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Glossary

3D animation of a healthy home.

Exterior Drainage Pipes

Installing an exterior drainage pipe during your home’s construction can help keep your foundation protected from water damage. Here is everything you need to know about these drainpipes.

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Downspouts

How many downspouts should your home have? What are different types of downspouts? How can you maintain them? Find out!

Close-up of new gutter.

Gutters

Since they’re an essential part of every home, it’s key to understand all there is to know about gutters.

Tar coating on the exterior concrete block wall.

Tar Coating

Applying tar coating can be an affordable way to protect your foundation walls against moisture. But does it work as well as they say?

A mound of clay soil.

Clay Soil

If you have clay soil underneath your home, you could be dealing with foundation damage in the near future. Here’s what you need to know about this soil.

Crew installing discharge line into the ground.

Discharge Line

Maybe you are familiar with sump pumps, but do you know what the purpose of a discharge line is? Find out here!

3D animation of a healthy home.

Soil Layers

Building a foundation on the right soil layer can mean the difference between a safe and sturdy home or settlement issues.

Stairstep crack on the back side of home foundation.

Differential Settlement

Differential settlement can cause severe damage to the structural integrity of a building. Learn more about it.

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Our Locations

Fayetteville Location

3400 Walsh Pky, Suite 220
Fayetteville, NC 28311

Greensboro Location

611 Summit Ave, Suite 5
Greensboro, NC 27405

North Raleigh

208 Millbrook Rd. Suite C
Raleigh, NC 27609

Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill Location

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Wilmington Location

2155 Enterprise Dr. NE
Leland, NC 28451

Winston-salem / High Point Location

2910 Griffith Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103