Foundation Blog

Douglas Foundation Solutions shares informational stories related to foundation problems in the Austin area.

December 17, 2020

Top Reasons for Foundation Failures

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If you live in or near Austin, Texas, you know it is a great place to live. However, the soil and weather can cause major problems for residential foundations. If these problems are not quickly and properly remedied, they can cause damage that will jeopardize your home’s value, functionality and safety.

Your home is special to you. It’s most likely the largest investment you’ll ever make and you depend on it to provide shelter and comfort to your family for the upcoming years.

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November 12, 2020

7 INDOOR SIGNS OF FOUNDATION PROBLEMS

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Most homeowners know that foundation problems are cause for concern, as they can result in damage throughout the house that will ultimately lead to hefty repair bills.

Big problems can show very little evidence until it’s too late, so it’s important to know what to look out for so you have a better chance of discovering and repairing potential problems early on before they become too serious - and too expensive.

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November 02, 2020

The Importance of Proper Drainage to Prevent Foundation Damage

Many Austin, Texas residential communities and commercial structures are built on shifting and expansive clay soil, a unique type of clay soil that presents several challenges for building foundations. Countless Austin homes have fallen victim to the ebbs and flows of the expansive clay soils that are so prevalent in the area, leading to costly repairs for homeowners. One way to combat the expansion and contraction of expansive clay soils is to have the soil on which your home is built stabilized by a foundation repair professional.

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October 30, 2020

Soil Stabilization: Save Your Home From Foundation Failure Caused By Expansive Clay Soils

Many Austin, Texas residential communities and commercial structures are built on shifting and expansive clay soil, a unique type of clay soil that presents several challenges for building foundations. Countless Austin homes have fallen victim to the ebbs and flows of the expansive clay soils that are so prevalent in the area, leading to costly repairs for homeowners. One way to combat the expansion and contraction of expansive clay soils is to have the soil on which your home is built stabilized by a foundation repair professional.

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