Our Foundation Repair Blog for Toledo

August 16, 2023
When is a Foundation Beyond Repair? - Expert Advice

Your home's foundation is like the captain of a ship - it keeps everything structurally sound. So when problems arise, it's critical to assess if repairs will get your foundation ship-shape or if it's time to abandon the ship and replace it entirely.  So, when is a foundation beyond repair? A foundation with extensive cracking, […]

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August 3, 2023
How to Fix a Basement's Bowing Walls - A Homeowner's Guide

Has your basement started looking more like a funhouse hall of mirrors than a functional living space? Bowing basement walls are no joke - left untreated; they can lead to serious structural issues.  How can bowing walls be fixed? In short, by waterproofing the exterior, installing steel braces or carbon fiber reinforcement on the walls, […]

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July 10, 2023
How Much Foundation Movement is Acceptable & When to Worry

The integrity of your home largely depends on the foundation on which it rests. This silent supporter carries the load of your entire house, providing stability and ensuring the overall safety of the structure. However, due to various factors, foundations can move or settle over time.  The question that naturally arises is: how much foundation […]

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June 22, 2023
Troubleshooting and Repairing a Chimney Pulling Away from the House: A Comprehensive Guide

As a homeowner, it's important to maintain the stability of your home. An aspect of the house that not many homeowners think about is... the chimney. We rely on it for warmth in the winter and decorate it seasonally but what's the point of paying attention to it? Sometimes, the chimney can pull away from […]

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May 31, 2023
How to Keep Water Away from Your House Foundation

Are you a homeowner asking how to keep water away from a house foundation? If so, it’s an excellent topic to consider! Contractors will often tell you that water is the number one enemy of foundation concrete and crawl spaces. In turn, keeping water away from any structure helps reduce the risk of expensive damage. […]

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February 24, 2023
What Type of Foundation Does Your Northern Ohio Home Have?

Inexperienced or first-time homeowners might wonder, what type of foundation does a home have? Finding out is vital, as different foundation materials and designs need additional maintenance. Also, knowing more about your home’s foundation construction allows you to spot damage more readily. The good news is that it’s not difficult to determine what type of […]

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December 12, 2022
7 Ideas of What to Put Around Foundation of House

Are you looking to spruce up the outside of your home? Have you been considering what to put around the foundation of your house? The good news is there are various options that can help make your home look more attractive while adding a layer of protection against the elements. This blog post will discuss […]

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October 30, 2022
How are Foundations Repaired (& When to Call the Professionals)

Not all homes have a basement, but when they do they form an essential part of the home’s foundation. The bad part about having a basement is that, just like other types of foundations, you can experience serious problems that could put the structure of your home at risk. On a positive note, having a […]

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July 5, 2022
7 Warning Signs Your Home Requires Crawl Space Repair in Toledo

Homeowners should always schedule needed crawl space repair in Toledo promptly. The longer you put off crack patching, shimming, and other fixes, the more extensive foundation damage becomes. Additionally, a damaged crawl space often leads to secondary issues around the home. This might include wall and ceiling cracks, wood rot, insect infestation, damaged wiring and […]

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May 12, 2022
How to Know When Foundation Waterproofing Is Required

When is foundation waterproofing required for your home? Homeowners do well to ask this question! One reason is that waterproofing helps prevent costly foundation damage. Two, foundation waterproofing keeps interior spaces clean and dry, while preventing wood rot and mold growth. On the other hand, no homeowner should pay for unnecessary home maintenance services. This […]

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Just because your foundation has sprung a leak doesn't mean that it's a lost cause! Toledo Foundation Repair Specialists have a plan to make your foundation great again. Call us at (567) 318-7828
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