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Pier and Beam Foundation Repair

This article about pier and beam foundation repair originally appeared on a website we recently acquired. The link to the original (archived) content is here, and full credit goes to the original author. Some Pier and Beam houses have a concrete perimeter, giving the appearance of a concrete slab house, while others have piers around

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Several Causes of Foundation Problems

This content on the topic of why so many Dallas Fort Worth area homes and buildings have foundation problems originally appeared on the website recently acquired. Click here for the archived version of the original source for the content, and all credit goes to the original author(s). The need for foundation repairs arises from a

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Myths About Foundation Repair

This content originally appeared on the website which we recently acquired. Here is a link to the archived version where the content originally appeared (click here) and full credit goes to the original author. This foundation repair information pertains exclusively to dealing with foundation repair situations found in Dallas Ft Worth (DFW) area clay soil.

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Signs Of Foundation Problems

We found a helpful article from an archived version of a DFW foundation repair website we recently acquired. All credits go to the original author, and here are the tips about common signs of foundation problems for homes in the Dallas Fort Worth Texas area: Signs of foundation problems may be apparent either on the

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Foundation Maintenance Tips

This content came from an archived version of a DFW foundation website we acquired. Credit goes to the original writer, and we believe that these tips are helpful to some of this website’s visitors. We hope that you find this section to provide helpful advice to avoid the need for foundation repair or house leveling.

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DFW Town And City Government Permit Information Regarding Foundations

We have completed the process to add at least one city-specific (or town-specific) government website (or other authoritative website) page to each of the Dallas Fort Worth community pages on our Areas Served page. Over time, we plan to add more community-specific content to each respective page.

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North Texas Municipal Water District Summer Time Watering Guidelines

Back in 2016, the North Texas Municipal Water District (click here) came out with a release titled “Summer is The Time to Monitor the Moisture of Soil Around Your Home’s Foundation”. The PDF link to that release is here: https://www.ntmwd.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2016-07-28-Press-Release-Home-Foundations-Watering.pdf From that release: “In my professional opinion, planting, watering, and maintaining a landscape along with

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Some Common Questions About Foundations

Here are some commonly asked questions about foundations and foundation repair in the Dallas Fort Worth area: The house inspector’s report says ” some evidence of settling” or “foundation is in reasonable condition for its age”. What does this mean? These statements may be major warning signs. Discuss this with a foundation professional. 2. What

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Practical Solutions To Address Drainage Problems

Some of the practical solutions to address yard drainage problems include: Proper slope of soil away from house Gutter and A/C run-off control Surface Drains French Drains What is needed for proper drainage? The land should slope downward away from the foundation to assure that water does not collect near or under the slab, and

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Common Causes of Foundation Problems

Digging close to the foundation. As a rule of thumb, the depth of a hole should be no greater than the distance to the foundation. Removing soil close to a foundation can cause a slumping, or a landslide condition. You often see this situation along new highways that cut through hills with steep enbankments. Inadequate

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