Block Basement Walls - or CMU walls - are concrete blocks, stacked together with mortar connecting the blocks. These walls are one of the most common types of building foundation walls in the southeast. Other common types are poured concrete walls, brick walls and stone/granite walls. This … [Read more...] about How to Repair A Basement Wall
Front Steps and Front Stoops are a common problem in the foundation repair world. Often the front stoops, stairs or porches are built directly on fill dirt (mostly uncompacted) right outside the footprint of the home. Over time these can settle as the soils consolidate. How do you fix settling … [Read more...] about Settling Front Steps and Leaning Front Stoops/Porches
One of the worst feelings is hear the heavy rain coming down on the roof and think "Oh crap - my basement". Many homeowners have either had water in their basement, have water seep into their basement or have high humidity issues. Many potential customers call our office with basement water issues … [Read more...] about Basement Waterproofing – Homeowner Guide
If you have a basement taking on water, first look to find your foundation drain. Second, see if they are free and clear. Third, check to see if they are lower than the interior slab of your basement. Foundation drain problems are a big reason why basements leak. This video shows a foundation … [Read more...] about Foundation Drain Problems – Foundation Worx Minute
Chances are you came across this page because you have a crack in your foundation and need to know what to do about it. The first thing I suggest is figure out IF you need to anything about it. Buyer Beware - there are companies out there that will try to sell you something if you call and say "I … [Read more...] about Cracked Foundation Repair
The top 5 foundation repair issues in the Atlanta area are: Bowing or Leaning Basement Walls Center Garage Column Settlement Leaning Chimneys Front Porches or Front Stoop Settlement Rear Corner of House Settlement The top 5 may change by city due to soil conditions and weather … [Read more...] about Top 5 Foundation Repair Problems and Solutions
If you have cracks in your garage floor or have noticed pooling of water in the middle of your floor - it may be due to a settling issue in your garage floor. This is a typical issue and often is nothing to worry about. In many cases the settlement has become a concern for a homeowner or potential … [Read more...] about Garage Floor Settlement
How much does a typical foundation repair cost? The short answer is - it depends. This seems like an easy way to get out of the question but it really does depend on the type of repair. Here is a list of some of the common foundation repairs in Atlanta and a range of typical costs. With any … [Read more...] about How much does foundation repair cost?