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Foundation Repair Facts and Myths

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981The Myths and Facts of Foundation Repair There are many misconceptions when it comes to foundation repair. Here are four myths and facts surrounding this topic that should help clear up some confusion. MYTH: Foundation repair will decrease the overall value of the home. FACT: [...]

How To Water Your Foundation

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981How to Correctly Water Your Foundation Watering your foundation is something that every homeowner should do, especially for those that own a home in the Houston area. This summer we have seen dramatic drought conditions, and this type of weather can cause major damage to [...]

How Long Should You Wait to Repair Your Home After Foundation Leveling

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981When to Make Home Repairs After Foundation Leveling AAA Foundation Service has repaired over 10,000 homes in the Houston area. A vast majority of these homes had internal structure issues prior to having their foundation repaired. Fixing the foundation issues are the first step prior [...]

3 Reasons to Have a Foundation Inspection Completed

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Do You Have Foundation Damage? If you have discovered what you believe is foundation damage in or around your home, you should be curious what might be causing it. You might see cracking walls or ceilings or perhaps you can feel your floors sloping. Sometimes [...]

Prevent Soil Erosion From Damaging Your Home Foundation

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Preventing Soil Erosion When the weather elements of Texas wear away at the topsoil and cause the underlying dirt to be exposed, soil erosion is taking place. Soil erosion is a naturally occurring activity that is found happening across the country. When the soil erodes [...]

Summer Heat & Foundation Damage

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Does Summer Heat Cause Foundation Damage? Heat is an issue for concrete slab foundations during the Summer months. Homeowners in the Houston area have experienced extreme Summer temperatures for many years, especially during the 2015 drought. When Summer comes and the temperatures increase, moisture in [...]

Reasons to Address Foundation Issues Early

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Address Foundation Problems Early Often a homeowner will prioritize any repairs that need to be made to their home by how soon they need to be handled. If a pipe in your wall bursts and is flooding your home, for example, that is something you [...]

Install a Drainage System to Avoid Foundation Repair

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Water Drainage Systems Help Avoid Foundation Issues If you have a problem with poor drainage around your home, invest in a landscaping drainage system.  Having your foundation repaired can be avoided if you solve your drainage issues early in the life of your home. Water [...]

Spring Home Improvement Projects

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Spring Home Improvement Projects Return-on-investment is a term that most people associate with stocks, bonds and Wall Street. That could not be farther from the truth. As a homeowner, you want to get more money for your home than you originally paid for it when [...]

Best Foundation Repair Company in Houston

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981How to Find the Best Foundation Repair Company Foundation repairs are one of the most critical and most important of all home repairs. It is critical to choose a qualified and trustworthy contractor to perform your repair. How do you find a good company to [...]

Foundation Damage Caused by Water Drainage Issues

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Foundation Damage Caused by Water Drainage Issues From hurricanes to droughts, there are many different things that can have an impact on your home's foundation. One of the most damaging is water that does not properly drain. If you have too much water surrounding your [...]

Inspecting Your Home’s Foundation

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Inspecting Your Home's Foundation If you suspect that your home's slab foundation may be in need of repair, a visual inspection can be performed by the homeowner to detect critical items that may be failing. This is not a professional inspection process that a Houston [...]

Six Questions to Ask When Hiring A Foundation Repair Company

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Six Questions to Ask When Hiring A Foundation Repair Company Choosing a foundation repair company is difficult. There are many companies in Houston that come and go each year. So how do you find a reputable, reliable, dependable, and honest foundation repair company? This article [...]

What Does a Foundation Repair Warranty Cover?

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981What Does a Foundation Repair Warranty Cover? When making a comparison between foundation repair companies, it is important to remember that not all the foundation repair warranties are the same. Even when companies are located in the same city and state, the coverage that they offer [...]

Houston Foundation Company Reviews

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Foundation Repair Reviews When you are selecting a repair company for your foundation repair, you want the best.  You need someone that you can trust.  There is no better way for a company to build trust than with proof.  The old saying is, "don't [...]

Trusted Sugar Land Foundation Repair Company

"Here for Sugar Land. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Foundation Repair Company in Sugar Land For foundation repair in Sugar Land, search no further than the contractors at AAA Foundation Service. When you need concrete slab foundation repair services, or to get a foundation repair estimate on your home, we are the team [...]

Securing the Best Foundation Repair Warranty

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Securing the Best Foundation Repair Warranty The best foundation repair warranties in Houston, Sugar Land, and Katy, TX are free from AAA Foundation Service. We are slab foundation repair contractors. As professionals in the area, we offer a lifetime guarantee on the services we provide [...]

Is Foundation Repair Covered by Insurance?

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Is Foundation Repair Covered by Insurance? Most insurance companies do not cover foundation repair issues. With that being said, you will want to speak to a representative from your insurance company to validate this. In 60+ years of repairing slab foundations there have been [...]

Foundation Repair In Texas

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Texas Foundation Repair Let's take a bit of time to review the causes of foundation repair problems in the Texas area. We will review the causes of cracking and the costs associated with repairing a slab foundation. As a reader, you will learn that there [...]

The Five Facts of Foundation Repair

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Slab Foundation Repair Facts There is a lot of information floating around the internet when it comes to foundation repair. Some of this information is true and some is false. At AAA Foundation Service we want to ensure that you have all of the facts [...]

Reasons to Hire a Foundation Contractor

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Reasons to Hire a Foundation Repair Contractor There are a ton of advantages to hiring a foundation repair contractor to repair your concrete slab foundation. First, if you are performing slab repair and leveling in the Houston area and have been for 60 years, you [...]

Is Houston Foundation Repair Difficult?

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Is Houston Foundation Repair Difficult? Is it a difficult to repair a foundation in the Houston area? The clear answer here is yes. Houston is one of the largest cities in the United States, it is also one of the most clay dense environments in [...]

Foundation Maintenance Tips for Concrete Slab Foundations

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Foundation Maintenance Procedures for Concrete Slab Foundations If you want to avoid costly foundation repair you need to ensure you properly maintain your home's concrete slab foundation. Houston is filled with clay soil and can cause a large amount of problems for slab foundations throughout [...]

The Five Step Process of Foundation Repair

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981The Five Step Process to Foundation Repair The five step foundation repair process is a common industry process for placing piers under your home's foundation. The method has been around for years and is in practice wherever slab foundations can be found. Before you sign [...]

The Six Main Issues Facing a Slab Foundation

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Common Slab Foundation Issues At AAA Foundation Repair Houston we have seen all types of slab foundation issues over the last 60 years.  Slab foundations have grown more and more common over the years due to their ease of construction and lower cost.  They [...]

Cost to Hire a Houston Foundation Contractor

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 The Cost to Hire a Foundation Repair Contractor Foundation repair contractor costs can vary greatly from job to job. The final expense of any foundation repair in Houston, Texas is based on the items that are affecting the home and the amount of piers [...]

Concrete Piers for Foundation Repair

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Concrete Piers for Foundation Repair There is a reason that the number one foundation repair system for residential homes are concrete piers; they work great.  Concrete pilings are strong, durable, and highly effective at the task of leveling a home.  Concrete piers stand the [...]

Foundation Cracks Always Need Repair

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Foundation Cracks Always Need Repair Cracks in concrete slabs can cause foundation damage to your home.  They are a very common issue in the Houston area and should be repaired if found.  Truth be told, cracks are probably one of the most common signs [...]

Don’t Patch Drywall Before Foundation Repair

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Patching Drywall Cracks from Foundation Issues While it is very possible to patch the cracks in your drywall caused by foundation damage, it will only be a temporary solution for your Houston area home.  Foundation issues are long-term problems if not addressed immediately and [...]

What Causes Foundation Failure in Houston

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Causes of Foundation Problems in the Houston Area If you find that you have slab foundation issues give us a call and let AAA Foundation Service come out and evaluate your house foundation at no cost and without obligation.  Any issues you are experiencing now [...]

Concrete Slab Foundation Designs

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Slab Foundation Design Foundations that are designed and constructed with a slab foundation can create cracking and may require foundation repair over time.  This is especially true if your home is older than the early 1980’s.  If you find that you need repair, contact a [...]

What Is the Cost to Hire a Foundation Repair Contractor?

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Hiring a Foundation Repair Contractor in Houston There are varying costs in hiring a foundation repair contractor for your Houston, Katy, Conroe, Sugar Land or Cypress home.  The final expenses are based on the issues that are affecting your home currently and the number of [...]

Three Tips to Find the Best Foundation Repair Contractor

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Finding a Foundation Repair Contractor When seeking to hire a foundation repair contractor in the Houston area you will come across many choices.  When selecting the best slab repair contractor you want to ensure that you are armed with the proper information.  The company should [...]

Four Common Causes of Foundation Issues

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Common Foundation Issues There are many different issues that can cause a foundation to experience damage over time.  This is especially true in cities in and around the Houston area that have a high clay concentration in the soil.  To ensure that you have [...]

Using a Soaking Hose to Protect Your Foundation

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Using a Soaker Hose to Water Your Foundation At AAA Foundation Service of Houston, Texas we strongly recommend home owners use a soaking hose to properly maintain their foundation during the dry months of summer.  We often see temperatures over 100 degrees throughout our summers, [...]

3 Terms Used in a Foundation Inspection

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Foundation Inspections Terms The foundation is one of the most important parts of a building, being responsible for bearing the weight of the home that sits atop it. Unfortunately, as time goes on, foundations often develop problems that leave a home under-supported. This may lead [...]

Repair Your Foundation Before You Remodel Your Home

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Remodeling Your Home You should always avoid performing any type of remodels to a home that has signs of slab level issues.  This especially holds true in Houston and the surrounding suburbs.  The soil composition of a home that is already showing signs that it [...]

How Much is Foundation Repair in Houston?

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Cost of Foundation Repair in Houston To properly calculate what a foundation repair will cost to complete in the Houston area a foundation specialist must do a proper assessment of a slab foundation's current performance.  There are many factors involved when it comes to [...]

Three Tips to Avoid Foundation Moisture Issues

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Tips to Avoid Foundation Moisture Issues There are quite a few ways to avoid foundation moisture and water drainage issues from taking place around the perimeter of your home.  Below you will find three maintenance tips that will help you avoid issues related to [...]

Top Four Foundation Repair Mistakes Made by Property Owners

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Foundation Mistakes Made by Homeowners Knowledge is power and knowing what mistakes not to make in regards to your Houston area home's foundation will help ensure you are on solid ground for years to come.  A bit of maintenance on your foundation can help protect [...]

When Should You Repair Your Foundation

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 When To Have Your Foundation Repaired Knowing when you should repair your slab foundation is very important as a homeowner.  If you are experiencing unexplained cracking on your interior walls or you are showing signs of structural separation on the exterior of your home [...]

Causes of Floor Cracks in a Home

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 What Causes of Floor Cracks in a Home There are a multitude of things that can cause a floor to crack in your Houston area home. The first and most frequent reason for a crack to appear in your slab floor is the change [...]

Buying a Home in Houston with Previous Foundation Repair

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Buying a Home with a Previous Foundation Repair Whether or not you should purchase a home that had a foundation repair in Houston previously completed is an easy decision if you know what questions you should be asking. Honestly, you are in a better place knowing [...]

What Causes Home Doors To Stick?

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Why Are Your House Doors Sticking? There are a number of different things that can cause a door in your home to stick. When a door in your home does stick it can sometimes be a result of foundation problems in your Houston area home. [...]

Homeowners Guide to Expansive Clay Soil

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Expansive Clay Soil in Houston It is nearly impossible to predict how soil will shift and move over time. While most contractors and builders would love to have perfectly level soil conditions, rarely does it exist. Truth be told, the soil in Houston with the [...]

Three Things You Should Know About Slab Foundations

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Slab Foundation Information Slab foundations are the most common type of foundation found in Houston because they are designed for the city's soil type and they are cost effective to put in place. Slab foundations do have a few disadvantages over other types of foundations. [...]

Save Your Foundation With Pier Underpinning

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981 Underpinning Even the best-constructed buildings may suffer structural problems as time goes on. Such problems are often the result of changes in the building's sub-base - that is, the soil and rocks beneath your foundation. Even seemingly stable sub-bases may shift and sink with [...]

Houston Foundation Repair Reviews

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Foundation Repair Company Reviews You would not let just anyone into your home or business, and the same holds true for repairing your home or businesses foundation. You want someone you can trust. It would be easy for us to go into immense detail in [...]

Foundation Repair Tips

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Foundation Repair Tips A stable foundation is one of the most important components to the structure of your home. Foundation problems in Houston typically lead to other major issues around the home, and it is important to get a foundation expert to inspect your property [...]

Foundation Cracks: Causes and Prevention

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Uneven Foundation Causes and Prevention Foundation cracking is a common but still serious problem that affects countless homes all across the United States. There are many potential causes of foundation cracking, but these causes can often be placed into one of the two broader categories. [...]

Interior Signs of a Shifting Foundation

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Signs of a Shifting Foundation It is often said that a building is only as sturdy as the foundation it rests upon, and really, this statement could not be more true. If your home has a foundation that is unstable, the structure built upon it [...]

Houston Foundation Inspection

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981Free Foundation Inspection in Houston If you are starting to notice signs that your home foundation might be settling, cracking or moving, a free foundation inspection is key in making sure you know exactly what your home is experiencing. At AAA Foundation, our Foundation Repair [...]

How Soil Effects Your Home’s Foundation

"Here for Houston. Here to Stay."Call For a Free Estimate: 713-467-8981The Effect of Soil on Your Home Foundation When it comes to threats to a home’s foundation, few people realize the huge impact that soil can play. This is especially true for those who live in areas where so-called expansive soils are present. Expansive soils are capable [...]