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How to Repair a Bowed Concrete Block Basement Wall

How to Repair a Bowed Concrete Block Basement Wall

Mar 8, 2013 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

  Many homes in the Midwest, including in Milwaukee and northwest Indiana, are sitting on foundations constructed of concrete block. During housing booms, concrete block becomes popular with builders because they can build a foundation quickly and move on to the aboveground structure faster than they can with poured concrete. A...

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Tags: cinder block walls, foundation repairs, home foundation repair, concrete block foundation, structural foundation repair, carbon fiber foundation repair, steel foundation repair

When is Steel the Best Structural Foundation Repair?

When is Steel the Best Structural Foundation Repair?

Feb 8, 2013 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

  Let me be blunt: When your foundation is in trouble, it’s bad news. Foundation damage, whether caused by a wall that has bowed or rotated inward or by one that has dropped due to soil shrinkage, can cause serious damage to the rest of your home. When this kind...

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Tags: foundation repair, foundation repairs, house foundation repair, home foundation repair, structural foundation repair, carbon fiber foundation repair, steel foundation repair

Pros & Cons of Carbon Fiber Foundation Repair

Pros & Cons of Carbon Fiber Foundation Repair

Jan 4, 2013 • By Matthew Stock with Barry Schilling.

  There have been many changes and advancements in home construction materials over the years. Asphalt shingles have replaced wood shakes, drywall is now the standard over plaster and vinyl siding is far more common than wooden clapboards. The stuff we use to repair our homes has changed, too. Spray foam...

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Tags: foundation repairs, house foundation repair, home foundation repair, structural foundation repair, carbon fiber foundation repair

Structural Foundation Repair -- Carbon Fiber vs. Wall Anchors

Structural Foundation Repair—Carbon Fiber vs. Wall Anchors

Dec 28, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

  When there are cracks in a home’s foundation walls, something is wrong. Not every foundation wall crack is structural; most narrow cracks won’t affect the integrity of the foundation but they can allow seepage. These cracks can be repaired permanently by having a basement waterproofing company inject them with expanding polyurethane...

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Tags: foundation cracks, foundation damage, foundation repairs, structural foundation damage, house foundation repair, home foundation repair, structural foundation repair, carbon fiber foundation repair, foundation wall anchor

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