Premier Foundation Repair Inc Adds More Support Getting Ready for the Summer and the Increase in Foundation Repairs in Dallas

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The last summer was brutally dry and, while breaking all kinds of records, it also damaged a very high numbers of home foundations. reports that homeowners occasionally had to wait an unusual amount of time to get their foundation problems evaluated by companies in the Dallas metroplex

Foundation repairs Dallas caused by soil type

Dry soil causes foundation repairs

The foundation of your house in Dallas are unfortunately sitting on very expansive soils.

The summer season hasn't started yet and, by all indication, Dallas may be in for another long, foundation cracking summer. Premier Foundation Repair Inc has increased its support resources, and it is ready for the increase in inquiries and request for foundation repairs.

Such high temperatures, for prolonged days, can cause a spike in foundation problems and repairs in Dallas, says Julie from Premier Foundation Repairs Inc. "The foundation of your house in Dallas are unfortunately sitting on very expansive soils. This type of soil is very sensitive to moisture, causing large amount of swelling and shrinking depending on how much water is present." The photo to the right shows a section of a lawn’s ground, only four days after a major storm.

Premier Foundation Repair Inc. has successfully completed foundations repairs in Dallas and Fort Worth for over 30 years has few suggestions for the homeowners that will help prevent the need for foundation repairs in Dallas

1. The grounds’ moisture around the home's perimeter should remain as constant as possible.

2. Periodical use of a sprinkler system and soaker hoses together is the best solution. Homeowners should bury the soaker hoses 12-16” away from the foundation of their residence.

3. Water the yard at night when evaporation is greatly reduced to use less water and save money.

If an automatic sprinkler system is not available, homeowners should use the manual type and rotate it around the perimeter of the house. What is important is that the moisture levels around the perimeter of the house stay as constant as possible.

If a residence shows signs of foundation problems, the customer needs to remember that the root cause, most likely a moisture level issue, will need to be addressed in order for the foundation repairs to last permanently.

This video provided by Premier Foundation Repair Inc (, shows examples of what to look for in a possible situation were foundation repairs may be needed.

Premier Foundation Repair Inc - -has performed thousands of and can evaluate each customer individual situation and unique needs. Premier Foundation Repair Inc is located at 3767 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75244 and can be reached at (972) 417-0823 or on the web at

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