Tip of the Day: Pier & Beam Foundations

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Tip of the Day: Pier & Beam Foundations

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. In these next few tip of the day videos, Brian and Mark will discuss pier and […]

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Tip of the Day: What Causes Foundation Settlement?

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 video and the previous videos in this little series about what causes settlement has given you a better […]

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Tip of the Day: Importance of Proper Drainage

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 issues. Check out today’s tip with Brian and Mark to learn more about improper draining and how […]

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Tip of the Day: Vegetation and its Effects on Foundations

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 really nice shade tree in the front yard about five feet from the foundation’s footings. I […]

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Tip of the Day: Foundations Built on Slopes

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 issues due to how close they are to slopes. Slopes can cause your home’s foundation to […]

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Tip of the Day: Foundation Settlement with Mark

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, in our business and in our lives. So this year, look for Dalinghaus Construction to be […]

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Tip of the Day: What is a DCP Test?

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 the foundation repair industry to test the soils. Here is the tip of the day, where […]

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Tip of the Day: When Not to Use Helical Piers, Part 2

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 best for your foundation repair project. Call Dalinghaus Construction today for all your foundation concerns. We […]

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Tip of the Day: Do You Even Lift, Bro?

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 how we lift houses.  Take a look at the video below!  If you are wanting more […]

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Foundation Repair for Dummies

Foundation Repair for Dummies

Don’t worry – you aren’t the only dummy. Most people are dummies when it comes to foundation repair. But that is why Dalinghaus Construction has put together “Foundation Repair for Dummies” with the buttons below.  It is our goal to make foundation repair very easy to understand. We often get questions from people such as […]

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