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When Foundation Issues are Invisible Southwest Marietta, GA
Foundation Repair Atlanta GA

It is easy to know when you need to call an exterminator into your home. There will be creepy-crawly things inside your home that scare you, invade your food, or leave messes behind. In other words – it will be obvious that you have a pest problem. However, not all foundation issues are easy to notice. Many foundational problems occur over time, and they are not as noticeable as fire or water damage. Because foundation issues are almost invisible, it is important to familiarize yourself with the things that can be signs of imminent threats to your property.

Below are concerns that you may not relate to foundation problems:

  • Rogue Nails – If you come across nails that are poking out of a piece (or pieces) of wood and wonder how that happened, pay attention. Too much flex and movement can cause walls to break away from the foundation and the entire home’s structure, eventually causing the structure to collapse. If you notice nails popping out in a particular area, call someone immediately.
  • Doors Out of Square – It is common for a door to loosen from its hinge, sag, or pump against its frame at some point. Overuse of a door for many years can definitely cause “wear and tear” damage. However, if a door becomes difficult or impossible to open or close, it could be a definite sign of an issue with the foundation.
  • Floors that are Unlevel – If you notice a large gradient over an area of 10-15 feet in your home, that is cause for concern. If you feel that your floor is sagging in an area, do this test in multiple areas: take a rounded pencil and place it on the floor. If the pencil stays in place in numerous areas, your floors are most likely fine. However, if the pencil begins to roll on its own, then your floors need immediate attention. Unlevel floors are a sign of a failing foundation.
  • Cracks Anywhere – If you notice cracks in your flooring, walls, or ceiling that have appeared or gotten worse over time, do not ignore them. It is essential that you have someone inspect your property immediately to make sure that your home is safe.

Of course, there are exceptions to all of these. Not every imperfection will be a sign that your home is falling in. However, it is always better to be safe than sorry.

Contact Anglin’s Foundation & Masonry Repairs for trusted service.

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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