What Does House Leveling Cost

Finding the house leveling cost for homes in the Irving and Watauga area as well as Dallas Fort Worth can be hard, especially with the salesmen that arrive at your door to offer their price on your leveling your home's foundation. You might receive estimates from $3,500 to $15,000 from any given salesman from different companies. Home Leveling Prices in Dallas Fort Worth Our prices typically range from the lower end of $3,000 to $6,000. Some homes with severe damage can go up to $10,000. Prices can vary, but we've been known for providing very fair pricing and incredible foundation repair and home leveling services in the DFW area. Break Down the Cost of [...]

2020-09-19T04:36:56+00:00September 1st, 2020|FAQ|0 Comments

How Long Does It Take To Repair a Foundation

The time to fix a foundation repair can vary depending upon the weather, size of the property, the extent of damage it has suffered, as well as the type of ground and materials required to properly repair the foundation. With good weather conditions, our expert team of foundation repair specialists can rapidly repair most home foundations within just 1-3 business days. For larger projects with rain, it may take up to two weeks. While this is rare, we can only give our best estimate and we stand by our record at being time-efficient foundation repair specialists in the North Texas area. If you need your home's foundation repaired on a tight schedule, or want to make sure that you [...]

2019-09-30T04:08:18+00:00September 30th, 2019|FAQ|0 Comments

What Happens If I Don’t Repair My Foundation?

Owning a home is a great responsibility that can require a lot of financial investment at time to keep in tip-top shape. It's very common to be saving for certain upgrades, decor, or design changes and then feel broad-sided by an expensive repair such as a damaged foundation. When this happens, it can be tempting to decide to postpone the foundation or other repair until after the change you've been waiting on. However, have you considered the cost of postponing your foundation repair for months and the potential increase in cost to fix it as the damage continues to spread? In fact, it's fairly common for foundation repair to end up exponential damage if it affects certain areas or [...]

2019-09-30T00:43:56+00:00August 17th, 2019|FAQ|0 Comments

Does Insurance Cover Foundation Repair?

DOES INSURANCE COVER FOUNDATION REPAIR? Homeownership is a wonderful thing when you're prepared for the worst. If you know of our friend Murphy from his famous law, you also know that he can show up at your door at the worst time, with expensive repairs that need to be quickly repaired. The prices for these damages can be a simple $70 drain cleaning, light bulb replacements, or air conditioner failure, or even foundation cracks and uneven leveling of your home. Because of all the unexpected expenses that can pop up in our home, we have home insurance to cover the damages. However we don't always know what home insurance will and will not cover. You will need to check [...]

2019-08-15T20:00:02+00:00July 20th, 2019|FAQ|0 Comments

Cracked Brick On House A Foundation Issue?

In the North Fort Worth, Irving, Keller, and Southlake areas you may notice quite a few shifts in your foundation, more so than throughout the rest of the United States. If this continues without proper care, then the foundation shifts can put pressure on the bricks around your home, causing them to crack. What's Causing Bricks to Crack Around Your House The culprit may be due to the expansive clay soil that is all over the North Texas area. Expansive clay soil in large volumes, i.e. everything under your house is susceptible to swelling and shrinking based on the water content. If you've lived in Texas for at least a couple years I'm sure you've [...]

2019-04-01T15:40:26+00:00March 25th, 2019|FAQ|0 Comments

Can I Do My Foundation Repair Myself?

Is your home in need of foundation repair? Are you thinking about fixing your foundation on your own to save money? Before you firm up your decision, think of how important your home is to you, because you could be sacrificing the quality and value of your home with DIY foundation repair. Many homeowners have attempted or even completed projects around the house and then when the signs of foundation repair show up, think that they can tackle this job just like any of the others. But, successful completion of a foundation repair requires an experienced supervisor that knows what to look for, where to adjust, and how much to change as well as a team of trained individuals [...]

2019-08-15T20:00:15+00:00February 21st, 2019|FAQ|0 Comments

Does Homeowners’ Insurance Cover Foundation Repairs?

Homeowners' insurance doesn't cover most foundation repairs. No. Homeowners' insurance doesn't cover most foundation repairs. There are exceptions such as flooding and earthquake damage that are pretty standard within insurance coverage, but foundation repair damage caused by home settling, cracking, bulging, shrinkage or expansion of the sidewalk, driveway, walls, floors, ceiling, and fences are not protected, because they are considered normal wear and tear that just happens with age. Homeowner's insurance is meant to solely protect against catastrophic damage that couldn't be prevented or delayed by the essential foundation care that is required of any home in the Dallas / Fort Worth metroplex. I bought an older home and found foundation repair damage that the last owner covered up. [...]

2018-12-06T21:41:06+00:00November 14th, 2018|FAQ|0 Comments

How Often Should I Water My Foundation?

Due to North Texas climate extremes, it's important to know how often you should water your foundation. While the Dallas / Fort Worth area is known for heavy thunderstorms and for getting its' fair share of rain, it's important to take special care to prevent the soil around your foundation from drying out, causing cracks, sinking, and leveling issues in your home. Whether you have a pier and beam foundation or a cheaper concrete foundation, both are susceptible to dry soil, especially with the clay and rocky soil that defines the North Texas area. Humidity and Dry Arid Weather Affect How Often You Should Water Your Foundation Here in Dallas, Fort Worth Texas humidity and precipitation can be [...]

2018-12-06T21:55:45+00:00November 14th, 2018|FAQ|0 Comments

How To Use A Soaker Hose For Foundation Watering

Using a soaker hose properly next to your foundation to provide the right amount of moisture during hot, dry months can protect your home's foundation from the summer climate change. Alternatively, placing your water hose too close to your foundation can cause the the ground directly next to your home to swell. With the soil here in North Texas, it's best to keep your soaker hose about two feet away from your property's foundation. The goal is to ensure that the slab doesn't become dry, so keeping it moderately wet in the mornings before the hotter period of the day comes, will help protect your foundation. Water Soaker Tips: If you notice that the ground is staying too wet [...]

2018-12-06T22:00:07+00:00November 14th, 2018|FAQ|0 Comments

Foundation Repair Costs Dallas Fort Worth, TX

What Foundation Repair Costs In Dallas, Fort Worth, TX. If you are looking to find out what foundation repair costs in Dallas, Fort Worth, TX it's always best to ask the experts. Foundation repair contractor costs can vary greatly during the bidding process, because some companies assume that the damage is worse than the initial evaluation shows. As a Dallas / Fort Worth property owner, you will want to have at least three evaluations made of your property before you make a decision. At Discount Foundation Repair we offer free evaluations and estimates. Keep in mind that foundation repair costs can vary depending upon many variables including: Size of the foundation The number of foundation piers that need leveling [...]

2018-12-06T22:05:26+00:00November 14th, 2018|FAQ|0 Comments
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