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Cracks in Your Home

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Cracks in Your Home When talking to people about their homes and foundation repair I have encountered everything from the over concerned to the deniers. It is important to know what to be concerned about, and what isn’t that big of a deal. I’ll do my best to explain what I have found to be […]

Adopt a Highway Round 2!

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First and foremost I want to say that April was way hotter than our July pick-up. Not to say I didn’t sweat a ton, (shirt was drenched) but there was a nice breeze this time and April, April was just muggy and humid. Dedication at its finest What made this time different from the last […]

Does Insurance Cover Foundation Repair?

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If you aren’t sure whether or not your policy covers foundation repair, it might behoove to do some research. The HOB Home Insurance Policy is one of the most common home insurance policies in the United States. And before 2003 the HOB policy covered damages to a homes’ foundation if it was determined that the […]

Plano Home Show Recap

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Just last weekend we were at the Plano New Home & Remodeling Show. There were a lot of friendly people and interesting characters. We got a wide range of questions so I thought I’d take the time to recap some of the questions and answer them today. I will do my best to remember how […]

Retaining Wall Repair

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I think that it needs to be specified first and foremost that before you look into getting your retaining wall repaired a couple of things need to be thought about. Getting a new wall whether through repair or replacement can be an expensive process so a mistake could be very costly. Here are a couple […]

Cheap Foundation Repair

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Cheap foundation repair sounds almost too good to be true. I’ve talked about this before.  There is nothing wrong with finding a good deal, but after talking to a concerned homeowner today I really feel like I need to share her story. This is a sort of  “buyer beware” warning. I must first and foremost […]

Types of Retaining Walls

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Continuing our types of retaining walls discussion, last time I talked about Gravity walls. This time we add a little to our Gravity wall design and take a look into Cantilever walls. Before exploring the design of Cantilever walls it is important to understand the definition of cantilever first. Understanding what gravity helps demonstrate how […]

How to Prevent Foundation Problems

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Having a home with foundation problems can pose many issues for the residents. Many expensive issues. If steps are not actively taken to prevent foundation problems from occurring, and the situation isn’t addressed soon enough, you could be looking at a hefty cost for repairs. But all of that  could be avoided just be being […]

Our First Adopt-a-Highway

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On April 30, 2013, Geo-Tech Foundation Repair participated in our first Adopt-a-Highway clean up. It was a little hot (some people got sweatier than others) and traffic was a concern. But everyone was in high spirits and we had fun cleaning up. There was a little goofing off… And some interesting trash collecting skills… And […]

Foundation Repair, Don’t Be Scammed!

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I used to know a guy that always said “any guy with a shovel and a wheelbarrow can call themselves a foundation repair company.” And it’s almost true. As I’ve written before, Texas doesn’t require foundation repair “companies” to have a license yet. The Texas House is working on passing this legislation to help prevent […]