...
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Inspected Structured

What to Expect After Repairs

Things you Should Know After your Repairs are Completed Many of our repairs include final engineering; a post-plumbing test and several require city permits. The day after your repairs are completed, our office will notify the third party engineer that our ...
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Proper Foundation Drainage

The Basics of Proper Foundation Drainage

Leading Causes of Structural damage Nationwide What do you think the biggest natural hazard to your home is? Fires? Earthquakes? Actually, expansive soil damage is one of the leading causes of structural damage nationwide, and improper drainage can wreak havoc ...
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Shifting Oil On Home Foundation

Faltering Foundations: The Effects of Dry Soil on North Texas Homes

Dry Soil Effects on North Texas Homes Drought conditions can take a tremendous toll on a community—and your home isn’t immune to the damage. One of the most often overlooked risks of drought conditions is foundation damage. When the soil ...
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Foundation Drainage

Foundation Drainage 101

Importance of Foundation Drainage Proper drainage is critical for your foundation. If too much moisture seeps into the foundation, it will shift and crack. Although it is possible to repair a foundation that has been waterlogged, providing proper drainage so ...
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Preventing Foundation

Tips For Preventing Foundation Problems

While you may not think about it often, the foundation is one of the most important components of your house. Because of this fact, you should learn how to properly take care of your home’s foundation. In addition to watering ...
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Concrete Pressed Pilings

About Concrete Pressed Pilings

In the Dallas area, concrete pressed pilings are commonly used to provide support to house foundations. In addition to being very dependable, concrete pilings can be installed in about a day, which is great if a homeowner needs to have ...
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Foundation Questions

Answers to some of the Most Frequently Asked Foundation Questions

For most homeowners, the foundation is just the ground beneath their feet. However, it also provides support to all of the walls and ceiling, and any problems could make everything crumble like a house of cards. Understandably, homeowners have plenty ...
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Customers Say About Us

See What Our Customers Say About Us!

Here at Structured Foundation Repairs, each home is more than just another job. We understand the anxiety of dealing with major foundation repairs. We strive to exceed the expectations of every customer and to make the experience as stress-free as ...
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Surface Drains and French Drains

A Homeowner’s Guide to French Drains

A Homeowner's Guide to French Drains French drains aren’t actually French—they are named after Henry French, who created this type of drainage system in the 1800s for use on farms. French drains are usually a part of drainage correction systems, ...
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Sump Pump Home Foundation

How a Sump Pump can Help Protect Your Home’s Foundation

Providing Additional Support for your Home's Foundation For some Texas homeowners with basements, it can be a struggle to deal with water. While waterproofing your basement can fix the underlying cause of most water leaks, installing a sump pump can ...
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Foundation Videos

Fixing Foundation Cracks Following Foundation Repairs

Fixing Foundation Cracks Following Foundation Repairs Foundation cracks can be unsightly. They also present a risk to your home by allowing water and cold air to infiltrate your space. It is not uncommon for new cracks to appear in the ...
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Expansive soil

Soil Terminology: Expansive Soil

Common Question About Foundation Problems A home’s foundation supports everything from its plumbing to its electrical wiring, not to mention the walls and ceiling. However, soil supports the foundation itself, and it is far from stable. As the name suggests, ...
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Foundation Repair Fundamentals

Foundation Repair Fundamentals

Foundation Problems and Solutions Foundations are designed to last for the entire life of your home, so you’re not likely to wake up one day and notice several signs of foundation damage. Rather, foundation damage occurs cumulatively over a long ...
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Foundation Drainage

Preventing Property Damage from Poor Drainage

Damages Cause by Poor Drainage Home foundations are designed to withstand extreme pressure and resist erosion, but poor drainage can slowly erode the strongest parts of a foundation and compromise the underlying soil. This short video clip covers some simple ...
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Foundation Videos

Protecting your Home’s Foundation in the Heat

Helpful Video to Keep the Moisture of your Soil A lack of sufficient moisture in your soil can quickly damage to your foundation. Taking proactive steps to protect your home’s foundation will prevent damage and the need for repairs down the ...
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Dry Soil

How Dry Soil can Damage your Texas Home

Across the country, drought is leading to dry soil conditions. Dry soil poses a threat to your foundation. As soil dries out, it shrinks and pulls away from your home. Without the support of the surrounding soil, your foundation settles ...
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Your Foundadtion Problem

Tips for Assesing the Severity of your Foundation Problem

If you aren’t sure whether your foundation could need repairs, contact Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. for a home inspection through our website to learn more about our foundation repair service in Dallas and Fort Worth.Measure Door and Window Gaps Doors ...
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Foundation Videos

How Drought and Extreme Heat can Threaten a Home’s Foundation

Spot Foundation Problems by Watching this Video You can readily observe the effects of a drought when you look at your lawn and landscaping. But did you know that the Texas drought could also be affecting your home’s foundation? Dry ...
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Questions about foundation repair

What Is a Pier and Beam Foundation?

Different Types of Foundations Used for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Buildings There are many different types of foundations used for residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. But one of the most popular foundation designs today is the pier and beam foundation ...
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Drainage Correction

Do You Know The Signs of Insufficient Drainage?

Poor or Insufficient Drainage Poor or insufficient drainage can create an array of problems, from moist soil to foundation damage. If you notice any of the following signs of insufficient drainage, contact a drainage correction professional immediately: ...
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Proper Foundation Drainage

The Ins and Outs of Drains

Basic Types of Drainage Systems French Drains. With all the recent rain, everyone is getting them, right? When people, even contractors, refer to French Drains, that's not always what they mean. In most cases, what you actually receive and what ...
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Foundation Heaving

Preparing Your Home for Freezing Temperatures

How to Prevent Weather-Related Foundation Problems. Did you know that your foundation is greatly affected by seasonal changes throughout the year? Now that winter has set in, it’s important to make sure your foundation doesn’t require additional maintenance to prevent ...
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Termite Damage to home foundation

How Prevalent Are Foundation Problems in Homes?

Foundation Damage as Very Common Problem for Buildings and Homes If you’re concerned about the health of your foundation, you may be wondering whether or not your foundation is at risk for foundation damage. Unfortunately, Dallas and Fort Worth area ...
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Slab Repair

What You Need to Know About Slab Foundation Repairs?

Things you should Know About Slab Foundation Repairs Foundation settlement and movement can be caused by building on expansive clay, compressible or improperly compacted fill soils, or improper maintenance around foundations. Environmental factors are also key. Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. offers slab ...
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Drought lead to foundation damage

What’s Causing Texas’ Droughts?

Cause of Intense Drought Around Texas The Texas drought has profound implications for your home, your yard, and your foundation. What is causing this intense drought, and why is it happening now? This video explains that manmade climate change has ...
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Proper Foundation Drainage

How Your Home’s Plumbing Can Affect Its Foundation

Home's Plumbing May Affect Its Foundation If you’re a homeowner, then you probably have a lot on your plate. In addition to work and caring for the kids, you have dozens of aspects of home maintenance to worry about—many of ...
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house foundation

Facts About House Foundations

Useful Information About House Foundations  The foundation is an essential component of your home’s overall structure. Foundations act as a level surface on which to build a home. They also provide insulation and keep moisture away from the house. The ...
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homebuilding

Your Guide to Steel Concrete Pressed Pilings

Your Guide to Steel Concrete Pressed Pilings Expansive soil movement—the chief cause for slab foundation issues—occurs most often around the edges of the home. A typical foundation repair method is to install pressed pilings underneath the foundation to permanently stabilize ...
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Drought lead to foundation damage

How Drought can Lead to Foundation Problems?

How Drought can Pose Danger to Your Foundation A long-term drought can damage more than just the plants in your yard. In 40 of the 48 contiguous states, homeowners have reported foundation damage due to drought. Changes in the environment ...
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SFR Staff

Let Structured Foundation Repairs Take Care of You!

Hiring the Right Contractor to Help with Foundation Repairs If you suspect that your home foundation is in bad shape, it’s essential that you hire the right contractor to help with repairs. If you don’t, you may end up paying ...
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STRUCTURED FOUNDATION REPAIRS CAN HELP WITH YOUR FOUNDATION PROBLEMS

Visit These Sites for More Foundation Damage and Repair Information

Online Resources for Foundation Damage and Repair Foundation upkeep and drainage correction should be priorities for every homeowner. After all, these straightforward home improvements help keep your home safe from collapse. Check out these online resources or get in contact ...
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SFR Staff

More Tips from Structured Foundation Repairs!

Tips from Structured Foundation Repairs Do you want to learn more about foundation repair and maintenance? Click on these great online resources for more information, and then call Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. at 972-375-9965. Are you worried about your home’s foundation? ...
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STRUCTURED FOUNDATION REPAIRS CAN HELP WITH YOUR FOUNDATION PROBLEMS

Don’t Let Foundation Problems Ruin Your Home! Visit These Resources

Learn More About Foundation Damage and Drainage If you’d like to learn more about foundation damage and drainage, check out these great articles from around the internet. When you’re ready for foundation repair and drainage correction, contact Structured Foundation Repairs, ...
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Repairing Foundation Damage Links

The Elements and the Foundation of Your Home

Common Question About Foundation Problems Everyone knows the weather in Texas can be unpredictable, but what does that weather mean for your foundation? Learn more about how water and heat can affect the health of your home’s foundation. If you ...
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SFR Staff

Structured Foundation Repairs: Simple, Honest, Straightforward

Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. Services Since foundations are typically underground, most homeowners tend to overlook them. However, taking good care of your foundation is essential to the overall stability of your home. With this short video, you can learn all ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

Weather Extremes: How Torrential Rainfall and Prolonged Droughts Can Harm Your Foundation

You need a firm and secure foundation to support your Fort Worth home. That’s why repair-conscious homeowners do their best to protect their base from intense weather conditions. This overview of weather-related foundation damage reveals the risks that extreme climates ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

3 Tips for Prepping your Property’s Drainage For Fall Rain

In Texas, fall rain can be constant, which can cause excessive moisture buildup in the soil under and around your home's foundation. Due to summer drought followed by heavy fall rain, your home's foundation may undergo a large amount of ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

Foundation Failure Repaired the Wrong Way

An inch-wide crack can be a sign of significant foundation shifting. The home in this video is suffering from more than a natural shift. However, most of these foundation issues could have been avoided with a little foresight and professional ...
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Home Foundation Problems

See How Extreme Heat Has Damaged the Foundation of This Home

Learn About the Correlation Between Extreme Heat and Damaged Foundations In addition to making you uncomfortable, extreme heat can do significant damage to your home. Hot and dry weather can even cause your home’s foundation to shift and crack. In ...
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Crack Foundation Repair

Do Cracks in Foundation Mean Need Foundation Repair?

Home Owner's Guide for Crack Foundation Repair Your foundation is the base of your entire home, so even minor cases of foundation damage should be treated immediately. A quick response to these problems can help keep your foundation from losing ...
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Foundation Problems With Links

Be Knowledgeable About Foundation Repair with These Links

Importance of Foundation Repair on your Home These online resources help show just how important foundation repair can be for your home. Learn more about foundation repair in the DFW area by calling Structured Foundation Repair at 972-375-9965. Realtor.com discusses ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

Protecting Your Foundation During The Changing Season

Because water conservation is so important, many people use careful techniques to maintain their plants and landscapes. However, it's important to realize that your foundation may need a drink as well, as excessively dry soil can cause problems for your ...
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Repairing Foundation Damage Links

Visit the Resources Below to Learn More About Foundation Damage Prevention

Common Question About Foundation Problems After exploring these links, you can expand your foundation expertise even more by contacting a professional foundation repair service. Contact Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. online or at 972-375-9965 if you need to schedule a foundation ...
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Poor Construction lead Cracked Foundation

5 Construction Flaws Can Cause Foundation Damage

Common Question About Foundation Problems A new home is only as good as the foundation upon which the construction is built. Your new house needs a strong foundation in order to remain solid throughout the seasons and the years. You ...
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Home Foundation Problems

How Your Home’s Foundation Can Shift in Extreme Heat

Understand How Heat Can Put Your Home at Risk Extreme heat and extended droughts can cause the foundation of your home to shift. Droughts can cause trees to hoard water, changing the moisture content of the soil and causing foundation ...
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Home Foundation

Visit These Resources To Learn About Your Home’s Foundation

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Foundation Repair Fundamentals

Gutter Problems: Repair or Replace?

Factors That You Need to Consider on What Should You Do with Gutter Problem Gutters are a part of the home that many homeowners neglect, often unintentionally. To find out why it is important to clean and maintain your gutters, ...
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Expansive soil

The Problems Posed by Expansive Soils

Common Question About Foundation Problems When you make preparations to build a home, the soil on the property may be the last thing on your mind. However, considering the soil is very important to the structure and future stability of ...
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Beige and Stone House in the Fall

4 Repairs Your Home May Require Following Foundation Repair

4 Repairs Your Home May Require Foundation damage is a serious problem that can threaten your home’s structural integrity. If you notice signs of foundation heaving, settlement, or subsidence, you need to call a foundation repair professional immediately. After your ...
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sign of foundation failure

Warning Signs of Foundation Failure

Recognizing the Early Warning Signs of Foundation Failure Foundation failure can strike any home. In fact, if you live in one of the many regions that has expansive soil, your risk of experiencing some kind of foundation failure may be as ...
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Home Foundation Problems

How Does Drought Cause Foundation Problems?

Your home is not isolated from the world around it, and factors that affect the soil and vegetation of your yard can also cause damage to your foundation. Long-term drought causes many changes in the land, leading to settling and ...
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Exterior VS. Interior Signs Of a Foundation Problem

4 Common Reasons of Foundation Failure

Few Reasons Why Foundations Fail If a property is not properly prepared for a building or conditions change over time to make the property unsuitable for a building, foundation failure can occur. Here are a few reasons why foundations fail: ...
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HomeOwner's Guide

Expansive Soil and Your Foundation: A Homeowner’s Guide

A Homeowner's Guide : Expansive Soil and Your Foundation Expansive soil is one of your foundation’s worst enemies. Controlling this kind of soil is imperative if you want to prevent costly damage to your home’s structure. If you live in a region with ...
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Foundation Failure

Understanding Why Foundation Failure Happens

How Foundation Failure Can be Prevented, and how Repair Works Foundation failure is a common problem faced by homeowners. Any house is susceptible, no matter the age or location. Foundation repair can save your home when trouble strikes, but prevention ...
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Your Foundadtion Problem

Why Drought Leads to Home Foundation Problems

Drought can cause unfavorable conditions for homeowners. Although some movement over the lifetime of your home may be expected, drought can amplify this movement and cause foundation trouble that requires repair. The conditions brought about by a drought often cause ...
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Effects of Drought on Foundation

Mitigating the Effects of Drought on Your Foundation

Effects of Drought on Your Foundation Drought is hard on the land, and subsequently hard on your home’s foundation. Uneven settling of the soil can create cracks in your foundation that affect the look and integrity of your home. Taking ...
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Poor Construction lead Cracked Foundation

How Poor Household Construction can Lead to Cracked Foundation

Poor Construction can Lead to Cracked Foundation Your home and the foundation on which it sits are inextricably intertwined. The construction of your home can severely impact the solidity of your home’s foundation. If a home is constructed quickly, chances ...
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Preventing Foundation Problems with Proper Watering

Preventing Foundation Problems with Proper Watering

Foundation damage affects every aspect of your home, including the walls, floors, and plumbing. Proper foundation care includes regular watering of the ground around your home to prevent soil problems that can cause uneven settling and cracks. Even during a ...
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Signs of Sinking Home

Signs of a Sinking Home

Foundation troubles often occur gradually and may go unnoticed by an untrained eye. Learning the signs of a sinking home can help you recognize problems in time to schedule repairs and prevent more extensive damage. If you aren’t sure whether ...
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Foundation Heaving

Recognizing the Signs of Foundation Heaving

Signs that May be Occurring on Your Property: If your home were to be constructed today, your contractor would likely lay a wide-bottomed foundation to protect it from foundation heaving and other common problems. If your property was built several ...
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Foundation Drainage

Installing a Steel Pier on a Home

How to Install Steel Pier on your Home? Has your home’s foundation shifted since it was first built or since you moved in? If it has, you need to address the problem as soon as possible. To learn about one ...
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Repairing Foundation Damage Links

Learn More About Repairing Foundation Damage

Some Useful Links About Repairing Foundation Damage For more help on dealing with foundation damage and the aftermath, visit the websites below and call Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc at (972) 375-9965. After a foundation repair, if you want to fix ...
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House Settling

Reasons Why Houses Settle

Cause of Settling on your Foundation Have you ever suspected that an unidentified sound is actually your house settling? This could be exactly the case, as homes do indeed settle on their foundations over time. Settling can have many causes, ...
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Wet Basement Foundation Problems

Examining the Connection Between Wet Basements and Foundation Damage

How Damage to your Home’s Foundation can Lead to a Wet Basement You never want to walk down to your basement to find a pool of water on the floor. With a little knowledge and help from a foundation repair ...
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Contractors

Realtors Choose Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. for their Foundation Repair Referrals

The foundation is one of the home’s greatest assets. If you’re selling your home, a qualified foundation repair specialist can help you find and repair flaws in your foundation, enhancing your home’s resale value. When listing homes, realtors throughout the ...
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House Foundation Need

How Much Water Does your House Foundation Need?

The soil around your Texas home’s foundation requires a consistent amount of moisture to prevent contraction and expansion. Watering your foundation with a soaker hose or drip system will prevent cracking and other damage from occurring. When watering your foundation, ...
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Foundation Videos

Structured Foundation Repair : The Foundation Specialists!

Structured Foundation Repair : The Foundation Specialists! When you need your home’s or business’ foundation repaired, always hire a reputable foundation repair company that’s committed to getting the job done right. Not only should foundation experts provide the foundation repair ...
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HomeOwner's Guide

Purchasing a Home? What to Look for on Its Foundation

Ways to Ensure That Your New Home’s Foundation Is Safe Buying a home can be very exciting, especially if you are a first-time homeowner. However, before you close on what you think is your dream home, make sure the home’s ...
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Questions about foundation repair

Helpful Terminology Related to Home Foundation Repair

Learn Some Common Foundation Repair Terminology If you scheduled foundation repair for your home, it’s important to learn some common foundation repair terminology. Here is a basic overview of common repair vocabulary to help you stay in the loop during ...
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A Look at Common Causes of Foundation Problems

Preventing Foundation Problems

Preventing Foundation Problems Foundation problems can arise in homes of all ages and can be caused by many different factors. Identifying the potential causes of foundation problems as soon as possible can minimize settling and help to extend the life ...
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Slab

Signs That Your Slab Foundation is in Trouble

SIGNS THAT YOUR SLAB FOUNDATION IS IN TROUBLE Like any major investment, your home requires regular maintenance to maintain its value and avoid costly mistakes. Most homeowners think about major appliances and aesthetics when it comes to home maintenance, but ...
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Structured Foundation Repairs Homepage

Reasons to Water your Home Foundation

Main Reason Why You Have to Keep the Soil Moist Taking care of your home’s foundation is vitally important. And one of the best ways to do this is to water the foundation regularly, particularly when the weather is hot ...
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Foundation Repair Company

Foundation Repair: Understanding the Fine Print

Foundation Repair: Understanding the Fine Print When hiring a contractor of any kind, it’s important to know exactly which services will be performed, for how much, and for how long. Foundation repair is no exception, so remember to take a ...
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Itunes App: Rain Harvest

Check Out the Rain Harvest App to Estimate How Much Rain You Can Expect to Collect A little too much water may be a problem for your foundation. But given recent weather trends in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, homeowners are ...
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Understanding The Causes Of Household Foundation Problems

Different Types of Building Foundations

Common Question About Foundation Problems Residential, industrial, and commercial buildings all require strong foundations to help them stay stable and secure. However, depending on the type of building, its location, and construction goals and budgets, the building may be constructed ...
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Foundation Problems

Foundation: What Are Pilings?

Common Question About Foundation Problems Foundation repair strategies vary dramatically depending on the type of building, the soil condition, and the type of foundation your home, commercial, or industrial building utilizes. Of the many different foundation materials available, pilings are ...
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Foundation Videos

Terminating Those Pesky Termites!

Terminating Those Pesky Termites! Termites are a threat for which many homeowners are unprepared for. Unfortunately, termites can cause thousands of dollars in damage within a short period of time. Watch this video learn how to stop termite problems before ...
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Useful Links Structured Repair

Help Keep Your Home Safe from Damage

Help Keep Your Home Safe from Damage with These Resources If you’d like to learn more about foundation damage and drainage, check out these great articles and websites from the web. When you’re ready for expert foundation repair and drainage ...
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Foundation Videos

The Cost of Neglecting Foundation Repairs

The Cost of Neglecting Foundation Repairs A strong foundation is essential to the structural safety of any home or building. When problems surface, it’s important that you address them as soon as possible to prevent further foundation damage. This video ...
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Questions for Your Foundation Specialist

Tips to Avoid Foundation Problems

Avoid Foundation Problem with Tips from These Links Though there are many important aspects of your home, a solid foundation is perhaps the most important. Without a firm foundation, your home would be far more susceptible to weather damage. In ...
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Expert Foundation Repair Contractor

What to Look for When Hiring a Foundation Repair Contractor

Traits of an Expert Foundation Repair Contractor When your home needs foundation repairs, you want the absolute best people to do the job. This means that your foundation repair contractor should have the appropriate licensing and experience to get the job ...
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Expansive soil

How Soil Composition Can Affect Proneness to Foundation Failure

Soil : More Important than Foundation Though the foundation is an important part of your home’s structure, the soil beneath it is perhaps even more important. Different kinds of soil have different properties and tend to shift, crumble, or expand ...
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Useful Links Structured Repair

Enjoyed Reading Out Recent Blog Topics? Check Out These Other Great Resources

Enjoyed Reading Out Recent Blog Topics? Check Out These Other Great Resources Foundation repairs can be extremely difficult to do, depending on the severity of the damage. Here are some helpful online resources to help you understand what to expect ...
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Foundation Damage

Questions to Ask Your Foundation Specialist This Summer

The Right Foundation Repair Team for the Job As a homeowner, you’re probably very familiar with the costs of home maintenance. Since your home’s foundation is one of the most important parts of its structure, it can also be one ...
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TIPS FOR DETERMINING IF YOUR HOME HAS A HIDDEN WATER LEAK

What Can Happen to a Structure That Has Poor Drainage?

Effects on a Structure That Has Poor Drainage In nature, water can gradually wear away some of the hardest rocks and minerals in its path. The same rule applies to homes and buildings, but the effects can be much more costly ...
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Expansive soil

Expansive Soil: How Does It Cause Foundation Problems?

Common Question About Foundation Problems Buying a home is the greatest investment you’ll ever make, so it’s vital to make sure the structure is as stable and structurally sound as possible. Unfortunately for many Dallas-area residents, this isn’t as simple as inspecting ...
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Shifting Oil On Home Foundation

Shifting Soil and Its Impact on Your Home’s Foundation

Impact of Shifting Soil on Your Home's Foundation Your home’s foundation is surrounded by its biggest enemy—soil. Expanding and contracting soil, caused by swings in moisture level, can cause your foundation to crack, shift, and sink. Extreme weather conditions are ...
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chimey foundation Problems

3 Signs of Chimney is Being Affected by Foundation Problems

Sign of Chimney is Being Damaged by Foundation Problems A chimney can lend classic charm and curb appeal to a home. Like other parts of your home, however, it is susceptible to damage from foundation problems. Here are some signs that ...
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Concrete Pilings

Steel Pressed vs. Concrete Pressed Pilings for Foundation Repair

Two of The Most Popular Strategies For Foundation Repair There are several methods for foundation repair available to North Texas homeowners and residents. Two of the most popular strategies for foundation repair are the use of steel and concrete pressed ...
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The Importance of a Strong, Stable Foundation

The Importance of a Strong, Stable Foundation If the floor in your living room was deemed unstable and unsafe to walk on, then you probably wouldn’t think twice about having it repaired and reinforced. But would you make the same ...
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Foundation Videos

Protecting Your Foundation with Proper Lawn Grade

Helpful Tips on Keeping Your Foundation in Great Shape A well-built foundation may last for decades, but excess groundwater can cripple even the most structurally sound homes. Preventing excess water from entering your home’s foundation is extremely important to avoiding ...
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Surface Drains and French Drains

A Look at Installing French Drains

How French Drains Prevents Long-Term Structural Problems A French drain is one of the most effective options for channeling water away from the foundation and prevent long-term structural problems. This video provides a brief description of how French drains work. French drains ...
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Foundation Heaving

Ways to Protect Your Home’s Foundation

Common Question About Foundation Problems During the summer time, the composition of the clay soil around your home changes drastically. While building on clay is completely safe, proper precautions need to be met to ensure your home’s foundation is not ...
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Exterior VS. Interior Signs Of a Foundation Problem

Foundation Repair Company in Dallas

Signs of a House with Foundation Problems and How to Deal With Them Majority homeowners have been frustrated with the foundations of their homes at some point in their life. Cracks in the foundation are not only unsightly, but they ...
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Why Test Your Plumbing After a Foundation Repair?

How Foundation Repair Affects your Plumbing System Foundation repair can dramatically improve a home’s look and functionality; with a level foundation, doors and windows will open more freely, floors will be free from buckling, and no new cracks will form in ...
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Repairing Foundation Damage Links

More Great Info from Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc!

Learn More from Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. If you’d like to learn more about foundation repair and maintenance, then take a look at these helpful websites and articles. Contact the foundation repair and drainage correction professionals at Structured Foundation Repairs ...
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Preventing Foundation Problems with Proper Watering

Structured Foundation Controlled Watering Program

What is the Goal of a Watering Program It’s summertime in Texas, which means it's time to start watering that foundation! During persistent hot, dry weather, it may be necessary to water your foundation as much as once a day ...
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French Drain

Benefits of French Drains

French Drains a Simple Solution to your Drainage Problems Ground water traveling under your foundation can lead to a number of long-term issues. If you’re experiencing basement flooding, foundation damage, or rainwater drainage issues, then drainage correction may be the ...
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Proper Foundation Drainage

All About Surface Drainage Systems

How To Optimize Your Surface Drainage Systems If water is collecting in your lawn or yard, then consider drainage correction and drain installation for your property. Water that stands near you foundation after a rain can lead to foundation problems for ...
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Concrete Pilings

What Are Concrete Pilings?

What Are Concrete Pilings? Foundation construction and repair involves the use of a number of different materials and tools. One of the most effective foundational support tools are piles. Piles come in a number of different shapes and sizes, but ...
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Prevent Foundation Damage

Help Prevent Foundation Damage by Exploring These Sites

Help Prevent Foundation Damage by Exploring These Sites Read the articles below to learn how French drains can protect your foundation and also gain some important tips for managing moisture in your basement. Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. can give you ...
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Foundation Videos

Recognizing Initial Signs of a Sinking Home

Indication of a Sinking Home There are many ways to tell if a foundation is failing. One of the most obvious to spot, however, is if a home is sinking. This problem typically occurs when the soil around the home ...
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Expert Foundation Repair Contractor

Best Foundation Repair Service

Foundation Repair Service: Signs You Need Repair and Foundation Overhaul Methods The structural integrity of your home is determined by the strength of its foundation. The basement supports everything else in the structure, so a damaged foundation can cause grave ...
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Foundation Repairs with These Resources

Find Out More About Foundation Repairs with These Resources

Foundation Repair Services in the DFW Area Repairing a foundation is not a simple undertaking. Learn more about the various aspects of foundation repair with the following resources. For foundation repair services in the DFW area, contact Structured Foundation Repairs, ...
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Foundation Videos

Different Types of Home Foundations

Types of Foundation Layers Every home has one thing common: They all rely on a secure foundation to support the weight of the structure all of its contents. There are common types of foundation layers used to provide adequate support, ...
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Slab Grade Foundation

Foundation Terminology: Slab-On-Grade

Slab-on-grade Foundations Slab-on-grade foundations consist of a thick layer of reinforced concrete that rests directly on top of the soil. These types of foundations are usually used in warmer climates where the ground does not regularly freeze. These foundations are relatively ...
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The Role Soil Moisture Plays in Protecting Hardscapes and Foundations

The Role Soil Moisture Plays in Protecting Hardscapes and Foundations from Expansive Soil Damage

Protecting Hardscapes and Foundations from Expansive Soil Damage Expansive soil damage is one of the leading causes of structural damage in the nation, causing over 13 billion dollars of damage annually. Expansive soil is a general term used to describe ...
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Gutter Protection

How Gutters Help Protect Your Home’s Foundation in the Rainy Season

Prevent Long-term Foundation Damage With Gutters Imagine your home is on a flat sheet of paper. Now imagine the paper folding only a few degrees and consider the damage to your walls, plumbing, and electrical lines. You now have an ...
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A Look at Common Causes of Foundation Problems

A Look at Common Causes of Foundation Problems

2 Common Causes of Foundation Problems Foundation issues can be the underlying cause of inconveniences like creaky doors and sticking windows.  They can also lead to more serious structural issues. While most foundation problems can be repaired, it helps to have ...
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How are Piers Installed During Foundation Repairs

How Are Piers Installed During Foundation Repair?

Steps on How Piers are Installed In the Dallas/Fort Worth area, concrete pressed pilings are the most widely used method of foundation repairs for slab foundations. In fact, this type of pier was specifically designed for the expansive clay soils that ...
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Surface Drains and French Drains

Knowing the Difference Between Surface Drains and French Drains

Surface Drains and French Drains Purposes When dealing with excess moisture in the ground it is important to know the difference between a Surface drain and a French drain as they serve two very different purposes. Why Would I Need ...
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Foundation Videos

Finding Rotten Sill Plate

Finding Rotten Sill Plate During our evaluations of Pier & Beam houses we crawl the understructure to determine if there is any rotten wood that needs to be replaced.  Watch this video to see Structural Analyst, Billy Tatum, find rotten ...
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Closing Pitfalls

Foundation Repairs: How to Avoid Closing Pitfalls [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether you are a real estate agent, an individual selling your home, or a potential homebuyer, you are sure to want your real estate closing to go as smoothly as possible. One issue that commonly causes delays in real estate ...
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Plumbing

Why Is It Important To Fix My Plumbing Leak?

Importance of Fixing Plumbing Lines Discovering a plumbing leak is a good thing. No, it is not a good thing that some problem in the plumbing lines isn't keeping water in the pipes. The good thing is the discovery. Not ...
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3 Tips For Evaluating The Severity Of Cracks In Walls, Foundations, And Basement Floors

Foundation Repair Company in Garland, TX

The Signs That You Need A Foundation Repair Company in Garland, TX Do you think you need a qualified foundation repair company in Garland, TX? Here are the signs to look for: - Doors/windows difficult to close - Exterior bricks ...
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A Crack in Your House

Can Moisture Under My Pier & Beam Damage The Foundation?

Preventing the Moisture When you own a home or other structure, you obviously want to preserve the structural integrity of the building. One of the most important things you can do is take care of the foundation. If it becomes ...
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Structured Foundation Repairs

10 Warning Signs of Foundation Problems

Warning Signs of Foundation You Should Know About The signs of foundation problems can be insidious, for they can mimic conditions that are benign. For instance, do brick cracks or that little crack in the basement wall add up to ...
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Expert Foundation Repair Contractor

Foundation Repair Company in Dallas, TX

Foundation Repair Company in Dallas, TX It is important to contact a foundation repair company in Dallas, TX at the first sign of a problem. Your foundation is what keeps your home together, so it is important to make sure ...
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Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc.

Announcing the New Website for Structured Foundation Repairs

Structured Foundation Repairs - Announcing the New Website Structured Foundation Repairs Is Taking The Next Step The Structured Foundation Repairs family has been serving the Euless area for many years, and comes highly recommended-having even won the Angie’s List Super Service ...
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2016 Angie's List Super Service Award

Angie’s List Super Service Award

Structured Foundation Repairs 2016 Award ...
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Hiring a Contractor

Factors To Consider When Hiring a Contractor

HIRING A CONTRACTOR The state of your foundation affects your entire home, so you need to be confident that you are working with skilled, capable professionals whenever you need repairs. If you need to hire a contractor to perform foundation ...
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STRUCTURED FOUNDATION REPAIRS, INC.

What Sets Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. Apart From The Competition?

Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. When you work with Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc., you can always count on receiving thorough and professional service from our foundation repair experts. With competitive pricing, free evaluations, and a full office staff to meet your ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Helicopter Egg Drop

Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. and 94.9 KLTY Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. and 94.9 KLTY are proud to present this year's Easter Egg Hunt & Helicopter Egg Drop on Saturday, March 28th! Bring your camera and your Easter basket to Compass ...
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Foundation Problem

Common Causes of Foundation Problems

The Source of A Problem With A Slab Foundation Most of the time, the source of a problem with a slab foundation can be traced to soil conditions around the home. If the soil around your foundation does not have ...
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A Guide to Drainage Correction

A Guide To Drainage Correction

Drainage Correction Every home site needs proper drainage. If your site doesn't have adequate drainage, it can result in over-accumulation of water close to your foundation. This can put continual pressure on your foundation, and eventually cause it to heave, ...
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2014 Super Service Award

Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award Reflects Company's Consistently High Level of Customer Service Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. has earned the service industry's coveted Angie's List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer ...
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Home Insurance

Will Your Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Your Foundation Repairs?

Homeowner's Insurance When your home has been in need of repairs or has damages, it's easy to assume that your homeowner's insurance will cover all necessary repairs. When it comes to foundation problems, however, this is rarely the case. Here ...
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Foundation Problems

Foundation Problems and the Drought

Foundation Problems Foundation problems have always been a part of homeownership here in North Texas. The saying has always been "when you have foundation problems" not "if you have foundation problems". With the drought of the last few years and ...
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Foundation Videos

Get Expert Advice About Your Foundation from Our Owner and President

Owner and President Tom Kidd from Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc Texas’s dry soil means that its home foundations are notoriously vulnerable to instability. In this video, Structured Foundation Repairs owner and president Tom Kidd explains how homeowners can help to prevent foundation ...
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Spotlight on the Technidea Ziplevel

Spotlight on the Technidea Ziplevel

The Revolutionary Technidea Ziplevel State-of-the-art Level The Technidea Ziplevel offers revolutionary measuring abilities for foundation repair estimates. This state-of-the-art level uses high precision altimeter technology to determine the exact level and elevation of a home. No matter what challenges the ...
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Rep of Your Foundation Repair Contractor

Rating the Rep of your Foundation Repair Contractor

Finding The Right Foundation Repair Specialist is Crucial A strong foundation is absolutely essential to the long-term survival of your home. At the first sign of foundation issues, finding a fast fix is crucial. However, even more important than acting ...
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SFR Staff

Structured Foundation Repairs Team

Meet the Foundation Repair Specialists Team! From Left to Right: Roxanne – Post Production Sara Nicholson – Office Manager Driving: Heidi Morrison – Operations Manager Top Left to Right: Janice  – Pre Production Jane  – Quality Control Coordinator Melissa  – Receptionist/Customer Service Mitzi  – Evaluation Scheduler Audrea  – Evaluation Scheduler Bottom Left to Right: ...
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Understanding the Estimate Process

Understanding the Estimate Process

Foundation Evaluations and Recommended Repairs are Opinion Based When you are concerned that your home may need foundation work, your repair process will start with a comprehensive analysis. At Structured Foundation Repairs, we offer free evaluations for all of our clients ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

Your Guide To Pier And Beam Foundation Repairs

Your Guide To Pier And Beam Foundation Repairs There are two base types of pier & beam foundations. Those with a concrete grade beam around the perimeter and those without. With a Concrete Perimeter Beam If a home has a ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

Foundation Repair And Your Home Plumbing

When a Slab Foundation Settles, the Plumping Can be Damaged Anytime your home’s foundation settles or shifts, it can place stress on systems throughout your home. When a slab foundation settles, the plumping can be damaged. Plumping can also be ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

Spotlight On Our Memberships And Affiliations

Spotlight On Our Memberships And Affiliations Here at Structured Foundation Repairs, we believe in maintaining an active role in the community and in conducting business ethically and professionally. Our team constantly strives to educate residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

What Is The Good Contractors List?

WHAT IS THE GOOD CONTRACTORS LIST? A lot of business directories open the door to every potential client and see how many stick around or make the cut. This means that most directories have no real liability, since they get ...
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The Basic of your Home Foundation

The Basic of Your Home Foundation

THE BASICS OF YOUR HOME'S FOUNDATION As a homeowner you may pride yourself on knowing everything about your house, but have you considered what’s right under your feet? Foundations are designed to last the life of the home, but over ...
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Easter Egg Hunt

How To Prevent Common Foundation Problems

HOW TO PREVENT COMMON FOUNDATION PROBLEMS Many people think that foundation problems only afflict much older homes. While time does play a role, foundation can fail for a number of reasons, and they can fail beneath new homes as well ...
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Angies list

Structured Foundation Repairs, INC. Earns Esteemed 2013 Angies List Super Service Award

STRUCTURED FOUNDATION REPAIRS, INC. EARNS ESTEEMED 2013 ANGIE'S LIST SUPER SERVICE AWARD Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year ...
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homebuilding

Get Homebuilding Tips With This App

GET HOMEBUILDING TIPS WITH THIS APP A home is your most valuable investment, so understandably many homeowners are reluctant to commit to major renovations. If you’re bored with your home, consider this app for iOS devices for some home renovation ...
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Cracked Foundation

When Does Cracked Foundation Indicate A More Serious Problem?

Foundations Cracks Many homes have foundations cracks. In many cases, these cracks are just a sign of ordinary wear and tear on the foundation. But in some instances, foundation cracks can be a cause of alarm. Keep on reading below ...
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Foundation Problems

Signs Your Home Foundation Is Bad

Foundation Problems Foundation problems can threaten the value and safety of your home. Up to 60% of homes that reside on expansive clay soils suffer foundation damage, particularly during a drought. Recognizing the signs that your foundation is in trouble ...
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Drought

The Effects of Drought in Texas

Drought in Texas This year, drought conditions are entering their third year of affecting the Texas landscape. Drought affects many far-reaching changes in the environment, and these changes are being felt throughout the state. This video explains that much of ...
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Drought

Drought Quick Facts

Drought Quick Facts Drought causes the soil around your home to pull away from your foundation, putting your home’s structure at risk. Homes built on clay soil are at the highest risk because this type of soil expands and contracts ...
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Foundation Failure

Top Reasons Foundations Fail

Foundation Failure Foundation failure puts your home and your family at risk. A home’s foundation may fail for many reasons, ranging from improper construction to weather conditions that affect your soil. If your foundation is failing, Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc ...
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TIPS FOR DETERMINING IF YOUR HOME HAS A HIDDEN WATER LEAK

A Look At Your Drainage System Options

Types of Drainage Systems Home foundations often fail because of poor water drainage. Either water pools around the house, or the soil near the foundation gets waterlogged. Since these issues can eventually cause severe foundation damage, it’s important for homeowners to ...
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Sell A House

Can You Sell A House With Foundation Problems?

Can You Sell A House With Foundation Problems? Foundation problems and structural damage may require extensive repairs. As a homeowner, you may prefer to sell your home rather than invest in repairing the foundation, especially if you do not plan ...
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Structured Foundation Repairs Homepage

Identify A Serious Issue In Your House Foundation

Identify A Serious Issue In Your House Foundation Although your home’s foundation lies hidden beneath the ground, visible signs of foundation damage can help you identify the need for foundation repair. Check the inside and outside of your home regularly for ...
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Foundation Drainage

Tips on Foundation Drainage

Keeping Foundation in Excellent Shape The key to keeping a foundation in excellent shape is maintaining even soil moisture. However, many residences have poor drainage systems which can lead to water collecting on the outside of the house, making the ...
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Common Questions About Household Foundation Problems

Common Questions About Household Foundation Problems Foundation problems can leave you feeling like you don’t have the answers you need. If you have a home foundation problem, informing yourself of your options can help you make the right decision when ...
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Foundation Problem

Signs of a Foundation Problem in Your Texas Home

Foundation Problem Have you heard your house making noises or noticed your doors sticking? If so, there’s a possibility that your home’s foundation may be failing, which is caused by soil expanding and contracting around the building. Here are a ...
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Foundation Videos

See What Can Happen If Your Foundation Fails

Effect on your Foundation Fails Your home’s foundation is an integral part of its structure. Flooding, soil expansion, and questing tree roots can damage your foundation and put your entire home at risk. This video shows what happens when a ...
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Home Inspection concepts

Warning Signs that Your House is Sinking

Sinking Home Of all the issues that can result from foundation problem, a sinking home is one of the worst. We’ve listed some information about the warning signs that your house is sinking below. If you have seen any of ...
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Exterior VS. Interior Signs Of a Foundation Problem

Exterior VS. Interior Signs Of a Foundation Problem

Exterior VS. Interior Signs Of a Foundation Problem Signs that your home has a foundation problem may manifest indoors and outdoors. Recognizing these signs and calling in a professional to repair your foundation can save your home from further damage. Indoor ...
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Understanding The Causes Of Household Foundation Problems

Understanding the Causes of Household Foundation Problems

Home Foundation Hazards List Your home’s foundation can be subject to a number of hazards. Soil conditions can be affected by weather or even the pre-construction process of your home. If you spot trouble with your home’s foundation, contact Structured ...
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Foundation Videos

How Summer Temperatures Can Affect Home Foundations

Temperatures Can Affect Home Foundations The summer months can be rough on home foundations. Because of excessive heat and little rainfall, the soil around the foundations begins to contract. Eventually, this causes the foundation to lose stability and start failing, ...
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A Guide to Drainage Correction

Determining When A Foundation Crack is Serious

A Cracks in Your House When foundations start to fail, cracks form on ceilings, walls, and floors. Consequently, people often get nervous when they see a crack somewhere in their house, fearing the worst. However, not all cracks are serious ...
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Foundation Videos

How Foundational Problems Can Affect the Value of Your Home

Can Affect the Value of Your Home Foundation problems can be devastating, causing a significant amount of damage to a home. In addition to being a safety hazard, however, a house that has serious foundation trouble can also lose its ...
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house

A Guide to Maintaining Your House Foundation

A Guide to Maintaining Your House Foundation The foundation is one of the most important structural components of your home. As a result, you should learn how to properly take care of it. By doing so, you will not only ...
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A Guide to Drainage Correction

Causes of Foundation Damage: Vegetation

Foundation Damage Foundation damage can occur in a multitude of ways. As many homeowners are aware, trees and vegetation have the potential to damage your home’s foundation. However, this damage is not caused by roots growing into your home’s foundation ...
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Foundation Videos

Ensuring Your Home’s Foundation is in Good Repair

Home's Foundation is in Good Repair As the name suggests, your foundation is the secret to your home’s structural strength. When your foundation is damaged due to water exposure, for example, it can have devastating effects for you home. In ...
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Foundation Videos

Ground Gutters Help Channel Water Away From Your Home

Top Help Channel Water Away From Your Home While virtually every homeowner understands the importance of a proper roof drainage system, ground gutters are much less common. However, this is not to say that ground gutters are less important when it ...
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french drains

Preventing Foundation Problems in Expansive Clay Soil Environments

Problems in Expansive Clay Soil Environments Unfortunately predicting the behavior and movement of soil can be difficult. While contractors and builders would like soil to be predictable and stable, the fact of the matter is that soil can, depending on ...
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Slab Grade Foundation

Foundation Terminology: “Slab on Grade” and “Pier and Beam”

Two Main Type of Foundation There are two main types of foundations: slab-on-grade and pier-and-beam. With slab-on-grade foundations, reinforced concrete is poured on top of the soil to create a foundation. Some homeowners prefer this kind of foundation because it ...
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Foundation Videos

Pier and Beam VS. Slab Foundations

Learn About the Advantages of Pier-and-Beam Foundations Which foundation is a better choice, pier-and-beam or slab? Although slab foundations work well and tend to be less expensive at the point of installation, pier-and-beam foundations offer significant benefits. Not only do ...
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Irrigation Damage

Causes of Foundation Irrigation Damage

Effective Ways to Improve your Home’s Irrigation The water content of the soil underneath your home and the health of your home’s foundation are closely tied together. If your home rests on expansive soil, moisture will cause the soil to ...
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The Vital Role of Water Drainage in Protecting Your Home

What Happens When Your Home Lacks Proper Drainage? Water damage is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Over time, even small amounts of moisture can cause serious structural problems and lead to mold growth, which can pose a health hazard to you ...
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Gutters

The Dos And Don’ts Of Proper Residential Drainage

The Dos And Don'ts Of Proper Residential Drainage When it comes to residential drainage systems, proper design is critical. Even if you have the latest equipment, your drainage system will do little to protect your home without the right approach ...
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Effects of Drought on Foundation

Roof Gutter Alternatives, Roof Drainage System

Alternatives Roof Drainage System Even with a roof drainage system, chances are that plenty of water will still reach the soil around your foundation. For example, water might drain towards your home from a neighbor’s yard. Alternatively, a rainstorm just ...
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CLICK THESE LINKS TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT DEALING WITH WET BASEMENTS

Click These Links To Find Out More About Dealing With Wet Basements

Helpful  Links About Dealing With Wet Basements Wet basements and foundation problems go hand in hand. To learn more about identifying these problems, and how to correct them once you do, look to the following resources. For drainage correction and foundation repair ...
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3 Tips For Evaluating The Severity Of Cracks In Walls, Foundations, And Basement Floors

3 Tips For Evaluating The Severity Of Cracks In Walls, Foundations, And Basement Floors

Evaluating The Severity Of Cracks In Walls, Foundations, And Basement Floors Most concrete home foundations have cracks. The challenge is distinguishing between harmless cracks and those that point to a serious problem in a home’s foundation. If you’re concerned about ...
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Knowledge About Home Foundation Problem

Knowledge About Home Foundation Problem

Knowledge About Home Foundation Problem Arm yourself with knowledge about foundation problems and spot issues early on with the help of these links. If you notice that your North Texas home has signs of foundation issues, don’t hesitate to give ...
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3 Temporary Home Repairs That Wont Solve Your Underlying Foundations Problems

3 Temporary Home Repairs That Wont Solve Your Underlying Foundations Problems

Temporary Home Repairs That Wont Solve Your Foundations Problems It can be tempting to fill foundation cracks on the exterior of your home or install a new door frame and think that the problem is fixed. However, it’s important to ...
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Foundation Damage Prevent For New Home Construction

Foundation Damage Prevent For New Home Construction

Prevent Foundation Damage For New Home Construction When building a new home, using the proper techniques is vital to avoiding future foundation problems. Certain measures must be implemented, including lot grading and comprehensive drainage. Consulting with a foundation repair specialist and ...
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2012 Structured Foundation Award

Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. Earns Esteemed 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. Earns Esteemed 2012 Angie's List Super Service Award Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review ...
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Foundation Videos

Improving Grading and Drainage for A Healthy Home

Improving Grading and Drainage for A Healthy Home Moisture buildup in your home can damage your foundation and promote mildew and mold growth. Unfortunately, many homes suffer water damage due to improper design. A properly designed drainage system directs the ...
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Soil

3 Signs That Your Foundation is Sitting on Uneven Soil

Uneven Soil Beneath Your Foundation When your home or commercial building was originally constructed, the builders should have compressed the soil beneath the foundation to provide a stable, shift-resistant base for the structure. No matter how meticulous the builders were, ...
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Foundation Videos

Identifying Structural Problems From Soil And Poor Construction

Problems From Soil And Poor Construction Expansive soil can cause the concrete of a home’s foundation to settle improperly, putting stress on the slab and potentially resulting in visible cracks. Inadequate grading can also cause home issues by allowing water ...
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Structured Foundation Repairs Homepage

What To Expect Before, During, and After A Home Foundation Repair

Foundation repair is an involved process that requires your contractor to dig around part of your home. In order to access the portions of your foundation that need care, extensive digging may be necessary. A quality repair specialist, though, will ...
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Disaster

Disaster Can Result From Postponing Foundation Repairs

Avoid Delays, Avoid Foundation Problems Some foundation damage occurs over a long period of time and doesn’t necessarily present an immediate risk to your home. However, postponing repairs only allows damage to become worse and can result in catastrophic failure ...
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Tom Kidd

Structured Foundation Q&A: Tom Kidd, Owner

Buyers Agent: Tom Kidd, can you tell us why we would even consider encouraging our clients to buy a house that needs foundation repairs or may already have had the repairs done opposed to be the one house on the block ...
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Foundation Repairs with These Resources

Help Protect Against Foundation Problems With These Links

When you think about the steps needed to care for your home, don’t forget about your foundation. Visit these links to get tips on taking the proper steps to help protect against foundation problems. If you are in need of ...
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Foundation Videos

Tips For Determining If Your Home Has a Hidden Water Leak

Home Has a Hidden Water Leak Water conservation starts at home. Numerous repairs around the home can actually reduce the risk of a costly and wasteful leak. This ConserveH20 video provides information to help homeowners to stop leaks in their home’s ...
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STRUCTURED FOUNDATION REPAIRS CAN HELP WITH YOUR FOUNDATION PROBLEMS

Structured Foundations Repairs Can Help With Your Foundation Problems

Keep your Foundation in Good Condition, Contact Structured Foundations Repairs, Inc. Foundations can be damaged by many different factors. Drainage is an important factor in keeping your foundation in good condition, as is choosing a quality foundation repair contractor. Learn more ...
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Soil

Understanding the Relationship Between Soil and Building A Foundation

The Relationship Between Soil and Building A Foundation Most homeowners are chiefly concerned with the way their homes look on the inside and outside, and tend not to think much about the soil on which their homes are built. In ...
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A Look at Common Causes of Foundation Problems

Learn More About How Foundation Damage Happens

 How Foundation Damage Happens Though there are many important aspects of your home, a solid foundation is perhaps the most important. Without a firm foundation, your home would be far more susceptible to weather damage. In order to make sure that ...
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STRUCTURED FOUNDATION REPAIRS CAN HELP WITH YOUR FOUNDATION PROBLEMS

Tips For Maintaining Your Foundation After Repairs

A Company with the Skills to Set Your Property Right Again A home with a failing foundation is cause for serious concern. Luckily, Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. has the skill and experience necessary to set your property right again. However, ...
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French Drain

How French Drains Work

How French Drains Work Though you may be proud of your yard, there are probably some areas that handle water better than others. For example, an area that is mostly in the shade might accumulate more water due to the ...
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Foundation Videos

The Importance of Proper Drainage for Your Home

Proper Drainage for Your  Home Though you probably don’t think about your home’s foundation very often, it’s an incredibly important part of your property. In order to ensure that it stays in good shape, you need to have proper drainage ...
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Termite Damage to home foundation

How Termites Can Wreak Havoc on Your Home’s Foundation

 Termite Potential Threats Termites can cause extensive home damage in a short amount of time. Explore potential termite threats to your foundation to ensure you remain on your guard against infestations. Foundations at Risk Termites are dedicated and crafty when ...
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Homeowner's insurance

A Guide to Homeowner’s Insurance and Foundation Repair Coverage

Standard Homeowner Insurance Policies Almost all standard homeowner insurance policies provide many of the same protections. Learning which home sections are and are not typically protected under an insurance policy is the responsibility of any frugal homeowner. Standard Policy Features ...
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Foundation Videos

Don’t Let this Happen to You

Importance of Identifying a Problem Correctly Before Purchasing Repairs EnergyCircleTV shows homeowners a great example of how one small problem can impact various other sections of the house if left un-repaired. Viewers also learn the importance of identifying a problem ...
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Foundation Damage

Watch Out for These Signs of Foundation Damage!

Signs of Foundation Damage The integrity of your entire household is supported by a firm foundation. If your home’s foundation was poorly built or becomes compromised in some way, there could be serious consequences for your entire house. Catching foundation ...
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Foundation Videos

How To Use Downspout Extenders to Protect Your Foundation

Video on How to Use Downspout Extenders Well-placed downspouts are essential to proper drainage around your home. But in some cases, normal downspouts will not divert water far enough away from your home’s perimeter and can contribute to foundation damage and ...
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Drought

How Recent Droughts May Affect Your Home’s Foundation

How Droughts Affect Buildings Though mild Texas weather usually leaves residents with few complaints, recent months have changed that—Texas has been experiencing severe drought conditions for most of this year. The severe lack of rain has caused a number of ...
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Slab Grade Foundation

Slab Foundations: Common Problems

3 Things You Should Know About Slab Foundations Slab foundations are extremely common throughout Texas because they are they are cost effective and ideally designed for the state’s soil composition. However, these foundations are not without their disadvantages. Many common ...
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Prevent Foundation Damage

Structured Foundation Repairs Brings you More Info!

More Info From Structured Foundation Repairs Here are a few helpful online resources about foundation repair, famous foundation failures, and the consequences of failed foundations. Contact Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. to learn more about foundation repair services in North Texas—call ...
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Extreme example of foundation failure

Extreme Example of Foundation Failure

Three Spectacular Examples of Foundation Failures Though foundation damage is fairly common in homes and buildings in North Texas, rarely does it ever gain national or international attention. However, there are many cases of extreme foundation failures that warrant some ...
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Foundation Videos

How to Prevent Foundation Damage to your Home

Prevent Foundation Damage One of the most important ways to prevent water from damaging your home’s foundation is with proper land grading around the base of your home. Check out this video to learn just how easy adjusting the slope ...
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Drought

Drought Causes Havoc with Texas Foundations

Dos and Don'ts of Foundation Maintenance Forty plus days over 100 degrees with little or no rain is causing havoc with foundations across Texas. The predominant soil type in Texas is clay. Clay, an expansive soil, swells or shrinks depending ...
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Want to Learn More About our Recent Blog Topics? Check Out More Great Resources from Around the Web!

More Great Resources from Around the Web For more information on identifying problems with your foundation and foundation repair services, check out these helpful online resources. Call Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. at (972) 375-9965 for more answers to your foundation ...
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A Look at Common Causes of Foundation Problems

Facts About Steel Pressed Pilings

3 Facts About Steel Pressed Pilings Pilings come in a few different materials and shapes, and can be installed under foundations in different ways as well. While concrete pilings are most common, steel pilings are also used regularly in both ...
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