Our team of #dirtnerds has been providing Houstonians with residential, multifamily, commercial, and real estate foundation solutions since 2008.
What causes foundation problems in Houston?
The soils present in Houston are a lot younger than the other metroplexes, so the soils are not as complex. There is a lot of moisture in Houston, and the soils are mostly types of clay, which makes it tricky to maintain a solid moisture level in the soil. This can lead to serious foundation issues in Houston.
Are foundation cracks serious?
Not all cracks mean foundation issues are present. Some are just cracks caused by the normal settling of your home. Others, like stair-step cracks on the outside of windows, can be more indicative of foundation problems. If foundation issues are present, it’s best to fix them before it snowballs into an even bigger foundation problem.
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