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FoundatioN REPAIR HOMEOWNER FAQs

How much does foundation repair cost?

Are cracks in a basement floor normal?

Does foundation repair affect/increase home value?

How to repair foundation cracks?

What’s included in my free estimate?

How does the Warranty work?

How do I repair crumbling basement walls?

When should I worry about cracks in my basement floor?

How long does foundation repair take?

Are foundation repairs covered by insurance? / homeowner’s insurance?

Do you offer financing?

Do you handle the permits and logistics?

Basement Waterproofing HOMEOWNER FAQs

What’s Included in my free estimate?

My basement wall is leaking water. What should I do?

Basement waterproofing: interior vs exterior – which is better?

Will a wet basement pass inspection?

Will a vapor barrier reduce humidity?

What is the process to waterproof my basement?

Why should I trust your methods to waterproof basements?

How should I approach a wet, leaky basement?

Why should I trust Terrafirma for my waterproofing?

Is there a way to ensure my basement is protected from flooding?

How does the warranty work?

Which vapor barrier is best for weeping walls?

How do you waterproof a basement?

How long does basement waterproofing last?

How often do sump pumps need a maintenance service?

Should I consider a vapor barrier if I’m not planning to finish my basement?

Should I be concerned about damp spots on my basement carpet? What should I do?

My basement has flooded in the past. What can I do to prevent this?

WHAT ARE FOOTING DRAINS?

CrawL SPACE REPAIR HOMEOWNER FAQs

What causes a floor joist to sag?

How to support floor joists in a crawl space?

How to keep crawl space warm?

What insulation is best for crawl space?

What’s better: Spray foam or rigid foam insulation?

How much does crawl space insulation cost?

How long does crawlspace encapsulation last?

Can I use my encapsulated crawl space for storage?

How much does crawl space encapsulation cost?

What is the process to repair my crawlspace?

How long does it take to install drainage in a crawl space?

Will a vapor barrier reduce humidity?

Crawl space insulation vs encapsulation – which is better?

Concrete Leveling & LiftinG FAQs

What kind of foam is used to lift concrete?

How can I get the city to fix the sidewalk?

How to repair concrete driveway cracks?

How to repair concrete spalling?

Can you repair cracked concrete after going through concrete leveling?

My concrete seems to have settled over the cold season. What should I do?

Will the polyurethane foam system withstand heavy rain?

Can you repair uneven interior floors?

Is true level guaranteed?

Can’t I fix my own driveway?

Does mudjacking work?

How much does it cost to lift concrete with foam?

What is better: mudjacking or polyurethane?

Is concrete repair more cost-effective than concrete replacement?

Is concrete crack repair long-lasting?

My concrete seems to have moved up during the winter months, is this a problem?

How quick can a leveled concrete slab be used?

Is the polyurethane foam leveling system eco-friendly?

Can concrete be leveled when there is presence of water under the slabs?

When is it better to replace concrete?

Can you repair cracked concrete after going through concrete leveling?

Maintenance & ServicE FAQs

Do you service systems that were not installed by TerraFirma?

How do I change the battery in my sump pump alarm?

How do I know if my system is working?

What do I do when the power is out, and my sump pump is making noise, or my alarm won’t shut off?

What kind of maintenance is required for a sump pump?

How long will my battery back-up last in a power outage?

What kind of maintenance is required to make sure my basement waterproofing is still functioning properly?

Crawl Space
Homeowner FAQs

Crawl space insulation vs encapsulation – which is better?

My concrete seems to have moved up during the winter months, is this a problem?

What causes a floor joist to sag?

Can you repair cracked concrete after going through concrete leveling?

My concrete seems to have settled over the winter. What should I do?

Crawl Space
Homeowner FAQs

Crawl space insulation vs encapsulation – which is better?

What causes a floor joist to sag?

IS DRAINAGE MATTING INSTALLATION TIME-CONSUMING?

How to support floor joists in a crawl space?

How much does crawl space insulation cost?

CONCRETE REPAIR Homeowner Questions

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO LIFT CONCRETE WITH FOAM?

Is concrete crack repair long-lasting?

My concrete seems to have moved up during the winter months, is this a problem?

Is concrete repair more cost-effective than concrete replacement?

Can you repair cracked concrete after going through concrete leveling?

My concrete seems to have settled over the winter. What should I do?

CONCRETE REPAIR 
HOMEOWNER QUESTIONS

How does the warranty work?

What is better: mudjacking or polyurethane?

What kind of foam is used to lift concrete?

Can you repair cracked concrete after going through concrete leveling?

My concrete seems to have settled over the winter. What should I do?