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Sump Pump Systems 101 for Homeowners

Sump pump systems are lifesavers for many homeowners occasionally struggling with basement flooding. The spring and summer months are a time when your basement is likely to flood. A combination of melting snow and increased rainfall help create conditions leading to flooding. Both these situations lead to heavy soil saturation, in which much of the […]

Factors Causing Foundation Settlement

More often than not, foundation settlement is caused by soil behavior. Sometimes, the soil has been in place for thousands or millions of years. However, sometimes the soil has been placed by a builder to give the home a level foundation. The quality of the soil may make a difference. Damage related to foundation settlement […]

Common Kansas City Foundation Problems Explained

There are several Kansas City foundation issues that commonly affect homes in the area. Although these issues are not present with every foundation type, they are worth knowing about. Knowledge is power with any issue involving money, and home repairs are no exception. If you know what kinds of foundation issues you’re likely to encounter, […]

Sloping Floors: Common Causes and What to Do

Sloping floors are an unfortunately common frustration for many homeowners. Some estimates show that 25% of all homes will experience foundation issues, with sloping or otherwise uneven floors being among some of the most common signs. As unsightly as a sloping floor can be, it can also cause structural damage requiring attention. With uneven floors […]

Why You Should Never DIY a Foundation Repair

Many projects are perfect for DIY enthusiasts, but foundation repair is not one of those. DIY is often touted as one of the most economical ways to do home repairs. However, there are circumstances at play with foundations that make seeking expert help more desirable. Placing your foundation piering needs in the hands of experts […]

What are the Tell-Tale Signs of a Bad Foundation?

Signs of a bad foundation are surprisingly easy for some homeowners to miss. Even when homeowners notice these signs, they might decide the problem is minor or they may consider the cost too great an obstacle. However, taking these positions is unwise for your home’s structural soundness. Knowing when to seek the help of someone […]

KC Pier Announces KC Monarch Sponsorship Agreement

Monarch fans – are you ready for a unique partnership with one of Kansas City’s most popular businesses? The Kansas City Monarchs are pleased to announce a unique partnership with KC Pier. What does this partnership mean for the team and KC Pier? This sponsorship helps demonstrate major engagement with the local community. The sponsorship […]