House Foundation: What to Do when Your House is Sinking?

A sinking house near forest trees that is hidden behind a mountain hill.

Your home is likely the most significant investment you’ll ever make, and its foundation is the most critical component of its structure. A strong house foundation ensures the stability and safety of your home for years to come. However, even the most well-built house foundations can sink over time, leading to many structural problems. As … Read more

When are House-leveling Shims Enough?

A close-up of a miniature house and stacked rocks near it that represents house-leveling shims.

House-leveling shims are a simple and cost-effective solution to an uneven foundation. While foundation issues can be a major headache for homeowners, leveling shims can provide a quick fix without breaking the bank. In this article, we’ll explore when house-leveling shims are enough to address foundation problems and what factors to consider before using them. … Read more

House Foundation: House Lifting & Foundation Replacing Explained

A countryside red house that is raised by 4 feet.

What is house lifting, and why is it done? House lifting is the process of raising a house off its foundation using hydraulic jacks (house lifting jacks). This is typically done to repair or replace the foundation, improve the house’s elevation, relocation, or protect it from flooding or other natural disasters. What are the different … Read more