Foundation Repair Talk – Tips and talk from the foundation experts
Houses built in and around Edmonton before 1990 may have been insulated with Vermiculite, or “popcorn insulation”. Vermiculite is a naturally occurring “mica-like” mineral that was mined and processed into attic insulation starting in the...Read More
Hiring a contractor At Shield Foundation Repair, we spend an enormous amount of time and effort making sure our customers are dealing with a company that meets or exceeds the highest industry and government standards....Read More
Homes in and around Edmonton built earlier than 1990 were often insulated with vermiculite in walls and attics. Roughly 70% of all vermiculite used for insulation before this time carries the risk of asbestos...Read More
We love the foundation repair business, and we are good at it. But one of our lesser-known specialty services is home lifting and levelling. Our team consists of seasoned pros who have years of experience...Read More
We don’t just get “rain” in Edmonton. We get downpours. Now, with winter moving in, early snowfalls can lead to slow melting water accumulations in low lying areas of your home. 10 cm of snow...Read More
Weeping tile is an odd name, and not something we would normally associate with water drainage. In fact, it’s a system that collects water around the footing of your home and directs it away from...Read More
At Shield Foundation Repair, we take customer service personally. People always say not to take things that way when a customer is upset but it means something to us if they aren’t happy. It means...Read More
Have a walkout basement? Here’s an example of floor sloping at the walkout portion. This is a common problem usually associated with the original home construction. It could have been easily avoided. The walkout portion...Read More
In Edmonton, pipes that run through the walls of a home or commercial foundations are usually sealed up with concrete, hydraulic cement, or caulk. These penetration points are one of the weakest areas in the...Read More
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