Tip Of The Day: Fixing Cracks When Lifting A Home

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Tip Of The Day: Fixing Cracks When Lifting A Home

Tip Of The Day: Fixing Cracks When Lifting A Home

Fixing Cracks When Lifting A Home Here is the Tip Of The Day from October 25th. Before and After Lifting A Home Brian discusses cracks in the home before and after lifts. Typically when you notice cracks appearing in your homes stucco or drywall, your first initial reaction is to fill those cracks, or mask […]

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Tip Of The Day: Helical Wall Anchors

Tip Of The Day: Helical Wall Anchors

Helical Wall Anchors In the Tip Of The Day for October 23rd, Brian talks about helical anchors and retaining walls. Check out the tip of the day to see a scaled down model of how the helical anchor looks once it is installed. A helical pier or helical anchor is a steel pier that contains […]

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Tip Of The Day: Silt As Soil

Tip Of The Day: Silt As Soil

Silt As Soil Brian’s Tip of The Day for October 10th was all about silt as soil. As Brian explained in the Tip Of The Day, silt is a soil type that is sort of a combination between sand and clay. It has a sparkly appliance and is finer than clay. When dry, silt can […]

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Tip Of The Day: Sand Soil

Tip Of The Day: Sand Soil

Sand Soil Brian’s Tip Of The Day for October 9th was all about SAND. What Is Sand Soil? What does it mean that you have sand soil? Sand soil is composed of many irregular to rounded tiny grains. Sand, under a magnifying glass, looks like a what a bunch of gum balls would like in […]

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Anaheim Foundation Settlement

Anaheim Foundation Settlement

Customer: Zach Taylor Anaheim, CA 92807 Why did the customer contact Dalinghaus Construction? Mr. Taylor contacted Dalinghaus Construction when he started noticing that the tile in his floor began to sound hollow in a few areas throughout the living room in his beautiful Anaheim home. He began researching different causes and learned about the signs […]

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San Juan Capistrano Foundation Settling

San Juan Capistrano Foundation Settling

Customer: Michael Voss San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 Why did the customer contact Dalinghaus Construction? Mr. Voss contacted Dalinghaus Construction after having both a geotechnical and structural engineer inspect his beautiful 4000 sq ft San Juan Capistrano home. His home was settling and it showed most of the tell-tale signs we see in the Orange […]

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San Clemente Wall Cracks

San Clemente Wall Cracks

Customer: Diana Kelly San Clemente, CA 92673 Why did the customer contact Dalinghaus Construction? Mrs. Kelly contacted Dalinghaus Construction after multiple cracks became visible throughout her beautiful three bedroom home in San Clemente. There were multiple cracks visible in the drywall in four different areas of the home, including two bedrooms, the living room, and […]

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Sticking Doors and Windows

Sticking Doors and Windows

Sticking doors and windows can be an ongoing annoyance when it comes to your home.  The reason that your doors and/or windows may be sticking is typically caused by movement within the window or door framing.  This movement can be caused by numerous things.  Weather Can Cause Sticking Doors If you live in an area […]

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Why do Foundations Settle?

Why do Foundations Settle?

What Causes Foundations to Settle in Orange County, San Diego & Los Angeles Counties, CA Your home is resting on several different layers of soil each with its own thickness, density, and load-bearing characteristics. Some of these soils have been in place for thousands of years or more placed there by wind, water, or glaciers. […]

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Warning Signs of Foundation Settlement

Warning Signs of Foundation Settlement

Foundation Warning Signs in Orange County, San Diego and Los Angeles, CA Many people may wonder if their foundation is having issues, but how can you be sure? The only sure fast way to know is by having a certified and licensed foundation expert come to assess your home or business, but there are a […]

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