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The Foundation Repair Blog

As Southern California's leading foundation repair specialists we've amassed quite a bit of information relating to repairing foundations and all the questions that have come from the thousands of homeowners we've met with.

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Do You Have References? This is a question we get often. Yes, we can absolutely get individual references to you if...

Job Stories

Repairing A Raised Foundation With Helical Piers: Robyn had observed some large cracks in her foundation wall, and...

Signs & Symptoms

Top 3 Signs Your Foundation May Be Settling: We are often asked: “What are some of the signs we homeowners can look for...

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What Are Fill Soils? We find a lot of our customers have issues with their foundation because of improperly compacted...

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What Is Bedrock? Soil is made up of different layers, called Horizons. Each layer has its own set of characteristics....

Foundation Inspections

How Long Does The Process Take From Foundation Inspection To Completion? In my previous blog I discussed if you should...

Causes

Why Is There Water In My Crawlspace? Well, if you’ve tackled the task of inspecting your crawlspace, and noticed...

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What Are Clay Soils? There are only three types of soil particles that geologists consider distinct. The quality of...

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Should I Clean Out My Crawlspace? The crawlspace of our home is not something we think about on a regular basis...nor...

Crawlspace

Should I Retrofit My Home? After the July 4th earthquakes in Ridgecrest Ca (west of Bakersfield, Ca), there were 34,091...

Job Stories

Installing 19 Push Piers in Mission Viejo: Richard said he had concerns with his slab foundation, and wanted to get an...

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Should You Have A Foundation Inspection When You Are Buying A Home? The answer to that is having to get a new roof and...

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Do you have a “slab on grade” foundation?..A slab on grade foundation is ..well…just that. A poured concrete slab that...

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Why Do I Have Cracks In My Slab If I Have No Foundation Issues? I received a call from a homeowner that we did an...

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Why Do Homes Sink? My approach when I look at homes that I am inspecting for foundation repair is the same as what I...

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What Is A Raised Foundation?If your home was built pre 1979, it’s more than likely on a raised foundation. They built...

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What Is A Push Pier, And How Is It Installed? Well, I can definitely answer this one, considering repairing foundations...

Inspections

What Is The Inspection Process? I received a phone call from a homeowner in Laguna Niguel that had made an appointment...

Preventative Measures

Can I Remodel Before I Fix My Foundation? We did a foundation inspection for a couple in San Clemente who had just...

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What Do People Ask Me About The Most? So when I was approached to write a blog, my first thought was: ”What the heck do...