Landscaping and Your Foundation

Landscaping and Your Foundation

Did you know that the type of plants and trees you choose to landscape your property with can impact your foundation? It’s true. And, let’s face it, you always want to avoid foundation damage if possible. It’s a lot easier to choose (or replace) existing plants,...
Stilt Home Foundation Q&A

Stilt Home Foundation Q&A

Florida living involves being near water! And living in Tampa Bay means you are surrounded by every type of water – from the Gulf of Mexico, to Tampa Bay, to numerous lakes, rivers and canals. Oh, and did we mention wet weather? Tampa Bay is also home to...
Your Uneven Foundation

Your Uneven Foundation

Is your foundation uneven? Not sure? An uneven foundation can lead to serious issues down the road. In Florida, ground settling is a common occurrence. It may be the result of standing water during our rainy or hurricane season, or even the result of the beginning of...
Uh Oh! Foundation Problem Signs

Uh Oh! Foundation Problem Signs

A major part of being an owner of a home or building is knowing the warning signs of potential issues, especially foundation issues. The foundation is the stable base of the building that supports the entire structure. Structural integrity depends on a secure...
Structural Damage – Creeping Warning Signs

Structural Damage – Creeping Warning Signs

You’ve heard people talk about hearing creaks or noises in their building and how it’s probably “just the building settling.” Well, that’s most likely true, but it’s not something to ignore! The act of settling puts pressure on the building and little by little, signs...
Historical Home Foundations

Historical Home Foundations

Historical homes, also referred to as Vintage, have good bones! They are full of character, are uniquely styled, and always full of charm. On the downside, they can show the signs of aging. Especially in the foundations. In fact, the mere mention of foundation repair...