Although there are different things you need to consider when planning your outdoor space, your home’s foundation is among the most important ones.
Having a high clay content, Houston’s soil is extremely vulnerable to seasonal fluctuations, which cause it to significantly expand during the winter and shrink just as much in the summer.
Whether you choose to plant trees, shrubs, flowering plants, or ornamental grasses, installing root barrier systems is the only way to protect your home’s foundation, garage, walkways, driveways, and other structures from potential structural damage.
When tree roots come up to the soil surface, they can damage the landscape and different structures around homes, including foundations, driveways, walkways, plumbing systems, and sewer lines.
A BioBarrier System should be installed if you are worried about your tree roots expanding and damaging your house.
During the summer, many homeowners love spending time outdoors and tending to their flower beds.
Among all soil types, clay soil, which is prevalent in the Houston area, has the greatest potential to damage a foundation. Find out how it affects your Houston home.
Tree roots can be the sewer and foundation invader you never saw coming.
Trees are a wonderful thing to have around a home! But certain types can hurt your foundation in the long run. Here are a few to avoid.