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Above Grade Waterproofing – Seepage is not Just a Basement Problem

Jul 2, 2015 • By Matthew Stock.

When most homeowners think about seepage, they picture a wet basement and they’re most often accurate in their imaginings. The American Society of Home Inspectors estimates that 60% of American homes experience wet basements in varying degrees. However, water seepage can occur above ground as well, and we’re not talking...

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Home Foundation Repair: Hydraulic Push Piers vs. Wall Replacement

Foundation Repair Methods: Helical Piers vs. Hydraulic Push Piers

Jun 16, 2015 • By Matthew Stock.

When the foundation of a home sinks, drops or settles, it causes structural havoc throughout the home. Walls shift out of plumb, brick- and stonework crack, mortar crumbles, windows and doors stick and openings for seepage appear in the basement. As disastrous as that sounds, it’s not a fatal prognosis...

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Tags: helical piers vs. hydraulic push piers, helical piers, hydraulic push piers

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