Poor drainage is the leading cause of foundation failure. Be aware that heavy rain will lead to erosion and many other foundation problems in your Dallas, Houston, or any surrounding cities in Texas home, due to the excessive amount of water. It is imperative to be aware of the warning signs of drainage problems, so you are able to act quickly and begin the drainage repair or drainage system installation process.
There are simple fixes, such as gutter extensions, which are also cost effective that can help protect your foundation by keeping the water away from your home’s slab. Abry Brothers Foundation Repair has extensive knowledge and experience on proper drainage and drainage systems since 1840, and therefore has the required skill sets to handle any drainage repair! Be aware of the dangers that will come from leaving drainage problems unchecked, which can damage and destroy the home’s foundation over time by loosening the soil. If the drainage is not repair quickly it can lead to costly foundation repairs in the future. Abry Brother’s Foundation Repair can properly build an effective and sustainable drain system, which will protect the property and its foundation from divesting and long-term foundation damages. Through many years of experience, servicing Dallas, Houston, and other surrounding cities in Texas, Abry Brothers and its team of professional have the best training and tools in the industry to properly repair and install your drainage system.
Draining water away from the foundation can be accomplish by properly grading your drainage problem. You must also keep your soil’s level close to 6 inches below all wooden sections, for example the boards, frames, and sidings around your home for the prevention of wood rot and the infestation of ants, crickets or termites.
Another solution for proper drainage repair is to have dirt sloping away (around 6 inches) from the 4 corners of your foundation. To be able to drain the water from the foundation, you can have a drainage system installed. Once the concrete has settled sloping towards the home’s foundation, you may use concrete leveling to repair the drainage.
Directing water from your driveway, sidewalk or even your parking lot, you can begin by grading the foundation; water can go towards asphalts and concrete to runoff and irrigate the water, through forming contours. When you are not able to contour, you other option would be have a professional install an underground drainage systems to carry drainage to a better location.
Drainage System Installation
Installing a proper drainage system effectively moves water away from your foundation and prevents soil erosion and water seepage into your Dallas or Houston home and basement. Poor drainage allows water to wear away at your foundation causing it to fail or shift. Usually a trench is dug around the property and reinforced with a strong material such as stone or slabs to defend your home from water damage and costly foundation repair. By building a reliable drainage system, you can prevent major foundation problems in the future that can cause hundreds if not thousands of dollars in damage and foundation repairs.
Abry Brothers History of Excellence
Abry Brothers has work tirelessly in the Dallas, Houston, and other surrounding cities in Texas to maintain and build on our long history of remarkable foundation repair and drainage repair work. Whether you are a homeowner that needs foundation repair work or an industrial sized commercial company who requires foundation fix or even drainage installation, we are here and ready to lend you our expertise. Trust the company that has been repairing and installing drainage systems successfully since 1840. Give one of our trusted foundation repair specialist or drainage systems professionals a call today!