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A large crack in cement.
Myths About Foundation Repair Every Homeowner Should Know

Common myths about foundation repair can make it a horrifying experience when homeowners descend into their basements and find a crack running across their concrete foundations or horizontal cracks in foundation walls. If you plan to sell your home or buy a new one, these cracks can cause enough dread to keep a deal from closing because of the fear of a lengthy home foundation repair process. So what are some of the myths about foundation repair, and are they issues you really need to worry about? Let’s consider some of those repair myths and see how a more accurate approach to them may impact your view of home foundation repair. Continue reading

A crumbling brick chimney on the roof of a house.
The Dangers of Crumbling Chimney Masonry

Having a chimney in your home is a great benefit, as it helps keep your home smoke-free and keeps your air fresh. Plus, it can even add aesthetic value to your home! However, if you’re a homeowner with an older chimney, you should keep an eye out for the possibility of your once-pristine chimney masonry starting to deteriorate as it ages. Crumbling masonry is one of the biggest risks associated with older chimneys and can lead to a number of safety hazards. Here’s what you need to know about crumbling masonry and how Davis Brothers Chimney Sweep and Masonry can help. Continue reading