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    3 Types of House Foundations

    Every house must have a foundation, but did you know that there are different kinds of foundations? Foundation type depends on a variety of factors, ranging from soil to climate to budget. That being said, most home foundations fall into three general kinds: basement, crawlspace, or slab-on-grade. If you are building a new home or thinking of moving, it’s important to consider the foundation of …Read More

  2. Why Foundations Are So Important

    We’ve all heard that it’s important to build on a solid foundation. And the word foundation is used as a metaphor for all sorts of situations and scenarios. The foundation for a solid relationship, foundational knowledge, our foundational years, etc.  Here at A-1 Concrete Leveling and Foundation Repair in Nashville, we focus on the original, non-metaphorical, definition of the term — the lo…Read More

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    5 Common Signs Of Foundation Issues

    Your house is one of the biggest investments you’ll make in your life — it’s important to take care of it! One of the most important parts of your home is the foundation, however, many homeowners don’t think to regularly check their foundation for problems. Your foundation, just like every part of your home, needs upkeep at some point. In today’s blog post, we’re sharing five common fo…Read More

  4. How Trees Can Affect Your Home’s Foundation

      Trees are a beautiful part of your Nashville house’s landscape and can make you feel calm, comfortable, and at home. They provide shade during the hot summer months, offer you a place to hang your bird feeder, and provide a natural feel, whether you’re downtown or in the suburbs. However, these beautiful friends can also be a threat to your foundation. While you’re enjoying the autumn col…Read More

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    Should I Buy A House With Foundation Damage?

    There are a lot of factors that go into buying a home. If you are currently in the process of buying a home, you probably see how quickly things move from the image you had in your head of a perfect home to the nitty-gritty of budget calculations, the local school districts, and the foundation. Buying a house means making a few compromises because there is no one house that perfectly fits what you…Read More

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    4 Tips For Good Foundation Drainage

    While A-1 Concrete Leveling and Foundation Repair is always here for you if you need foundation repair in Nashville, it’s always better to try to prevent foundation damage in the first place! One of the best ways to keep your foundation in tip-top shape is by keeping water drained away from the home foundation. Good drainage is important because the soil supporting your foundation needs to stay …Read More

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    5 Tips for Landscaping To Protect Your Foundation

    Nashville has a long growing season and many homeowners take advantage of our excellent climate to invest in beautiful landscaping around their homes. While great landscaping can improve the appearance and value of your home, if you don’t consider protecting your home’s foundation, you could be in for trouble down the road. However, if done correctly, landscaping can actually protect your foun…Read More

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    Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Floors

    Spring has sprung! The birds are chirping, the grass is turning greener, and maybe a few tulips are popping up their heads in your backyard. And spring also brings with it the opportunity to get a fresh start by throwing open all the windows and getting a start on spring cleaning. Here at A-1 Concrete Leveling and Foundation Repair, our goal is to help our Nashville clients get the most out of the…Read More

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    10 Areas Of Your Home To Check For Signs Of Foundation Problems

    The spring equinox was just six days ago, and here at A-1 Concrete Leveling and Foundation Repair, we couldn’t be more ready for spring. Bring on the flowers, increased daylight, warmer weather, and spring cleaning! With the nice weather outside encouraging you to open up your windows and bring the fresh air in, what better time to clean your whole home and start anew? The musty, stuffy days of …Read More

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    Your Foundation Problems: Resources for All You Need to Know

    Now a couple of months into 2020, we thought it would be a good idea to look back and reflect on all we’ve written about the past two years on our blog. And we thought this trip down memory lane could serve as a useful guide for you as you look into foundation repair for your Nashville home. Home foundation repair is something we have truly come to love and understand; after all, we’ve been do…Read More