Bowing Wall Problems and Solutions

Bowing Wall Problems and Solutions

Bowing walls happen for a variety of reasons. Bowing walls can occur due to the age of your home, poor construction, or water pressure. Bowing walls are somewhat common in our St. Louis older homes that have had years of repetitive freeze and thaw cycles and soil settlement. Bowing walls because of poor construction encompasses such things as lack of rebar, improper drainage system, or even the improper backfilling of soil around the homes foundation. Water pressure from the soil outside of the home seems to be the most common. Foundation...

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Foundation Crack Repair in St. Louis

Foundation Crack Repair in St. Louis

Foundation cracks might have seemed to appear overnight and you will need to have the foundation cracks repaired.  Many foundation cracks begin with just a little hair-line crack at first. Over time these cracks can turn into huge problems. Foundation cracks can occur around your entryways, driveways, patio, the basement, garage floor, as well as around door and window frames. At the first sign of a foundation crack, it is good to call in an expert for a complete evaluation of the problem and get the foundation crack repaired, before it gets...

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Window Well Problems and Solutions

Window Well Problems and Solutions

Window wells are a great addition to any home. Having a window well at your basement windows will allow for added light, an emergency exit, and fresh air. Yet, any homeowner that has had to experience a window well drainage issue can tell you, it can be a real headache!  A window well is installed whenever there is a basement window that is at or below the level of soil. Reasonably, you do not want rainwater or melting snow to run inside the window and cause a leaky, smelly and wet basement. St. Louis has its share of older and newer homes....

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See The Foundation Doctor On TV

The Foundation Doctor has been serving the St. Louis area Metropolitan Area for over 25 years and recently had the pleasure of being featured on News Channel 5 Reports. Since The Foundation Doctor is the leading local expert in basement, home, and foundation repairs, they were called upon to provide viewers with answers and solutions to the most commonly experienced home foundation issues in the local area. Viewers were instructed in the tell-tale signs to look for indicating a possible foundation issue – cracks located throughout the house,...

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Sinking Porch Solutions

Foundation Doctor is committed to helping you with all of your sinking porch needs. We have over 25 years experience in helping our costumer’s with this, somewhat daunting issue. The truth is, sagging, or sinking porches are quite common. There are many reasons why a porch could appear to be sinking. You might think this is the result of the porch just settling over time. This is usually not the problem. Sinking porches typically appear because of a poor foundation, or sometimes having no foundation at all. This is especially common in older...

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The Foundation Doctor Commercial – How we can help

The Foundation Doctor has been serving the St. Louis area Metropolitan Area for over 25 years and recently had the pleasure of being featured on News Channel 5 Reports. Since The Foundation Doctor is the leading local expert in basement, home, and foundation repairs, they were called upon to provide viewers with answers and solutions to the most commonly experienced home foundation issues in the local area. Viewers were instructed in the tell-tale signs to look for indicating a possible foundation issue – cracks located throughout the house,...

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Why Sinking Foundations Require Immediate Repair

Signs that your home’s foundation is failing and what can be done to prevent further damages from occurring

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The Foundation Doctor: Now On TV

The Foundation Doctor St Louis Foundation repair is on television.

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See The Foundation Doctor On TV

The Foundation Doctor St Louis Foundation repair is on television.

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Have Cracks On Your Home’s Outside Walls? Let The Foundation Doctor Help!

Learn how piering can affect your home, and the steps that can be performed to resolve issues that affect a home’s foundation.

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