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5 Common Signs of Foundation Problems

The foundation of a building is its structural bedrock. It bears the weight of the entire structure, ensuring its stability and longevity. However, like all aspects of a building, foundations can experience problems, especially if they were not adequately constructed or the building is situated on expansive clay or improperly compacted fill soils. ...

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7 Steps to Help Prevent Basement Flooding

7 Steps to Help Prevent Basement Flooding Basement flooding can happen quickly without warning, and can be extremely expensive. Damages due to flooding often take days or weeks to repair. Homeowners must also worry about mold spores, which appear roughly 24-48 hours after a flood. Even small amounts of mold can aggravate asthma or cause other serious health issues. The good news: the risk of ...

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3 Main Causes of Sinking Concrete

There are several reasons that can cause your concrete to sink. You will often come across it in the form of uneven, cracked, or sunken concrete. Some companies often refer to this as slab settlement. What is slab settlement? Well, Slab settlement is the sinking or movement of a concrete slab when the soil below the slab can no longer carry the weight of it. This happens frequently on driveways, w...

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The 3 Most Common Signs Of A Sinking foundation

The 3 Most Common Signs Of A Sinking foundation If you are a homeowner in the St. Louis area then it is likely that at some point you may experience foundation settlement issues. At times it can be difficult to identify when you are experiencing issues that may need crack repair or even foundation piering. Our experts are here to help. To learn more about how to identify foundation settlement in y...

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Tips to Prevent Flooding in Your Home

Protecting your home from the devastating effects of flooding is a top priority for homeowners, especially in St. Louis where the rain can start in buckets at a moment's notice. Floods can lead to costly repairs and may even make your home uninhabitable for a time. At Quality Waterproofing, we have several strategies that will help you keep your ho...

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