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Spring Home Foundation Repair

The winter is slowly on its way out and spring is on its way. Thank goodness, right? Snow and ice is beginning to melt, the sun is finally returning, and the grass and trees are becoming green again. When the snow and ice disappear, it may reveal new problems or remind you of old problems

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Using Carbon Fiber Repairs to Fix Bowing Walls

Weakened basement or foundation walls may begin to bow and lean. This can seriously weaken your home or business’ structural integrity and in extreme cases can cause a collapse. A collapse would not only cause a mess, it would be extremely expensive to fix. If your foundation walls are bowing, carbon fiber repairs may be

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Frost Heave and Bowing Walls

The snow and ice is piling up outside, and it’s only a matter of time before our homes start to experience problems from this. Winter can be cold and unbearable for us, but it can also wreak havoc on our homes. Frost heave is one phenomena that works with the freeze and thaw cycles and

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Winter Weather’s Effect on Your Foundation

We are heading into the heart of the winter. The average temperature in January for Chicago is 30 degrees and February is more of the same. These endless days of freezing temperatures can have a detrimental effect on your foundation. The ground surrounding your home is perpetually damp. Except in extreme drought conditions, the soil

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What to Expect When You Schedule an Appointment with Midwest Waterproofing

We have had quite a bit of rain this week. Homeowners who discover water in their basement will call and make an appointment for one of our Waterproofing Experts to come out, diagnose the issue and offer an estimate for a complete solution. But I often wonder if homeowners know what to expect from a

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