Missouri has a history of mining dating back as early as the 1740s, where miners mined resources such as lead, iron, limestone, gravel, and coal. As a result, the state has many abandoned mines that can affect the stability of the ground. If your home was built on mine subsidence, naturally, you worry about sinking. […]
Category Archives: Foundation Repair
As a homeowner, you know that there is no margin for error when it comes to your property and its assets. The foundation of your home is crucial to the stability and security of your asset – if compromised, you could be looking at costly repairs or even an expensive rebuild.
Springtime is perfect for homeowners to get their homes in order and kickstart any new projects. One area of the house that deserves some extra attention during this season is your basement. It can be easy to forget about what lies beneath, but taking care of your basement now will save you from having a […]
Foundation Repair, Healthy Home, Waterproofing
What To Expect When Getting Your Basement Waterproofed
Do you wrinkle your nose at the musty smell every time you go down into your basement? Do you dread to think of the day you’ll find a puddle of water where it’s not supposed to be? If so, it’s time to contact the professionals at Missouri Basement to get your basement waterproofed. Here’s what […]
At Missouri Basement, we want you to be educated about your home, any problems that could arise, and how to fix them. One of the problems that could affect your home is something called hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is one of the most common causes of basement leaks, bowing walls, and settling foundations in homes. […]
Whether you need waterproofing so you can create a beautiful finished basement, a vapor barrier to prevent pests and moisture, or need foundation repair, Missouri Basement will help you find the best solution. At Missouri Basement, we are proud to offer free “EZ-crack” estimates so you are never caught off guard by unforeseen costs. We […]
Problems with your home’s foundation are a severe matter. Wall cracks, tilting chimneys, doors, or windows that stick, or the complete failure of the foundation itself are sure signs that your home is in trouble. It’s always in your best interest to begin repairs for foundation settlement sooner than later.
Bowing walls are always a sign that something is seriously wrong with your foundation. The foundation is a critical part of your home, as it provides support to the entire structure. When there is failure, your home (and your safety!) is put risk.
Cracks in the driveway, a garage door that now has gaps. What’s going on? It could be street creep. Street creep, or concrete creep, is a condition that can occur due to thermal changes or passing cars “pushing” the road towards the home. Street creep is more common in homes with concrete driveways on a […]
A sinking or settling foundation is a great cause for concern for homeowners. Foundation settlement is a common problem in Missouri and will only become worse (and more expensive to repair) over time; it’s always in your best interest to begin repairs for foundation settlement sooner rather than later. If it’s not repaired or replaced, […]