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What is a foundation?

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 by Jessie Schoepflin

Foundation in the dictionary is defined as "the basis or groundwork of anything." So in the most basic of terms the foundation is what the home is built on. In most cases, there is a footer on which the foundation wall/basement wall is built on. A concrete basement floor is then poured. These components make up the foundation of a home.

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Structural concerns such as cracked or bowing foundation walls and sinking or settling affect the stability and function of the foundation of a home and can and should be addressed as soon as possible to prevent more damage from affecting the entire home.

Rod Martin's Complete Basement has access to patented proven structural repair products such as wall anchors, helical and push piers and power braces. Set up a Free estimate and evaluation today if you have any structural concerns!

About the author

Jessie is a Colorado native and resident all her life, and after graduating from the University of Northern Colorado she started work for a wholesale florist managing the social networking accounts and directing phone calls. She made the transition over to the Complete Basement Systems team in 2012 working in the call center and on online marketing.