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Frederick Marshall
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Homeowners see it every year: spring storms, flash floods and rapid downpours that transform homeowners’ yards into massive puddles. Days later feet still sink into muddy lawns. That standing water can wreck havoc on foundations, with expanding soils pushing against homes causing foundations to crack. Gutter downspout drainage systems can help by moving that standing water away from homes.

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How-to websites and blogs are full of questions on whether to tunnel under a house or cut slabs for plumbing and foundation repairs. Some are tunnel only advocates while others push the slab cutting alternative. There is no one size fits all regarding tunneling under a house or cutting through concrete slabs.. Each repair situation is different and needs to be evaluated on its own.

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Foundation landscaping - Why not kill two birds with one stone. Properly installed foundation landscaping lets homeowners reduce the likelihood of future foundation problems. It’s a win / win all the way around.

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A drainage swale, vegetated swale or grass swale, is just a fancy term for a wide shallow ditch that is designed to carry away run-off water from rain, sprinklers, and so on. Our short video walks through installation and how they can help prevent the possible need for expensive foundation repairs and are nearly maintenance free.

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It’s the dog days of summer and Texans already know what the data supports.  According to Weather.com, August is Texas’ hottest and driest month. The ground starts to crack and then homeowners start noticing additional foundation cracks in foundations. Some foundation cracks are normal. Learn which is which.

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Used as a foundation drainage solution, see how foundation waterproofing membrane moisture barriers can help control moisture levels around foundations.

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You’ve heard about cracking foundations, the damage that comes with them and the cost to repair them. For a home owner, the first question is how do I prevent foundation problems? See what the top reason for cracking foundations and other foundation problems and how to create a foundation maintenance plan.

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Set up foundation landscaping so that it takes care of home foundation maintenance. See how taking care of foundation gardens automatically takes care of home foundations.
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