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POLYURETHANE FOAM FOR HOME INSULATION

We are all familiar with the pink or yellow fiberglass insulation that comes in rolls. This method of home insulation has been the go-to since Owens Corning introduced the first fiberglass insulation in 1938. It’s now the most widely [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:49:01+00:00July 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on POLYURETHANE FOAM FOR HOME INSULATION

DALINGHAUS CONSTRUCTION RECEIVES THE “PEOPLE LOVE US ON YELP” AWARD FOR 2019

In today’s digital age, most customers know how to “do their homework” online. Most of the time, before a customer picks up the phone, they will research! Sites like Google, Yelp, and Facebook allow them to review the experiences [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:49:12+00:00June 26th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on DALINGHAUS CONSTRUCTION RECEIVES THE “PEOPLE LOVE US ON YELP” AWARD FOR 2019

TIP OF THE DAY: FOUNDATION REPAIR METHODS

Let’s talk repair methods. In the following tips Brian talks about all of the different foundation repair methods available. There are so many different options for repairing a home’s foundation, but which method is right for you? Or right [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:53:22+00:00February 13th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: FOUNDATION REPAIR METHODS

TIP OF THE DAY: WHAT’S UNDER YOUR RAISED FOUNDATION?

Have you ever wondered about what is under your home? That is, if your home is on a raised foundation. In this tip of the day Justin talks about how to check out the crawlspace under your home. If [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:53:58+00:00February 6th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: WHAT’S UNDER YOUR RAISED FOUNDATION?

TIP OF THE DAY: POLY INJECTION VS CONCRETE INJECTION

Happy Hump Day, everyone! In today’s tip of the day we meet Armando, one of our project specialists here at Dalinghaus Construction. Armando is joining the tip of the day segments to talk about poly slab injections vs. concrete [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:54:06+00:00February 6th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: POLY INJECTION VS CONCRETE INJECTION

TIP OF THE DAY: WINDOW AND DOOR FRAME CRACKS

Hi, everyone! It’s Friday and the first of February already! Today we hear from Justin about why cracks appear above the door frames and window frames of your home. Check out the tip of the day and see what [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:54:12+00:00February 1st, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: WINDOW AND DOOR FRAME CRACKS

TIP OF THE DAY: MAKING A DISASTER PLAN

Disaster can strike at any time. In southern California, we constantly have an ongoing fear that the next big earthquake could strike at anytime, so are you prepared? In the following tips of the day Justin talks about disaster [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:54:58+00:00January 29th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: MAKING A DISASTER PLAN

TIP OF THE DAY: WHEN TO CALL A FOUNDATION REPAIR SPECIALIST

When is it a good time to call a specialist? Do you have a spouse who loves to do everything themselves? I do! My husband is the king of YouTube. However, there are some things that you just need [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:55:13+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: WHEN TO CALL A FOUNDATION REPAIR SPECIALIST

TIP OF THE DAY: WHAT CAUSES LEANING CHIMNEYS?

Happy Friday! Guess what? The sun is shining again! In celebration, here is our latest tip of the day, brought to you by Brian and Mark. In this tip Brian and Mark talk about leaning chimneys and why they [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:55:21+00:00January 18th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: WHAT CAUSES LEANING CHIMNEYS?

TIP OF THE DAY: PROTECTING A RAISED FOUNDATION

How is the weather where you are? We’re coming to you from wet, rainy, dreary Southern California today. It’s true we need the rain, but this is day three of rain and the weather report says we still have [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:55:28+00:00January 16th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: PROTECTING A RAISED FOUNDATION

TIP OF THE DAY: PIER & BEAM FOUNDATIONS

Yesterday we said goodbye to Mark Cook and his series of tips about foundation settlement. Today we say hello once more to Mark Cook and his new series of tips about pier and beam or “post and slab” foundations. [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:55:42+00:00January 11th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: PIER & BEAM FOUNDATIONS

TIP OF THE DAY: WHAT CAUSES FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT?

Brian and Mark are back with the final tip in this series! We have one last cause of foundation settlement for you. If you missed this video on our social media pages, check it out below. We hope this [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:55:48+00:00January 11th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: WHAT CAUSES FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT?

TIP OF THE DAY: IMPORTANCE OF PROPER DRAINAGE

Improper drainage can be a cause of your homes foundation settlement. Many home owners do not know that the drainage of their homes can be directly impacting the integrity of the foundation. This can cause settlement and other foundation [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:56:10+00:00January 9th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: IMPORTANCE OF PROPER DRAINAGE

TEAM BUILDING AT DALINGHAUS CONSTRUCTION

Do you believe that team building is a good way to make a company better? Well here at Dalinghaus Construction, we definitely believe team building is a great way to boost moral and make our company stronger. We also [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:49:39+00:00January 9th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on TEAM BUILDING AT DALINGHAUS CONSTRUCTION

TIP OF THE DAY: VEGETATION AND ITS EFFECTS ON FOUNDATIONS

Have you ever wondered what the roots from your vegetation might be doing under the ground? Where are they going, how BIG are they, and are they causing any damage? When we first bought our home, there was a [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:56:59+00:00January 7th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: VEGETATION AND ITS EFFECTS ON FOUNDATIONS

TIP OF THE DAY: FOUNDATIONS BUILT ON SLOPES

In today’s tip of the day, Brian and Mark talk about your home or structure and its proximity to slopes. Mark visits many homes each week for inspections and notes that many of the homes he inspects have foundation [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:57:08+00:00January 4th, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: FOUNDATIONS BUILT ON SLOPES

TIP OF THE DAY: CAUSES OF FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT

Today’s tip of the day is brought to you by Brian Dalinghaus and Mark Cook. In our 100th tip of the day episode, Brian and Mark talk more about the causes of foundation settlement. In this tip you will [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:57:25+00:00January 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: CAUSES OF FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT

TIP OF THE DAY: FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT WITH MARK

Happy New Year! The year 2019 has arrived and we are ready for BIG things this year. Do you have a resolution for this year? Here at Dalinghaus Construction our forever “resolution” is to continue to grow and develop, [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:57:45+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: FOUNDATION SETTLEMENT WITH MARK

TIP OF THE DAY: WHAT IS A DCP TEST?

Today Brian talks about how we in the foundation industry test soils using the DCP test. This test helps us determine the proper repair method for your foundation. The DCP test or “Dynamic Cone Penetrometer” is very useful in [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:57:57+00:00December 28th, 2018|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: WHAT IS A DCP TEST?

TIP OF THE DAY: WHEN NOT TO USE HELICAL PIERS, PART 2

Today Brian explains another scenario where using helical piers may not be in your project’s best interest. This could happen when the soils are too soft. See Brian’s reasons why using helical piers in soft soils may not work [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:50:13+00:00December 28th, 2018|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: WHEN NOT TO USE HELICAL PIERS, PART 2

TIP OF THE DAY: WHEN NOT TO USE HELICAL PIERS

We are back from our little Christmas hiatus…and in today’s tip of the day, Brian discusses when NOT to use helical piers when stabilizing or lifting a foundation. Soil condition is key to this decision. When you have soil [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:58:05+00:00December 27th, 2018|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: WHEN NOT TO USE HELICAL PIERS

TIP OF THE DAY: BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

Baby, it’s cold outside…well maybe not so much here in Southern California, where today’s average was in the 70’s. However, we do have cold weather clients in our Mountain areas. For those of you in colder climates such as [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:58:19+00:00December 27th, 2018|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

TIP OF THE DAY: DO YOU EVEN LIFT, BRO?

Do you even lift, Bro? Well, at Dalinghaus Construction we definitely do just that. We lift! We lift houses and other properties back to level. In today’s tip of the day, Brian explains a little more in depth, about [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:58:29+00:00December 20th, 2018|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: DO YOU EVEN LIFT, BRO?

TIP OF THEY DAY: YOU MIGHT WANT TO BOOK SOON

Today’s tip of the day goes out to all of our clients who we have recently done job inspections for. Our advice to you: if you are thinking about getting your home’s foundation repaired or have other project plans [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:58:38+00:00December 20th, 2018|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THEY DAY: YOU MIGHT WANT TO BOOK SOON

THIRD ANNUAL TOYS FOR TOTS TOY DRIVE AND OPEN HOUSE

Tis the season for giving, and Dalinghaus Construction is doing just that. We are hosting our third annual Toys for Tots toy drive and open house. This year we hope to double our donations from last year. Last year [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:59:04+00:00December 13th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on THIRD ANNUAL TOYS FOR TOTS TOY DRIVE AND OPEN HOUSE

FREE MONEY WHILE YOU PROTECT YOUR HOME? SIGN US UP!

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Especially free money. Well as Californians, we all know that an earthquake can happen at any moment on any given day, and we all hope that our biggest investments–our homes–are protected. In the tip [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:59:27+00:00December 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on FREE MONEY WHILE YOU PROTECT YOUR HOME? SIGN US UP!

TIP OF THE DAY: ROTATING FAILED RETAINING WALLS

What happens when your retaining walls have failed? Do you have to completely replace that wall, which would mean a huge bill? Or is there a cheaper yet still effective way to fix it? Believe it or not, helical [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:59:53+00:00November 28th, 2018|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: ROTATING FAILED RETAINING WALLS

TOYS FOR TOTS AND DALINGHAUS CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE

It’s that time of year again! We’ve teamed up with the Toys for Tots Foundation and the Marines to help bring toys to those who are less fortunate. We are an official drop-off location for Toys for Tots so [...]

By |2019-08-01T18:59:58+00:00November 19th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on TOYS FOR TOTS AND DALINGHAUS CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE

TIP OF THE DAY: FUNCTIONS OF RETAINING WALLS

What does a retaining wall do? In this tip of the day, Brian tells us about the functions of a retaining wall and talks about lateral movement of the soil and how that can affect your home and its [...]

By |2019-08-01T19:00:12+00:00November 19th, 2018|Tip Of The Day|Comments Off on TIP OF THE DAY: FUNCTIONS OF RETAINING WALLS

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