Are you being hit hard with the rain? While it may seem annoying now, it can cause even bigger mold removal problems in the future. Mold problems are an unnecessary headache for your family, and that’s why Affordable Foundation and Home Repair have safe and economical mold removal solutions for your home. What can cause […]

Fortunately for the residents of Alabama, it is not a state well known for harsh winters – like Minnesota, Michigan, or Wisconsin. However, the milder winters that Alabama sees still pose several risks for concrete foundations. Even if parts of the state do not typically experience much ice or snow, rainfall usually increases from fall to winter, […]

The city of Huntsville, AL is home to four major historic districts: Twickenham, Old Town, Five Points Historic District, and Texas A&M University Historic District. The first three of these districts all fall into the 35801 zip code. Chances are, if you live in the 35801 zip code, you live in an older home. You […]

Homeowners are always worried about some sort of foundation failure causing damage to different parts of their home. One part of the home that many homeowners forget about until it becomes an issue is the crawlspace. Because moisture often seeps into crawlspaces, it is not uncommon for water damage to occur in crawlspaces and basements. […]

Water in your basement can destroy personal belongings and weaken the very structures that support the home above. Water leaks can cause mold to grow, soak all of your personal possessions, and cause wood rot in supportive structures in the basement. Clearly, it will not be cheap to fix the mess created by basement water. […]

Alabama and other southern states have seen a lot of severe weather recently. Between hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the tornado that ripped through northwest Alabama at the end of August and beginning of September, there has been a lot of potential for damage in Alabama homes. One of the biggest recent concerns for many […]

Common Basement Problems in Alabama Having a basement can add a lot of valuable storage space or living space to your Alabama home. However, there are a lot of problems that might appear in your Alabama basement due to harsh weather or soil issues. Take some time to examine your basement for the following problems […]

With several chances of rain in the forecast for the next week in the Birmingham, AL area, water leakage may be a concern for many local homeowners. If there are cracks in your foundation or gaps between the walls and the floor, you might be at risk of ending up with a wet basement. Puddles […]

Should You Invest in Crawlspace Encapsulation? Crawlspaces are a common occurrence in Alabama. If you have a crawlspace in your home, keep in mind that it is more than just a place to store your holiday decorations. The crawlspace is the portion of the foundation that supports the entire structure. That is why it is […]

Crawlspace Mold in Alabama Have you started to notice a musty odor in your home? Have your allergies become more severe – coughing, watery eyes, sore throat? If so, there could be a crawlspace mold problem in your home. It is not uncommon for mold to grow in Alabama crawlspaces. Even though this mold may […]

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