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  • Smart Healthy Homes

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    Posted by Ken L.on 07/10/2022

    Jon and his crew installed rafter vents (where the rafters meet the soffit) and blown-in insulation in my attic. The baffling in the rafters was a challenge at first, but Jon's crew persevered and got the vents installed properly. The insulation job was well done with a minimum of the agreed upon 8 inches throughout the attic. I was particularly impressed with the crew's efforts to keep our floors and living area as undisturbed as possible during the prep work as well as while blowing in the insulation. The floors were covered with cardboard taped in place, doors and hallways away from the activity were sectioned off with plastic, and HEPA filter units ran throughout the process to keep the non-work areas free of particulates. The cleanup after the job was excellent as well. I would definitely recommend considering Jon and his services for an attic insulation project.

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    Foundation Solutions, LLC

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    Our mission at Foundations Solutions is to continue the growth of our business by doing right by all of our clients. We love seeing that one of a kind smile on a home owners face at the end of a project! Foundations Solutions stacks up with the competition and surpasses it with competitive prices, second to none workmanship and a prompt/responsive team! We give you quality that you can measure, and a finished product that will enhance your home forever. Call us today!

  • MDH Construction Services, Inc.

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    Posted by Didian A.on 06/06/2022

    It was exceptionally easy to work with MDH. Iâ m â all around satisfied with their work.â Each employee was professional/pleasant/conscientious. Need I say more? â ¦I donâ t think so. I donâ t want to be redundant. In summary, I know I can recommend them without reservation.

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    MarRow Construction

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    In Business Since 2010

    We invite you to experience a tradition of customer satisfaction that will exceed your greatest expectations. Our professionalism and quality workmanship will accurately reflect your taste and lifestyle. From conception to completion, we work with you until the job is done. We are ethical, honest, and easy to communicate with.

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Where is a foundation in a house?

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A house’s foundation is always located under the house itself. A foundation is the load-bearing portion of a home and is usually built below ground, though different types are built at different locations under a home. For instance, a basement foundation is built at least eight feet deep into the ground under the house to create living space below the ground level of the home. A crawl space foundation is built under a shallow trench beneath your home—typically between two and five feet deep. A slab foundation, also known as a monolithic or monoslab foundation, simply lays flat against the ground under your home. Pier and beam foundations also rest on the ground, but elevate the home using piers, typically about two feet off the ground.

What are the types of foundations for homes?

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  • Basement Foundations: Also called a full basement foundation or a daylight basement, a basement foundation is one of the most popular types of foundations. One of the appeals of a basement foundation is that it offers additional living space under the home. A daylight basement typically includes windows to let natural light into the space. This type of foundation allows for homeowners to maximize the footprint of their home by offering a finished living space.
  • Concrete Slab Foundations: Also called a slab, monolithic, or monoslab foundation, this type of foundation is essentially a poured concrete slab that rests on the ground under your home. It’s typically one single piece and is relatively easy and inexpensive to build.
  • Crawlspace Foundations: This type of foundation provides just enough space under a home for a person to crawl around in to access plumbing or wiring, or store equipment such as a furnace.
  • Wood Foundations: These types of foundations are less common, though they were a popular choice in the mid 20th-Century. A wood foundation is typically made of pest and mold-resistant wood, like cedar or redwood. They are easy to install, though they aren’t as long-lasting as concrete foundations. Wood foundations are not ideal for climates that see a lot of rain and snow, as they must be built on very dry soil.
  • Pier and Beam Foundations: These foundations, which are common in coastal areas, use piers and beams to lift a house off the ground. Also known as pier and post or pier and pile foundations, the aim of pier and beam foundations is to support a home that is built on sand or soil that is prone to flooding, erosion, or ground shifts. A structural engineer needs to oversee the building of a pier and beam foundation to ensure its structural integrity.

How much does a foundation repair cost?

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The typical cost to repair a foundation is between $2,200 and $7,500, though most homeowners pay around $4,800. The price of a foundation repair depends on the extent of damage. Major repairs that require the use of hydraulic piers can cost $10,000 or more, while minor cracks can run as low as $500. Fixing a leaky foundation by sealing it costs between $2,300 and $7,300.

What is the strongest foundation for a house?

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Concrete foundations that are reinforced with steel plinth and beams are considered to be the strongest type of foundation—especially on lots with loose or muddy soil. This type of foundation uses a reinforced concrete beam built between the wall and the foundation. Homes built in areas that are prone to flooding or earthquakes also benefit from a foundation that contains steel plinth and beams.

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Recent Job Requests for Foundation Contractors in Mobile, AL

  • NewProject: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/29/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Financing Requested: Yes
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for repairing a foundation
  • NewProject: Raise a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/28/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Property Owner: Yes
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for PIERS.
  • NewProject: Waterproof a Basement or Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/25/22
  • Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/23/22
    Nature of Project: Installation of new drainage system
    Reason for Drains: Discoloration, odors or rust
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: Septum tank is backing up
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/20/22
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/18/22
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/16/22
  • Project: Waterproof a Basement or Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/14/22
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/12/22
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/10/22
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/09/22
    Damage Repair Type: Concrete is damp
    Damage Repair Type: Concrete is dirty or stained
    Damage Repair Type: Foundation cracked or broken
    Presence of Water: Yes
    Location: Home/Residence
    Financing Requested: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
  • Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/09/22
  • Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
    Location: Mobile, AL
    Date: 09/07/22
    Nature of Project: Repair of existing drainage system
    Reason for Drains: Water leaks through walls
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Comment: Rainwater backing up and seeping into foundation causing water in house. Need onsite evaluation, estimates and immediate repairs.

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