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This is where we will post industry news as well as helpful hints for the home and business owner in Chicagoland.

Fixing Foundation Cracks in Downers Grove, IL - What You Need to Know

A village in DuPage County, Illinois, Downers Grove was named number 8 in Forbes America's Friendliest Towns and number 5 in CNN's Best Places for a Healthy Retirement. It also has one of the nation's most educated citizenry and has expansive parks, and a significant number of doctors and hospitals.  

Downers Grove also has one of the highest teardown rates in the area with older residences being torn down for larger, newer homes. But sometimes, even if the homes are new, not much care is given to the foundation or backfill, which is often carried over from the old home.  

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How the Summer Drought Causes Structural Foundation Damage

The extremely dry weather we are experiencing causes the ground to crack, move or even sink, which could damage your home's foundation! If you have cracks in your foundation or you're seeing gaps under your cabinets or baseboards, schedule an estimate today!

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Dry Weather Can Lead to Structural Problems with Your Foundation

This year's drought did more than damage crops. Many Chicagoland homes have been left with structural foundation damage.

You should be on the lookout for cracks in your brickwork, walls and ceilings, and you may even notice that your floors are uneven. These are symptoms that can indicate structural issues. But you should also be aware that if your doors and windows aren't functioning properly, it's very important to determine the root of the problem before having them replaced. If you have structural problems, new window and doors will end up behaving just like the old ones.

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The Drought Could be Causing Damage to Your Foundation!

The Drought Could be Causing Damage to Your Foundation!

droughts can damage structural foundations

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Contractors Avoid Explosive Complaints with Low Pressure Crack Injections

Downers Grove, IL
May 16, 2009

Pre-finishing techniques protect indoor air quality against airborne health hazards.

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