Why You Should Waterproof Your Basement

Posted Dec 20th 2018

Water damage in the basement is one of the most common and destructive types of disasters you can experience as a homeowner. It comes without warning and can cause costly damage. If you worry about your home being prone to water damage, consider getting your basement waterproofed. It's a process that can help protect your family's health and your home's safety in the event of water damage. Here are some reasons why you should waterproof your basement, brought to you by our foundation specialist professionals.

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What Are the Main Causes of Foundation Damage?

Posted Aug 7th 2018

Foundation damage can be caused by multiple difference sources, so it's tough to know exactly what to be on the lookout for. But preparation is key to preventing most foundation problems. Here are some of the most common causes of foundation damage, brought to you by our foundation repair experts.

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Why Do Walls Crack

Posted Jul 20th 2018

Cracks in the walls happen to every home eventually, and can sometimes even be fixed, but they're often an indicator of a serious structural problem. There are many possible causes of wall cracks; here are just a few, brought to you by our foundation specialists.

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How Does Weather Affect Concrete Repair?

Posted May 30th 2018

Concrete repair can be a tricky problem to resolve, especially since it must be done outside where it is susceptible to elements we can't control. Different types of weather can have major effects on concrete that can make or break the repair. Here are some of the weather conditions that can have the most impact on concrete repair.

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Before You Buy a Home, Hire a Structural Engineer

Posted Apr 9th 2018

Buying a home is a difficult decision, made all the more so by the fear that you may end up with a home that has an unsafe structure and fear of foundation repair. Hiring a structural engineer can help you avoid this.

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Partnering With STELCOR

Posted Mar 14th 2018

Interwest is excited to announce our partnership as an authorized installer with Stelcor, an innovation in drill installation. It is the optimal solution to limited access areas and poor soil, with an exceptional system that will allow us here at Interwest to secure your foundation repair better than ever before.

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Signs of a Sinking Foundation

Posted Oct 26th 2017

The foundation is the most essential part of your home. If it is set inadequately, defects will only get worse as time goes on. One of the most serious consequences of a house settling is a sinking foundation. This is a complication that needs to be examined as soon as possible to prevent further damage and save on future foundation repair costs. Here are some some signs to look for if you suspect you have a sinking foundation.

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Protect your Basement from Leaks this Spring

Posted Apr 22nd 2017

Spring is here and with the warming weather comes rain, melted snow and potential flooding.

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Springtime Concrete Repair

Posted Apr 22nd 2017

Spring is here and that means it’s time for spring cleaning and household repairs.

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Curb Appeal

Posted Feb 27th 2017

First impressions are vital to selling a home. If there is concrete damage outside the home, buyers are more likely to pass without even stepping foot inside.

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Winter Concrete Damage

Posted Jan 17th 2017

Concrete is durable yet porous and highly susceptible to damage caused by Utah’s winter weather conditions. Temperatures fluctuate above and below the freezing point frequently during the winter months, this freeze/thaw cycle has the most impact on concrete.

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Why does Concrete Deteriorate?

Posted Jan 5th 2017

Concrete is a valued asset to most homeowners and it can be devastating to have to spend money for new concrete to replace certain areas.

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What are Helical Piers?

Posted Nov 28th 2016

Because of their shape, helical piles screw into the ground rather than being augered or forcefully driven into the soil.

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Foundation Wall Anchoring

Posted Nov 1st 2016

Cracks around your home, fissures in the chimney, or the presence of water in the basement can all be signs foundation problems.

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Magnum Steel Push Piering

Posted Sep 6th 2016

Foundation piers play a vital role in supporting the entire weight of the building above.

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Why Does Concrete Sink?

Posted May 11th 2016

Uneven soil settling, improper soil compaction and the presence of excess water are the most common culprits in sinking concrete.

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Why Proper Foundation Bracket Installations is Critical

Posted Nov 4th 2014

Interwest has designed a total foundation pier system that incorporates and builds upon the practice of using brackets to stabilize a foundation.

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Lifting an Entire House in Nephi After Foundation Settlement

Posted Jul 21st 2014

After a long search, a customer in Nephi had found the perfect home, or so they thought. The foundation of the home had settled.

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Why Concrete Lifting is Seasonal

Posted Dec 23rd 2013

With the sub freezing temperatures and snow on the ground, winter is officially upon us. We have had a great year concrete lifting and the cold temperatures...

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Concrete Lifting a Sure Savings

Posted Nov 1st 2013

The Utah concrete lifting and repair process has emerged as an innovative, cost effective alternative to total concrete replacement. 

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Concrete Lifting Garage Floor

Posted Apr 21st 2013

Our Interwest concrete lifting team successfully completed a difficult 3 car garage floor concrete lifting project in Lehi Utah.

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