Foundation

4 Reasons Why Foundation Repair Can Become Challenging Milwaukee, WI

By |2020-06-10T13:33:24-05:00May 17th, 2020|Cracks, Foundation|

Did you spot a crack in your foundation wall? Repairing a foundation as soon as possible is the best approach to take. Foundation damage is only bound to get worse if ignored. Many homeowners try to look for ways to save money and avoid calling a professional repair contractor. The repairs then turn out to

How to Repair a Foundation: The Crack-Injection Method West Allis, WI

By |2020-02-26T14:31:13-06:00December 18th, 2019|Cracks, Foundation, Uncategorized|

When you start to see cracks in your foundation walls, you might be concerned that your whole house is at risk, and that you’re looking at major money to fix it. Those fears may be groundless on both counts. If you have a poured concrete foundation (the most common one in the Milwaukee area), you’d

Basement Underpinning: A Look into Strengthening a Foundation Milwaukee, WI

By |2020-02-26T14:31:32-06:00November 4th, 2019|Basement repair, Foundation|

The foundation of your house needs to be secure; it’s the basis for every other component of your home. Usually, you would be considering foundation repair when there are visible signs that your basement is damaged. However, if you are going to undertake renovations that involve adding a story (or more) to your home, you

Is My House Sinking or Settling? 4 Signs of House Settling Waukesha, WI

By |2020-02-26T14:33:12-06:00October 9th, 2019|Basement repair, Cracks, Excavation, Foundation|

A home’s foundation bears the weight of the entire home and must be in great shape to hold up for years in the often wet Milwaukee weather. While some home settling is normal, especially in the first three years of a home’s life, settling should cause little more than a few minor cosmetic problems. Of

3 Signs Your Basement Needs Waterproofing St. Francis, WI

By |2020-02-26T14:33:00-06:00September 28th, 2019|Foundation, Waterproofing|

Many homeowners believe that when their homes need foundation waterproofing it will be obvious, like a flooded basement. However, the situation with your foundation will already be dire by the time your basement is flooding. Recovering from a flooded basement is not only expensive but difficult as well. You not only have to deal with

What Steel Brace Wall Reinforcement Can Do For Your Basement

By |2020-02-26T14:33:55-06:00August 6th, 2019|Foundation, Wall rebuilds and repair, Wall Reinforcement|

Basement Wall Reinforcement Beams Steel brace wall reinforcement strategies can offer real help for homeowners who need practical basement wall repair services in Milwaukee and the surrounding communities. Foundations and basement walls can develop leaks or cracks (see video) as a result of dramatic temperature swings or flooding in our area. Working with

Could Your Basement Be Helping the Ice Dams on Your Roof?

By |2018-01-18T10:51:00-06:00November 7th, 2017|Foundation, Roof|

Does what occurs in one part of your home have an impact on what happens elsewhere? Although the idea may seem counter-intuitive, your building is a complete system, and everything rests on its foundation. Problems beneath the soil can eventually cause issues at higher levels. Here’s what you need to know about your Milwaukee foundation

Benefits of Urethane Injection for Basement Walls

By |2017-09-01T10:20:18-05:00September 1st, 2017|Cracks, Foundation, Urethane|

Drilling process: 4” on either side of the crack, at a 45 degree angle, ensuring penetration to middle of poured wall. Foundation issues can detract from your enjoyment of your home and can even reduce its value over time. Working with a qualified Milwaukee basement specialist can help you resolve foundation problems quickly

A Guide to Tuckpointing (And Why You Should Care)

By |2017-06-08T13:16:47-05:00September 14th, 2016|Cracks, Foundation, Wall rebuilds and repair, Waterproofing|

Bricks give a unique appearance to houses, buildings, and other structures. Yet, when homes are exposed to harsh weather conditions such as freezing temperatures and significant rain, nature’s elements can take their toll on the mortar between the bricks. Mortar joints can give way due to excessive moisture, and when this occurs, the moisture could