Even thought it’s difficult to do, it’s the best possible way to do it. The less pipe you have under the house, the better off you’re gonna be. Tom Tynan: This is my fault. Michael / Homeowner: Had a real slow drain in the kitchen sink. Tom: I didn’t cause the backup, but I did […]
What you should know up front about foundation repair tunneling
Houston is literally a city on the move. The clay soil under most homes in our area expands when wet and shrinks when dry. This “plasticity” means your home goes along for a ride that typically leads to foundation repair. Soil plasticity is best demonstrated with the ball test: Scoop up and form a ball […]
Tunneling for better foundation repairs
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.
Texas soil causes foundation repair?
Texas clay soil can’t help it. God made it this way. It expands when moist, contracts when dry. The whole time, your foundation goes along for the ride. Watch an up-close look at how pressed-pile repairs bring foundations back to level and prevent future problems.