Category Archives: Foundation Repair

6 Common Foundation Repair Myths That Homeowners Should Know

6 Common Foundation Repair Myths That Homeowners Should Know Foundation issues can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare, and when problems arise, it’s crucial to separate fact from fiction. Unfortunately, there are several myths and misconceptions surrounding foundation repair that can cause confusion. Here are a few of the most common:   Myth 1: Foundation Problems […]

How to Spot Foundation Issues Before They Become a Problem

How to Spot Foundation Issues Before They Become a Problem   Your home’s foundation provides stability and support, ensuring it stands strong for years to come. However, like any part of your house, it can face challenges over time. Early detection of foundation problems is key to preventing costly damage and maintaining the structural integrity […]

Bowing Basement Walls: Identifying The Problem and Finding a Solution

Bowing Basement Walls: Identifying The Problem and Finding a Solution Discovering bowed, cracked, or leaning walls in your basement or crawlspace can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. These structural issues are a clear sign that something is amiss with the integrity of your property.   Why are Bowing Walls Such A Big Problem? Bowing walls […]

Do You Have Basement Bugs? Here’s How To Get Rid of Them

One common issue that many homeowners face in basements is the unwelcome presence of bugs. Especially during the dog days of summer, the warmer temperatures and higher humidity create optimal conditions for bug activity. Many pests are most active during this time, seeking shelter and moisture in cool, damp basements. In addition to the environment, […]

Is Your Basement Cracking? Take Action Now

At Missouri Basement, we recognize that a strong and stable foundation is the key to a secure home. That’s why foundation cracks should be a major cause for concern. Here’s what you need to know about the causes of foundation cracks, why they pose a problem, and the solutions available. Foundation cracks can stem from […]

My home was built on mine subsidence. Now what?

home built on mine subsidence

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. […]

Now is the time to get your home foundation inspected

home foundation getting inspected and waterproofed

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.

Your basement spring cleaning checklist

Backup Sump Pump

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 […]

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 […]

What Is Hydrostatic Pressure?

basement leaks

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. […]