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Foundation Cracks – What You Need to Know

Common Types of Foundation Cracks Finding a crack in your home’s foundation can be scary. But, contrary to what many people think, not all cracks are the same.  The location, depth and direction can tell you a lot about the severity of foundation cracks. Here is a brief overview of the most common foundation cracks …

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Pier and Beam Foundations – Pros and Cons

Pier and Beam Foundations – Pros and Cons The move from pier and beam foundations to slab on grade foundations began during the post-World War II era to meet the increasing demand for new, affordable housing. But there are still plenty of older homes in the Greater Fort Worth area that were constructed using the …

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Buying A House with Foundation Problems

Buying A House with Foundation Problems Last month we discussed selling a house with foundation issues.  In this article, we’ll discuss things you should consider before buying a house with foundation problems. For starters, you need to be aware that buying a home is an emotional experience – both good and bad.  The excitement of finding …

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Selling a House with Foundation Problems

How To Sell a House with Foundation Problems Selling a house with foundation problems can be tricky but it can be done. Letting potential buyers know you have foundation issues can significantly increase the amount of time it takes for your home to sell and can also dramatically reduce the amount buyers are willing to …

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What Causes Foundations to Fail?

Causes of Foundations Failure As one of the leading Fort Worth foundation repair companies, we’re often asked what causes foundations to fail.  The truth is, there are a variety of things that can cause your home’s foundation to fail, movement in the soil is the most common reason for foundation problems. Builders have known how …

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Protect Your Foundation from Hot, Dry Summer Weather

Protect Your Foundation from Hot, Dry Summer Weather Summer of 2018 promises to be a scorcher here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  Knowing how to protect your foundation from hot, dry weather ahead can help you avoid costly foundation repairs.  Here are some simple things every homeowner in the DFW area should keep in mind …

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Atlas Foundation Company Celebrates 60 Years

Atlas Foundation Company Celebrates 60 Years in Business Burleson, Texas-based Atlas Foundation Company, Inc. is celebrating 60 years of providing expert foundation repair services to homeowners in the Greater Fort Worth area. Atlas Foundation Company, Inc. was founded by Willard Murdock on three simple principles: Honesty, Quality, and Integrity.  Prior to starting the foundation repair …

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Foundation Maintenance Tips for the DFW Rainy Season

Foundation Maintenance During the Rainy Season in DFW In many parts of the country, April marks the beginning of the rainy season; hence the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.”  But here in the Dallas/Fort Worth, May is historically our rainiest month.  And while we need the rain to get us through the hot, dry …

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Why do I Need a Plumbing Test After a Foundation Repair?

Why Do I Need a Plumbing Test After a Foundation Repair? One of the most common questions homeowners ask when having their foundation repaired is “Why do I need a plumbing test?” A reputable foundation repair company will perform a hydrostatic plumbing test after any major slab foundation repairs are performed to ensure that there …

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Angie’s List Super Service Award

Atlas Foundation Co, Inc. Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service  Burleson, TX 2017 – Atlas Foundation Co, Inc. is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have …

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