Fitzgerald Restoration services has over a decade of experience in Boston Foundation Repair to provide you with trustworthy steps in securing your home for an unforgiving New England winter. Older homes settle overtime making subtle movements throughout the year that are easy to miss. It’s important to get a trusted advisor like Fitzgerald Restoration Services  to check home’s foundation before winter is over to fix small foundation before to expose your foundation issues and causes subsequent damage to your home.

A common misconception is that the winter snow builds and causes pressure on the foundation, but truly it’s the freezing and thawing that can expand cracks, then rain and snowmelt with intense winds that cause water seepage.

The spring and summer’s humidity will start to add systemic problems to your home, which will be the most costly as opposed to common Boston waterproofing maintenance. Truly the smallest crack can turn into a large one before the summer rolls around. You want to prepare your home and catch these issues before they infiltrate your Boston foundation.

Your Boston Foundation Repair expert will check your home for these four visible issues that could be causing problems in your foundation, but fixed with a quick waterproofing.

  1. Does your foundation have any cracks?
  2. Is there water puddling around the perimeter of your home or in your basement?
  3. Do you have cracks in your morter? A morter is the space in between the bricks or stone. See image below.
  4. Staining on your homes walls. This could be a huge safety hazard as moisture often creates a perfect habitat for mold to build.

Read more about the signs of foundation issues on our blog.

Humidity and moisture from water leakage will lead to the following damages.

  1. Mold and mildew in sneaky places like crawlspaces, basements, and ventilation.
  2. Damage to your health. Mold and Mildew is an entirely separate topic as one of the worst things you can be exposed to in your home.
  3. Mechanical problems, for example your HVAC system can be one of the most costly to have to repair or replace.
  4. Damage to the floors and walls. It’s not only wood mold and bacteria grow in. It can spread to carpets, drywall, insulation, and more.

Fitzgerald Restoration Services is thorough in their work to make sure you are the least susceptible to foundation issues and the damages and expenses that come along with it. He will use over a decade of experience and elite technology to read moisture in the common places could show a sign of a leak, such as the attics, basements, bathrooms, and kitchens. FRS services’ waterproofing repairs and foundation repairs in Boston, Cambridge, Brookline and Newton to check your home and make minor waterproofing repairs before home damages starts to add up.