Foundation Repair Articles


Is Foundation Repair Covered by Insurance?

10.07.2019 / by foundationsottawa / 0 comments

Owning a home is a major expense. In addition to making mortgage payments, you will also want to have insurance so that you are covered in case something goes wrong. But when getting insurance for your home, you will want…


What are Some Indicators That My House is Settling?

10.07.2019 / by foundationsottawa / 0 comments

Settling is a part of a home’s natural evolution. It is described as a gradual sinking into the ground that occurs when soil beneath the foundation begins to shift. Settling is usually not cause for alarm but in some cases,…


Why is My Basement Flooded?

10.07.2019 / by foundationsottawa / 0 comments

Basements are prone to flooding and flooding can occur at any time. It is often caused by inclement weather, but there are several other things that can cause flooding. These include: A Blocked Floor Drain Lack of a Sump Pump…


Your house may be the biggest investment you’ll ever make. That’s why you’ll want to pay close attention to any signs of damage before small problems become big problems. One area of the house that is especially vulnerable to damage…


When Should I Worry About Foundation Cracks?

27.06.2019 / by foundationsottawa / 0 comments

The basics of foundation preservation include: Grade soil away from the foundation Install a sump pump with battery back up Clean gutters Of course, regular inspection is a priority.  Even with these preventive measures, cracks can form.  Understanding what can…


How much should I expect to pay to repair my foundation?

27.06.2019 / by foundationsottawa / 0 comments

As an Ottawa homeowner you may be experiencing foundation problems.  So, this is a very legitimate question.  An equally legitimate answer is: It Depends! Average Foundation Repair Cost It is impossible to offer an estimate on foundation repair without actually…