Category: Foundation Repair

Common Symptom: Sticking Doors & Windows

Common Symptom: Sticking Doors & Windows

During the hot summer months, homeowners often experience sticking or hard to open doors and windows. When homeowners first experience sticking doors and windows, their first worry is likely humidity. It is a common misconception that humidity is the only cause of sticking doors, leaving many homeowners trying to fix the problem themselves instead of […]

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Common Symptom: Sloping Floors

Common Symptom: Sloping Floors

Sloping floors can indicate a serious problem in your home. When you first notice them, you may think that they are just a minor inconvenience. However, a sloping floor is a sign that you need foundation repair. Your foundation is sinking or settling, causing your floors to shift and become uneven. IWP Foundation Repair can […]

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Common Symptom: Mold & Mildew

Common Symptom: Mold & Mildew

Seeing mold and mildew in your basement or crawl space can be worrying. Not only is it a sign of water damage, it can be a health problem for anyone living in the home. Unfortunately, it’s not enough to just clean up the mold & mildew. Without fixing the root of the problem, the mold […]

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Common Causes and Signs of Foundation Issues

Common Causes and Signs of Foundation Issues

Most foundation issues are caused by the soil surrounding a home. Throughout the year the soil expands and contracts from moisture and temperature levels. Foundations fail when there is too much water or not enough. Sections of the soil can have different moisture levels causing the soil to swell and shrink at various locations. Some […]

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Does your Foundation Need Wall Support?

Does your Foundation Need Wall Support?

Foundation Cracks Cause Problems Your home is a huge investment, and you want to make sure it is safe and healthy for everyone living in it. That’s why you need to keep an eye out for signs of foundation and wall cracks! If your home is sinking or settling, you may find that cracks are beginning […]

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Cold Weather can Damage your Foundation

Cold Weather can Damage your Foundation

How Cold Weather Affects Foundations Cold weather can have a huge impact on your foundation. When the ground freezes and defrosts, it causes the soil to expand and contract. This process is called the frost heave cycle. Unfortunately, this cycle can have a negative impact on your foundation because it causes the soil to be […]

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