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Protect Your Home Against Flooding Southwest Marietta, GA
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Here in Georgia, we do not live in a designated “flood area” vulnerable to severe flooding due to hurricanes. However, with all of the rain that we have experienced within the past few months, many homes are experiencing signs of flooding that take many homeowners by surprise. Water damage can be catastrophic to houses. As natural as water is to life and survival, water can be a destructive force against soils, wood, and home foundations.

Below are some measures that you can take to help protect your home’s foundation against flooding and water damage.

  • Repair any leaks. Leaks or cracks anywhere in the plumbing, water lines, drainage pipes, roof, walls, or ceiling should all be repaired immediately to prevent water damage. If you notice any signs of discoloration on your ceiling or any dampness to the floor or basement, don’t ignore them!
  • Clean out your gutters and drainage pipes regularly. When gutters are filled with debris, they are unable to transport excess water away from your house. When debris becomes saturated with water, it will become very heavy. This weight can cause the gutters to fall away from your home, posing a danger to your family.
  • Seal foundation cracks. It is easy to dismiss small cracks in your foundation as “normal occurrences,” but you should not ignore them. You should seal cracks to prevent water from seeping into your home and compromising the foundation.
  • Consider installing a sump pump if you live on a basement. A sump pump is designed to pump water out of the basement should flooding occur. Research battery-powered sump pumps as they function without electricity – which may prove their worth in gold should a blackout occur during heavy storms.
  • Spruce up your landscape with a functioning French drain. Not only are these yard features attractive, but they are very effective in collecting runoff water in a yard to transport it away from a home’s foundation.

At Anglin’s Foundation & Masonry Repairs, we are here to provide exceptional repair for foundational issues. Yet, if we can help prevent you from having to go through them, we will gladly do so! Your home is your most important investment, and we encourage you to protect it before foundation problems become too costly to be repaired.

Posted on behalf of John Anglin, Anglin’s Foundation & Masonry Repairs

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Our Client Reviews

Anglin's Foundation & Masonry Repairs

4.8 / 5.0

Based on 55 reviews

Tammy S.

From start to finish, everyone at Anglin's was amazing! Gus was responsive, always answered his phone, knowledgeable, professional, honest and fair. He went above and beyond to make a stressful situation less stressful. Scheduling was a breeze and the crew that arrived on the job (on time, I might add) were courteous, respectful and efficient. They allowed me to watch and take pictures, and explained the process step-by-step, as well as what results were to be expected. Iggy was so knowledgeable, professional and amazing. He was able to pin point a problem that 2 other competing companies couldn't explain or relay in layman's terms what needed to be done and why. He was an absolute superstar in easing the mind of the buyers purchasing the house. His 27 years experience was so valuable. Shelly was quick to send paid invoices and warranty information. Everyone did an amazing job and I would recommend them highly.

Penelope Greensmith

I cannot say enough good things about GUS at Anglin’s Foundation and Masonry! GUS, was fast and gave a free estimate on raising, reattaching and fixing my brick stairs. I will be sure to post before and after photos! Thank you GUS for your no nonsense, straight forward approach! Thank you for listening to me! The Greensmith’s

Regina Renee Kalasz

Today was a install of a 2nd beam for our house... first one was easy, 2nd one gave them a run for their money. But they stuck it out and got it done! Awesome work! I'd throw a + behind my 5 stars if I could. Sorry I held your crew up, but they were determined to get it done with no issues. So shout out to your team Chris, Leo and Dan!

Scott Lapin

The team that lifted our chimney was prompt, courteous and efficient. Other then the repair, you simply could not tell they were even there despite the fact they had to remove part of our deck to do the work. I would HIGHLY recommend them.

Melissa Reed

Diagnosis and estimate from a picture, arrived as scheduled, done in just a couple hours and results were absolutely amazing. Price, workmanship, clean up - everything was absolutely 5 star!! Highly recommend these folks!!! I must add, 2 other well known and much advertised companies came out and estimated 6x the work and price, claiming we had more issues than what was actually going on. These guys call it like it is - honesty and integrity are hard to find in construction.

Dana Brennan

This crew is top notch. Worked with the office and mainly with Gus on site who was great. Showed up early, super knowledgeable, tons of experience. We really felt served in the way he recommended only what needed to be done and at a great price. Had another company wanting to add in other extras and unnecessary work. HIGHLY recommend Anglin!!

Aaron Gray

Quick to call back and totally honest. I wasn't sure if I had a foundation issue or a flooring issue but after a few questions, Nathan helped to figure out that it thankfully wasn't a foundation issue. Insteand of trying to sell me a job, Nathan helped me to make a good decision. I hope I never have foundation issues but if I do, this is the company I'm hiring.

Jake Herman

Another masonry contractor referred us to Anglin because we had a concern about the structural integrity of our chimneys. We were told that they were the best people to talk to. I called them and they actually came by to assess my house within two hours. Although I was fully prepared to spend a lot of money to stabilize my chimneys, he did a full assessment and very honestly told me that my chimneys were fine and just needed some caulking where the mortar met the brick. I greatly respect his expertise and honesty and would recommend him without reservation.

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John Anglin

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Anglin's Foundation & Masonry Repairs 1027 Oregon Trail Southwest Marietta GA, 30008
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