High & Dry Foundation Repair

5 Signs Your Home’s Foundation Needs Repair

A Home Is Only As Strong As Its Foundation. How Strong Is Yours? Is your St. Louis, MO home’s foundation in trouble? The foundation is one of your home’s most critical components, ultimately responsible for bearing the entire weight of ...

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ABC’s of Wall Bracing

Structural stability is an ever-present battle for homes in and around St. Louis. The combination of expansive soil and extreme seasonal weather changes cause many homes to shift. One common structural concern found in St. Louis basements is lateral wall ...

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Do I Need a Battery Back-Up Sump Pump?

Many customers will ask, “Do I really need to spend the extra money on a battery backup sump pump?” We at High and Dry like to answer that question with a question, “When will you need your sump pump most?” ...

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Foundation Repair in Multi-Generational Homes

Dry-laid stone foundations are charming and were standard practice for many homes a hundred years ago. These foundations were hand-laid, usually by the very farmer whose house would sit on them, using available stone. Some of these old foundations still ...

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5 Benefits to Repairing Your Home’s Foundation

Keeping your house in good shape is important both for resale value in the event you decide to move, and for your comfort and safety while you're living in the home. One of the best ways to make sure your ...

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Basement Waterproofing Myths

Your basement should never be wet, damp, or moldy, and you shouldn’t ever see cracks in your walls or floors. It’s a part of your home, and should always provide a safe and dry living space. That said, however, many ...

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Matching the Repair to the Problem: Not Everything Requires a Hammer

Abraham Maslow once said, "I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail." This "Law of the Instrument" means a foundation repair company that owns expensive, ...

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Living in an Older Home? Look Out for These Common Foundation Problems

Identifying and repairing foundation issues can be tricky simply because this part of the house is hidden from view. If you own an older home, it's essential to know the warning signs of common foundation problems so you can address ...

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Top 5 Tips to Maintain Your Foundation

Owning a home can be very rewarding, but it can also be a huge responsibility. One of the most important things a homeowner must do to keep their house in good shape is properly maintain its foundation. However, overlooking the ...

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Interior vs. Exterior Waterproofing Solutions

Drip, drip, drip … That's a sound that nobody wants to hear while relaxing at home. Keeping your home safe, dry and waterproof is one of the most important things you can do, whether you've been in the house for ...

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