1. Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring a Foundation Contractor

    You like to believe that people are good and no one is “out to get you.” While this may be a good plan the majority of the time, it is important to be prepared and make sure you don’t get taken advantage of when you are in the middle of home repairs. Home repairs can already get costly at times, but re-doing home repairs because a contractor scammed you? Well, that is as costly as it gets. H…Read More

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    Concrete Driveways: Warning Signs, Maintenance, and Repair

    When you pull into your driveway and garage after a long day at work, the last thing you want to see is that the crack in your concrete driveway has gotten even worse. That’s just one other thing to add to your to-do list, right?  Here at A-1 Concrete Leveling and Foundation Repair, we can help. We offer driveway repair and concrete floor leveling throughout the Nashville area. We also offer th…Read More

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    An Open Letter From Your Foundation

    Dear Homeowners,  I’ve missed you and I hope this letter finds you in good health. I’ve been pretty busy these days, you know, just sitting here. When you first moved into this house in Nashville, I thought, “Wow. This is really it. This is my chance to shine.” For the first decade or so, we really did! You may not have thought about me much, but I was always there supporting you in the b…Read More

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    7 Projects for the Conscientious Homeowner in 2020

    We’re only three weeks into the new year, but 2021 will be here before you know it. So, if there are home improvement projects you want to get done in 2020, then now is the time to plan for them to ensure they actually happen!  Here at A-1 Concrete Leveling and Foundation Repair, we can help. From concrete floor leveling to concrete lifting, driveway repair, concrete sidewalk leveling, leveling…Read More

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    3 Ways Foundation Repair Could Improve 2020

    When most homeowners hear the words “foundation repair,” it’s with a grimace and a vision of money flying out the door. While it can be an investment financially, foundation repair is sometimes an essential part of homeownership and it can actually improve your home, costs, and quality of life without wrecking your finances.  Here at A-1 Concrete Leveling and Foundation Repair, we’re your…Read More

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    Get the Concrete Floor Leveling You Need Without Hurting the Environment

    As a homeowner in 2020, there’s a lot you have to consider. Sure, you could have any old thermostat, but an environmentally friendly one will save you money and energy. Yes, you could continue to rely on fossil fuels, but solar energy is both cost-effective and saves the environment. From deciding where to buy house decor to what products you’re willing to spend money on, there’s certainly a…Read More

  7. If Walls Could Talk: Your Home’s 4 New Year Goals

    Sure, you probably have your list of goals for 2020. Let us guess — are eat better, drink more water, read more books, and work out more often on the list? These are some of the most popular New Year’s goals and they’re all fine and good. But what about your goals for your house? In 6 Goals for the 2020 Homeowner, we suggest some worthy goals for homeowners, whether you’ve been in your hom…Read More

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    6 Goals for the 2020 Homeowner

    It’s hard to believe, but 2020 is only a week from now! It seems like just yesterday that we wrote 4 Homeowner Goals for the New Year (version 2019). How’d you measure up over this last year? What often happens is we get caught up in the busyness of it all and forget to pause and look at all that we’ve accomplished — or we get so busy with work, our kids, and our social life that a whole y…Read More

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    The Parable of the Gingerbread House Foundation

    With Christmas just a short week away, we’ve got to admit: the holidays and sugar are on our minds. With this connection, we couldn’t help but think of the similarities between homebuilding, foundation repair, and, well, gingerbread houses. Maybe your little ones came home this past week with a gingerbread house or perhaps you cleared off the table and let them go to town creating their own su…Read More

  10. Your Grown-Up Holiday Wish List (And How We Can Help)

    Your kids may be more than satisfied with all the gifts wrapped up in the living room. While you’re sure to love whatever they get you, there are some things you want that can’t be placed under the tree? Things like a pool where you can hang out or someone who can pay your mortgage aren’t the typical holiday present, but we’re sure you wouldn’t mind if you were the beneficiary of a gift …Read More