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Topic: Foundation repair

Jun 19, 2020
Jul 1, 2020

I agree with what Yuri said and would like to add that it is imporatant to have it removed properly so as not to cross contaminate. Mold spores are microscopic in size and easily dispersed if not handled correctly.

Jun 19, 2020

The leak and mold are time sensitive. Mold can be hazardous to your health. Dealing with mold properly means removing the sheetock and insulation once the leak is fixed. Don't let anyone tell you they can seal it in place and paint ove it. It must be removed. The foundation work can get vey expensive if you wait too long so don't put that off too long.

Hope this helps.

Nov 16, 2015

Rochell Smith answered:

Jan 12, 2019

This is really a tough situation because you have twice workload at your side but you nither able to decide the starting of your work. But you have to consider that if you start the roofing first then there is some possibility that when you want to start the foundation work then roof shouldn't get damaged so you have to start from foundation then Roofing. Because of first thing always first.

Now you know how you can get the work done properly and without any over budget issues. If you are still confused about then I can refer you a company which is really the professionals and provide you the best solutions for your work.

Nov 16, 2015
Nov 1, 2018

I agree with all of the above comments. The best is to start with the roof or where a leak is coing in from. Get that taken care of and then work on the foundation. 

Make sure you hire a licensed and insured roofing and foundation companies. Also ask about the warranties they offer. 

Oct 25, 2018
Nov 1, 2018
  1.  Look at your contract and all the specifications of the project. See what is written about the installation. 
  2.  Talk to the contractor. Question their choices.
  3. If not satisfied with the answers, write a review.
Oct 25, 2018
Oct 30, 2018


What did the contractor say.  Why didn't she/he use them.  I would talk to the contractors before I file a complaint with the BBB.  Can you tell me more about the project?

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Peter Polce asked:

Mar 28, 2017
Jan 16, 2018

Contact the Floor Jack rep at the corporation that manufactures. They should have a list of vendors and send you proper installation standards. Best of Luck. Also we would recommend a structural engineer for your assistance.  Best of Luck #GuildQuality #ProTip

Peter Polce asked:

Mar 28, 2017
Dec 3, 2017

Galloway Roofing & Siding does not work on structure foundations.

Dan Vorona asked:

May 21, 2014

Gregory Brown answered:

Oct 5, 2016

I don't know but there is some mojor problem with my sewer main line. I think it is severly clogged and think that only a professional can fixed it. Which is the best trenchless sewer repairs in NJ.

Nov 16, 2015
Mar 8, 2016

Agreeing with most of the other comments here, we would suggest fixing the roof first to correct any water issues that may stem from it (i.e. ponding water near foundation, etc.) as well as gutter repair or install to run the water from the roof away from the foundation and home . In addition, its a good idea to look at the ground around the home to ensure that during rain or precipitation events, the ground runoff water is flowing away from the home or at least divert it away from the home if possible (i.e. adding drainage, etc.) before addressing the foundation. If you hire foundation professionals that take the time and care to properly raise the home and replace or repair foundation correctly, there should be no issues with the roof or any other aspects of the home. Hire a fully insured and licensed company always! Hope this helps!

Nov 16, 2015
Jan 5, 2016

We agree with everyone that notes to fix your roof first, including any gutters and downspouts. Remember to be sure to run the water AWAY from the home. Water coming down around the drip zone of the foundation is a big problem and can be addressed with those initial steps. Then, you can and should address the foundation with a reputable foundation contractor. Water kills a home. Use the top down rationale and control it. But definitely fix that foundation but after everything above is corrected. Good luck.

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