Foundation Repair FAQ
What are the signs of a damaged foundation? Vertical or horizontal cracks in a concrete foundation or step cracks in a brick foundation. Foundation sinking. Chimney or additions separating from [...]
Is Foundation Repair Covered by Homeowners Insurance?
As critical as properly functioning doors and windows are to you and your home’s safety and security, homeowners insurance also serves a very important role in protecting your home. Homeowners [...]
Building Your Own Home? Slab-On-Grade Foundation vs. Basement Foundation
Whether you are an ambitious first-time homeowner or are seeking a new adventure, deciding to build your own home is exciting, but is also accompanied by tough decisions. From your new home’s [...]
7 Landscaping Tips to Increase Home Value
With the warm weather finally here, everyone seems to want to get out of the house and into the sunshine. In spite of the rising temperature, house prices are falling this year, leaving [...]
Home Foundation Types and Their Common Problems
Being an Ottawa homeowner can be exciting. However, on the other hand, anxiously awaiting in nail-biting anticipation of the spring thaw, which can determine whether or not your basement is [...]
Can tree roots damage my foundation?
Trees can indirectly contribute to foundation damage, but others factors often play a larger role You’re sitting on your front porch enjoying a refreshing iced tea. Leaves rustle from your [...]
How to avoid high heating costs
Know your foundation and what repairs you need before insulating your basement Did you know a poorly insulated basement can account for 20 percent of your home’s heat loss? Being familiar with [...]
First-time home buyers: Tips on recognizing foundation damage
Negotiate a better deal by knowing the signs and causes of foundation problems You’re tired of apartment living. Tired of hearing your neighbour’s dog bark. Tired of paying your landlord’s mortgage.