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Expansive Soils Cause Bowing Walls

EXPANDING SOIL FROM HEAVY RAINFALL CAN WREAK HAVOC ON FOUNDATIONS The saturated soil around your foundation can place a great deal of pressure on your basement walls causing them to bow in. This pressure varies based on the types of soil that are present, how much moisture is in the soil, and how tall your…

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Protect Your Foundation In The Winter

Old Man Winter vs Your Foundation Weather is the number one cause of foundation problems and, although the weather in summer can have an impact on your foundation, the winter months can really take a toll on your structure. There are a lot of things that can affect your foundation once the temperature drops. You…

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Benefits of Carbon Fiber Wall Supports

Carbon Fiber Wall Supports in Pittsburgh, PA Homeowners dealing with bowing and leaning basement walls in their Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area homes can rest assured knowing that Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing has the right solution for them. We offer carbon fiber wall supports to straighten and strengthen the bowing basement walls in your home without…

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Mold, Mildew, and Humidity in Your Basement

Mold, Mildew, and Humidity in Your Basement Basements are a great place for storing belongings or having an extra living area in your home. Unfortunately, they can be a great environment for mold growth, mildew, and humidity. However, there are ways you can help prevent mold from growing in your basement. Mold can be caused…

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Why Water Around Your Pittsburgh Foundation is a Problem

They always say water around your foundation is a leading cause of foundation problems, can you explain why? It’s called hydrostatic pressure, and you are right, it is not good for your foundation, basement, or crawl space. Water is far and away the number one enemy of foundations in terms of the cumulative damage that…

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