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PTS “Conseal” System for Sealing Leaks in Sub-Grade Structures

The PTS “Conseal” System is a proven, cost-effective method for stopping or controlling water intrusion in situations where leaking areas are otherwise accessible only through excavation. The system is applicable for use in manholes, foundation walls and floors, electrical vaults, buried pipe and conduit, tunnels and most other sub-grade structures. (For use in small diameter  … Read more


Floods on Long Island: Preparing for the Worst

Floods on Long Island: Preparing for the Worst

In the Northeast, and particularly Long Island, inclement weather can pose quite a threat to homeowners. Storms that result in flooding can cause excessive damage, some of which can take months to repair. While flood insurance is useful in emergency situations, its important to take some preventative steps to protect your home and your assets.  … Read more


Carbon Fiber Foundation Repair: Advantages and Disadvantages

Carbon Fiber Foundation Repair: Advantages and Disadvantages

For homeowners, the well-being of the foundation is essential. A cracked foundation will cause the home to gradually sink further into the soil, eventually leading to weakened soil and compounding the stability issue. Beyond the many safety repercussions that a broken foundation may cause, it can also decrease the value of your home, which is  … Read more


Top 6 Foundation Damage Signs

Top 6 Foundation Damage Signs

Your foundation is essential to the structural integrity to your home. It functions by both holding up your entire home (and possessions), as well as preventing it from settling into the ground. Delays in foundation repairs can compound existing foundation issues. Homeowners should be aware of any obvious signs of foundation damage, as well as  … Read more


Foundation Stability: How to Improve Drainage

Foundation Stability: How to Improve Drainage

Maintaining the soil surrounding your home is important for your foundation. An unregulated flow of water into the soil surrounding your home can cause the soil to expand and contract, which puts excessive pressure on the foundation below. This can cause water to enter your basement, among many other problems. To prevent the need for  … Read more


How Do Trees Affect Foundations

How Do Trees Affect Foundations

As a property owner, you should always be aware of ways that you can protect your building’s foundation. Not only will protecting the foundation help keep everyone safe, it will keep your property value high. Long Island has a lot of trees, and the roots can be problematic to the soil. Left untreated, this problem  … Read more


What are the Benefits of Slab Jacking?

What are the Benefits of Slab Jacking?

As the backbone of support for your home, maintaining your foundation is important. Correcting foundation issues before they worsen is critical. Concrete foundations can sink due to improper installation on a loose dirt surface, erosion, and softened soil. Slab jacking is a reliable, non-invasive approach to correcting foundation issues, with minimal impact to daily operations.  … Read more


Helical Piles: The Best Installation Method for Solar Panels

Helical Piles: The Best Installation Method for Solar Panels

Solar energy is a promising energy source that is appealing to many Americans. It’s on the cutting edge, it’s environmentally friendly, and it requires almost no effort after installing solar panels. Placing solar panels on top of a home is common, but mounting your solar panels in the ground with solar foundations is also great  … Read more


Using Epoxy Injection for Foundation and Structural Repairs

Using Epoxy Injection for Foundation and Structural Repairs

A cracked foundation in your structure or home can lead to many other issues. It is best to treat foundation cracks early. While there are many repair methods for concrete wall cracks, injecting epoxy is a simple solution. Epoxy injection will restore stability without disturbing the foundation, or affecting your daily routine. Epoxy Injection: Benefits  … Read more


Why Your Building Foundation is So Important

Why Your Building Foundation is So Important

The foundation of a building is responsible for holding the entire building up, no matter what the circumstances are. A poorly designed foundation, or one that is never maintained or repaired, can threaten the structural integrity of the building. Moreover, it threatens the lives of the occupants. Recognizing the importance of a building foundation is  … Read more