Allied Foundation Blog

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Houston Foundation Types
The types of foundation in Houston, and how to know when it needs leveling.
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Houston, Hurricanes and Bad Storms - Is Your Home Ready?
As Houstonians, our proximity to the Gulf Coast puts our families and our homes in danger of the hazards...
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Isaac Bowling Straight Into Hurricane Alley
As we watch the news here at Allied Foundation, we see Hurricane Isaac making quite an entrance into...
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The Warning Signs of Foundation Distress
The top ways to tell if your foundation is in need of repair.
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What Causes Foundation Cracks in Houston Homes?
Learn that could be causing foundation cracks in your Houston home, along with the best way to fix these.
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How to Protect Your Home from the Rain
Protecting your home from torrential Houston rains can be done in many ways depending on your location....
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Can a French Drain Save My Foundation?
We will use this post to focus on two other important aspects; namely, why and when a French drain should...
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Why Concrete Piers Are Better than Steel Piers
Pier and beam foundations are most appropriate for the homes located in areas that have expansive clay...
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What Is the Clay Bowl Effect
When a home is being built, the soil is excavated to make room for the foundation. This creates an empty...
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