Expert Tips

Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes When Landscaping Around Your House’s Foundation

Are you wondering how you should be landscaping around your house’s foundation? If so, don’t click that back button because you’ve landed on the right page. In this article, we’re going to go over the 6 mistakes homeowners commonly make when landscaping around their house’s foundation. Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes When Landscaping Around a … Continued

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Should I Buy a House With a Foundation Repair History?

If you’re searching for “should I buy a house with foundation repair,” you’ve landed on the right page. Buying a house with a foundation repair can make some people a bit nervous, which is understandable. However, a past foundation repair doesn’t mean you should automatically walk away from the home. Sometimes it’s even a plus. … Continued

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What Is A Pier Foundation?  

Wondering what is a pier foundation? If so, you’ve landed on the right page. This article is going to get you up to speed. You’ll learn the definition of a pier foundation, why you might want this type of foundation, the downsides of a pier foundation, common problems associated with pier foundations, and possible repair … Continued

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What Is Underpinning A Foundation And When Is It Necessary?

Searching for information about underpinning a foundation? If so, you’ve landed on the right page! In this article, we’re going to talk about what underpinning is, when it’s used, methods, what causes foundation problems, and things you can do to prevent trouble with your home’s foundation. What is underpinning a foundation? Underpinning a foundation stabilizes … Continued

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Is It Safe To Live In A House With Foundation Problems? 

Is it safe to live in a house with foundation problems? Probably. However, that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea. This is because foundation problems worsen over time, which means you’ll pay more for the repair if you wait. Houses with foundation problems usually aren’t in danger of collapse. Most houses become unsafe to live … Continued

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The Best Repair Methods for Sunken Concrete

Whether it’s on your sidewalk or your driveway, a sunken section of concrete can look unsightly and create a major tripping hazard. There are a number of ways to perform a sinking concrete repair. Here are the best ones we’ve found. Replacing or Repairing Concrete If you don’t want to bother with one of the … Continued

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Is the Summer Heat Messing with Your Foundation?

The hottest, driest, pretty much worst part of summer has officially arrived. The heat settling in and ticking away at triple digits here in Kansas City means a lot of things for your home.  It’s easy to be the most concerned about your lawn, but the truth is, brown grass isn’t as big of a … Continued

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Common Winter Foundation Problems: Sticking Doors

As the weather begins to cool down, you may notice a few problems cropping up around your home that you never see until winter. You may think it’s just the air or the temperature, but really it could be an underlying foundation issue. One instance of this is the occurrence of sticking doors and windows. … Continued

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Mold & Allergens in Kansas City, Overland Park, and Olathe

If you find that nasal allergies still bother you even after winter has already gone, you may have a mold allergy going on. Mold is, unfortunately, everywhere: it’s found in the leaves outdoors, it’s the prime reason for rotting wood, and it can grow indoors in the corners of damp basements, crawl spaces, and bathrooms. … Continued

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Mold, Dust Mites & Odors

Just because you have a basement waterproofing system, doesn’t mean your basement is completely dry and free of moisture. If your basement doesn’t look, feel, or smell dry, it’s probably not and this means mold, dust mites, and odors are most likely present. You could be unaware that your basement is damp and acting as … Continued

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