Hurricane Preparedness – Are you Prepared?

Hurricane Preparedness – Are you Prepared?

Hurricane Preparedness Hurricane Season is serious business on the Gulf Coast.  The hurricanes affect residents from the coastal counties and extending many miles inland, causing severe property damage as the hurricane dissipates moving inland.  DO NOT underestimate...
Animal Access at Eaves

Animal Access at Eaves

Introduction Poor detailing in siding is common in newer construction and is the most common cause for animal access in new homes.  This is true for both fiber cement products and wood siding products although we are seeing a lot fewer wood siding products used in...

Foundation Watering

Watering your foundation is not the same as watering your yard.  While a yard sprinkler system can be sufficient to maintain the performance of your foundation in some cases, for many home owners, it is not going to be effective in the hottest parts of the summer. ...
Foundation Information

Foundation Information

This section is intended to assist our clients in finding foundation information related to foundation maintenance and care for their foundation.  This section is under construction and is currently being populated for that purpose so watch this space as we activate...
Root Barriers

Root Barriers

The act of cutting off the roots of trees that are growing near a building and installing a barrier to prevent their reestablishment in the area where they are not desired is called installing a root barrier, a root wall, or root capping. The need for root barriers is...
Cracks in Post Tension Slab?

Cracks in Post Tension Slab?

I had a call this morning from a prospective client who was concerned about cracks in the concrete foundation of the home they were building.  Most often the cracks extend across the entire foundation and occur prior to tensioning of the tendon cables.  This is a...