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July 5, 2021
Essential Foundation Repair Before Remodeling Work in McKinney

A house is only a building without an owner or a family that makes it a home and adds value to it. Any homeowner would want to continue beautifying and leveling up their home through home improvement projects. That includes anything from remodeling parts of the interior to repairing the foundation or other parts of […]

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June 28, 2021
Preventing Possible Home Issues for a New Landlord in McKinney

Buying a home and renting it out is one of the best ways to earn passive income. But if you’ve ever had any experience renting out a place, there’s always the possibility of having to deal with difficult situations with your tenant. Minimizing issues, at least on your part as the landlord, is the best […]

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June 14, 2021
Steel Pier Investment for a McKinney Homeowner

Your home is a very valuable asset. Every home improvement project you spend on it is an investment not only in the obvious sense, but it’s also an investment towards a high quality of life and convenience. Not to be biased but repairing the foundation of your home is quite a big improvement and one […]

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June 14, 2021
Resolving Cracks and Gaps on a Home in McKinney Using Concrete Pressed Pilings

One of the things homeowners have to take into account is that after about 15 years or so, issues with the home are likely to come up and repairs will be needed. Specifically if cracks start to appear around your home, it probably has a deeper cause. It’s not something to cause intense worry about, […]

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June 14, 2021
Introducing the Hybrid Pier System to McKinney Homeowners

Having work done on your home is a rigorous process. It takes a lot of planning, coordinating with contractors, time, inconvenience, and money, but it’s always worth having a better and improved home at the end of it all. It’s also worth doing everything correctly the first time. You wouldn’t want to have home improvement […]

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May 17, 2021
Preventing More Foundation Problems in the Future for a Homeowner in McKinney

Just like how trees and all the plants around your home change with the seasons, so does your home’s foundation… Or more specifically, the clay underneath. At least for some people’s homes, the clay sometimes expands and contracts according to the weather and the season. It expands when there’s a lot of moisture, then contracts […]

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May 10, 2021
Steel Piers Installation for a Small Church in McKinney

Foundation problems, regardless of what building it occurs in, is a big issue in itself. If not resolved as soon as signs and symptoms appear, it could lead to serious safety risks for people inside it. Encountering foundation problems in your home is worrying enough. It runs the risk of your entire family’s safety. Imagine […]

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May 3, 2021
Stabilizing a Home’s Foundation with PT2 Piers in McKinney

If you’re someone who prefers nature over the city, living near nature is the most ideal setup. However, having a bit of nature near where you live is sometimes the most practical and only option. One thing you’d appreciate about McKinney is the ability to be surrounded by trees and other kinds of greens in […]

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April 26, 2021
Fixing Up a Home in McKinney for Selling

When you see some problems in your home like cracks along the walls or on window edges, would you diagnose the problem and seek out solutions yourself? That’s one way of doing it, but our client in McKinney didn’t want to leave anything up to chance. They were in the process of selling the home […]

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April 19, 2021
Resolving a Homeowner’s Foundation Problems in McKinney Before Flooring Work

Our environment is a big factor in our well-being. A peaceful and beautiful space can be a catalyst for inspiration and motivation everyday. Our homes being the place we spend the most time in when we are in our state of rest and relaxation means it needs to be conducive to those feelings. Home improvement […]

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March 22, 2021
Creating Stronger Foundations with Effective Foundation Repairs in McKinney

Most homeowners assume that the most important part of their home is the roof. While our roof is the component that protects us from different elements outside, it’s not the only one that keeps us safe. The foundation is what supports our home and bears the weight. Without a solid foundation, it’s only a matter […]

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March 15, 2021
Providing Solutions for Failing Foundations in McKinney, Texas

Maintaining households isn’t easy. You have the choice of regularly checking everything around your house, which takes time and effort. Or you can just relax and let things take care of themselves, which can lead to a lot of problems. With proper maintenance, you can lessen the chances of things going wrong. For example, if […]

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February 15, 2021
Root Barriers: Environmentally-Friendly Protection for McKinney Home

Are you a fan of history and culture? Then you should check out the “I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story” Smithsonian Exhibit. It is exhibited completely for free at the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts from February 8, 2021 to April 23, 2021. You will learn about the complex stories […]

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January 25, 2021
Facing Foundation Problems Head On in McKinney

Owning a house isn’t just a huge milestone—it’s also a huge responsibility. It is the place where you can rest and relax after a long stressful day at work, which gives you all the more reason to handle maintenance and upkeep responsibly. If not, you won’t be enjoying it for long! The foundation of your […]

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January 18, 2021
Lifting a Settling Home with Foundation Repair in McKinney

So the contractor checking your home tells you that it’s settling—what exactly does that mean? Simply put, your house is sinking into the ground because the soil beneath your foundation is shifting. It’s something that naturally occurs over time, but it can also cause a lot of damage. Thus, it’s important to identify right away […]

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January 11, 2021
Foundation Repair for Sale-Ready Homes in McKinney

When you’re getting ready to sell your home, you’ve probably covered all the bases when it comes to things you can see on the surface: the sidings, roof, walls, floors, gutters and more. But what about what’s beneath the surface, like the foundation? You might not know how critical your home’s foundation is. The foundation […]

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January 11, 2021
Resolving Foundation Problems in McKinney Before They Get Worse

Homeowners and inhabitants who live in a safe and stable home get to enjoy tranquility of mind. They can be at their heart’s ease while they relax, or even focus on their everyday chores without having to worry about things like their house falling apart. But what if something is affecting the structural integrity of […]

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January 4, 2021
Helping New Homeowners with Their Foundation Problems

You need to consider plenty of things when you move into your new house. You need to unpack all of your belongings and figure out what is going where. Maybe you would have to childproof or petproof your home. Another thing to worry about is making sure your utilities are all set up and figuring […]

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December 21, 2020
Preventing Catastrophe with Foundation Repairs in McKinney

When foundation issues are ignored, they turn into horror stories. Waiting too long before you resolve a foundation problem can lead to a variety of consequences. Your shifting foundation could create entry points for rodents and insects. It can damage the plumbing hidden beneath the ground. They can lead to cracks in your basement and […]

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November 30, 2020
Installing Drainage Systems That Prevent Water Damage in McKinney Homes

Water might be a giver of life, but it can damage your home’s foundation in many ways. Too much of it can rot the wooden sections of your structures. It can make the soil around and underneath your home’s foundation expand. It can even cause erosion over time. All of these can and will lead […]

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November 30, 2020
Successfully Stabilizing McKinney Homes Through Foundation Repair

The houses and rental properties that you own are huge lifetime investments that you’d definitely want to protect. That’s why you spend so much on maintenance and repairs! But some things happen that you cannot control, especially when it comes to your building’s foundation. Whether the foundation problems were caused by the years passing by […]

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November 23, 2020
Stable Foundations for the Best First Impressions in McKinney

The exterior of your home creates a first impression for neighbors, visitors, and potential buyers. With it, you can display your unique personality and sense of style. It becomes the focal point of your property that adds curb appeal and value. The way your home exterior looks can also project how secure and solid it […]

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November 16, 2020
Taking Care of McKinney Foundation Problems, Big or Small

Microearthquakes are extremely common in Texas, as well as other states across the country. We don't really feel them, that's why they're called microearthquakes, but our homes definitely do. They might not cause any severe damage, but they shift the ground, which affects the foundations of our houses. You should always check for any cracks […]

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November 9, 2020
Improving Homes with Quick Foundation Repair in McKinney TX

With more people stuck at home because of quarantine measures, we’re all forced to use our houses more. It’s no wonder there has been a rising demand for home improvements, with people working inside and out their houses. We get to beautify our living spaces and work out that pent-up energy. But before you get […]

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October 26, 2020
Better Protection for McKinney Homes with Effective Drainage Systems

Our dream homes are places of comfort and peace. We want our home to be a sanctuary where we can relax without any worries. Unfortunately, this will be hard to achieve without a proper drainage system. But why would a drainage system matter? Isn’t the roof or the foundation more important? Because the drainage system […]

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October 19, 2020
Scaring Foundation Problems Away with Quick Repair Services in McKinney, Texas

With Halloween just around the corner, there seem to be plenty of spooky tricks popping up in homes all over Texas. And there’s one thing that has been haunting several of the clients we’ve worked with. No, it isn’t a poltergeist. We’re talking about doors that won’t budge even if they’re unlocked. Sticking doors might […]

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October 19, 2020
Creeping Roots Lead to Foundation Problems in a McKinney Home

Halloween is that time of the year where you have a reason to watch horror movies all day long or exchange ghost stories with friends. But the real horror isn’t found in scary bedtime stories or the creepiest blockbuster. Nothing’s scarier than reality, especially when it happens right at home. We’ve been working on a […]

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October 19, 2020
Boosting Homes’ Resale Values with Efficient Foundation Repair in McKinney, Texas

In time, one may consider selling their home. Perhaps they got a new one, or maybe they need to move out to a different state. Whatever the case may be, it is important to make sure that the home you are selling does not have any hidden foundation issues, or else you may get a […]

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October 5, 2020
Resolving Foundation Movement in McKinney Home with PT2 System

Water is your foundation’s main enemy, as too much of it will cause the soil to swell and shift. Excessive water isn’t the only problem though; you also have to worry about lack of moisture. Aside from affecting plants, it can also damage your home’s foundation! When soil dries out, it shrinks. This then creates […]

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October 5, 2020
Dealing with the Horrors of Foundation Problems in McKinney

Time and time again, you’ve seen us mention foundation problems in our weekly blog posts. But what are they really? And why should you care? To understand how risky foundation issues are, you must first understand how important your foundation really is. Simply put, the foundation in your home is what’s holding it up, literally. […]

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October 3, 2020
Efficiently Solving Drainage Problems for McKinney Homeowners

Are there any soggy areas in your yard that just won’t dry out? Your yard might not be draining properly! This is actually a common problem for homeowners in the Texas area, so you are definitely not alone. Most of the time, it starts with tiny puddles and saturated spots which then turn into big, […]

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September 28, 2020
Helping Homeowners Dealing with Foundation Damage in McKinney

It’s only natural for our homes to undergo wear and tear from the passage of time. But what would you do when the damage happens to your home’s foundation? Diagnosing foundation problems on your own can be tricky. Attempting DIY remedies to solve these problems may only cause further issues, not just to your home […]

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September 28, 2020
Supporting Foundations with Effective Repairs in McKinney Homes

Foundation problems happen to be one of the most subtle issues that a home may encounter, and there are two main reasons behind that. First, you cannot really tell what's going on with your foundation until a professional checks it. Second, most signs of foundation issues often seem unrelated. Figuring out if you are having […]

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September 28, 2020
The Best Solutions to Failing Foundations in McKinney TX

Oftentimes, the culprit behind your foundation problems is just sitting in your yard, providing you shade or adding beauty to your landscape. Yes, we’re talking trees! Having trees on your property comes with many benefits; but it can also cause a lot of issues, especially if the trees are too close for comfort to your […]

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September 14, 2020
A Must-Have Home Solution for Foundation Damage in McKinney

Foundation problems can be tricky, but if you look closely enough you’ll be able to spot the early warning signs that indicate foundation damage. It’s best to contact us immediately if you have been seeing any: Cracks on your interior and exterior walls Misaligned doors that won't open and close properly like they used to […]

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September 14, 2020
Trees and Foundation Issues in McKinney TX

Trees are known to absorb moisture from the soil to sustain them. We have explained time and time again how this negatively affects soil integrity and causes movement, which is bad news for the foundation of our houses. We have dealt with trees many times in our years of repairing foundation-related issues. Because of this […]

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September 7, 2020
Introducing Foundation Dripline Systems to McKinney Homeowners

When you see something out of the ordinary in your house, like a crack or gap in the wall, you’ll likely suspect foundation problems. But that’s not always the case! Here at Permatech, we’ve dealt with so many cracks through the years, and we’ve discovered that not all of them are caused by foundation issues. […]

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August 29, 2020
Providing Professional Home Foundation Repairs in McKinney, Texas

It’s understandable how a lot of homeowners tend to forget to check on their home’s foundation until the damage becomes visible. Try taking some time to check out your foundation even if you haven’t noticed any big changes and you’ll surely find something!Neglecting to check on your foundation regularly can make small problems get bigger […]

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August 15, 2020
Projects with the Best Foundation Solutions in McKinney TX

Are there any noticeable cracks inside your house? Wall cracks can happen due to houses settling over time, but there might be a cause for worry as those cracks could be a sign of something more serious. Not to make you panic, but cracks of increasing size generally denote a problem in your home's foundation.While […]

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July 25, 2020
Resolving Settling Issues with Foundation Repair in McKinney

Natural forces and the passage of time can cause settling in our homes. You can think of it as a really slow version of quicksand. It takes a lot of time for a house to settle, but when it does, the effects can get in the way of our regular activities. Maybe you’ve noticed the […]

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July 17, 2020
Solving Foundation Problems for Homeowners in McKinney

Do you happen to have trees near your house? Trees have proven beneficial to people on a day to day basis, from cleaning the air to adding beauty to our homes. Unfortunately, while trees offer these benefits, they can also provide you inconveniences, more specifically, to your home’s “roots”. Nearby trees can damage your building’s […]

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July 11, 2020
Resolving Plumbing Leak Damage with Quality Foundation Repair in McKinney

Have you noticed any structural problems in your house’s foundation lately? There could be a number of reasons behind it, from temperature changes to soil composition. But there is a culprit that is a common cause behind the foundation issues in many homes—WATER. Water is seemingly harmless, as we encounter it daily. It plays a […]

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July 11, 2020
Boosting Curb Value with Fast Foundation Repair in McKinney

Whether you’re trying to sell your property or you just want to maintain a beautiful home, it’s important to keep your house in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, damage to your home’s exterior negatively affects its overall appearance AND value. You can’t exactly get the best first impression from buyers or visitors when your bricks or sheetrock […]

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July 3, 2020
Keeping Our Promise of Quality Foundation Repair Services to Texas Homeowners

Although your house might be structurally sound, it isn’t crack-proof. Whether these cracks are small or big, they can lower your home’s value, affect its physical beauty, and even put you and your loved ones at risk. Do you know what the number one culprit behind these cracks is? If you said WATER, you guessed […]

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June 27, 2020
Protecting McKinney Homes from Foundation Problems with Effective Repairs

Every new building will eventually settle over time. When your home settles on its foundations, you might notice fine cracks around your expansion joints, which could be perfectly normal! But sometimes, these cracks could be DANGER SIGNS. So how do you know when it's time to worry? If cracks are small and narrow, it might […]

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June 27, 2020
Helping McKinney Homeowners with Foundation Repairs

Are you looking to sell your home? If you answered yes, then there’s one thing you need to remember. What you see on the outside reflects the inside of your house. No, we don’t mean that buyers will have x-ray vision. More often than not, any damage or other issues that appear on your home’s […]

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February 11, 2020
Drainage for Keeping the Shoes Dry - McKinney

Linda in McKinney came to us with a interesting drainage problem. Every time it rained, she would have a small lake in front of her house, concentrated on her sidewalk. Because of that she would have to get her feet wet whenever she walked into her house! Linda has a unique yard, one in which […]

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October 31, 2019
Stopping Roots in Their Tracks – McKinney

One of our projects this week is installing a root barrier for a client in McKinney. Travis called us with concerns about cracks in the sheet rock forming inside his home. After an in-depth foundation inspection, we determined that the foundation failed around the right side of the home. While discussing possible causes for the […]

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