Water damage in a foundation can cost home owners thousands. Are you doing everything you can to keep drainage away from your house?
One of the most cost-effective things you can do to protect your foundation is to prepare for yard and house drainage. Indeed, effective drainage systems are the first line of defense when it comes to maintaining a stable foundation.
There are a ton of variables that go into the health of your home’s foundation. Some things, like your physical location, are out of your control. What is in your control, however, is how you prepare for the weather. In the case of drainage, preventative measures are always more effective than reactive ones.
If you aren’t keeping an eye on your drainage system, your foundation could be heading toward instability. By the time many people realize the damage, it is already too late. Don’t let drainage get ahead of you; take preventative measures. These simple steps increase the longevity of your foundation.
Here are a few factors to consider when tackling a drainage problem: (more…)