During times of drought or plentiful rain, Houston’s Gumbo Soil will expand and contract, and in the process it takes your foundation for a ride. The traditional method was to use jackhammers to fix it. It was messy, inconvenient, and compromised the structural integrity of your slab. Well, there is an alternative method.
Your foundation and thirsty trees are a bad mix. A mature oak, can soak up to 50 gallons of water per day. That lost moisture causes your foundation to start moving which stresses your foundation, leading to expensive repairs. Stop trees from damaging your foundation by installing root barriers.