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How Does Cold Weather Affect Your Foundation?

It’s no secret that concrete will expand and contract according to the weather. When you add moisture to the fray, it can end up causing a lot of damage. It’s also common knowledge that concrete has cracks, holes, and often, hidden pockets or gaps. These occur naturally but when you add extreme weather, they can only get worse. There is always going to be moisture around your foundation, which can get in these openings. Once the cold weather comes, it can freeze the water that is found in your foundation, freeze the water or moisture that has seeped into the cracks, and make these problems much bigger. read more

Your Foundation and Your Home’s Value

If you are considering selling your home, did you know the foundation will have a major effect on the price? It will. If your home’s foundation is damaged, you will need to either get it fixed or factor it into your asking price. read more