Retaining Walls Can Help Protect Your Foundation
No homeowner likes to hear that their foundation has suffered damage, especially when it is the type of damage that could possibly have been avoided. One of the more common problems that homeowners face with their foundation’s health is soil erosion. This happens when water isn’t draining properly away from your home. Over time erosion can lead to cracks and shifts in your foundation.
One of the ways to stop erosion and help water safely drain on your property is through concrete retaining walls. When installed by drainage experts like the team at Elite Foundation Repairs, your retaining wall will provide many benefits to your property.
Reasons To Consider a Retaining Wall
Not only can retaining walls provide a nice benefit to your home, they can also be designed to be an attractive addition to your property. Here are some of the benefits you’ll see with a new retaining wall and drainage system:
- Stop soil erosion
- Limit flooding and ponding around your yard
- Help prevent possible sinkholes
- Hold your landscaping in place during heavy rains
- Direct water safely away from your home
Adding a retaining wall with a properly designed and installed drainage system will provide benefits to your home and surrounding property for years to come. If you are considering selling your home down the road, having addressed any drainage issues with a new retaining wall will be a big plus to potential buyers.
Call Today For a Consultation
Having to deal with foundation damage is not a fun experience for homeowners. Depending on the property, you may greatly reduce the risk of damage occurring by adding retaining walls with a drainage system. They are also built to withstand the severe weather we get here in Texas. Not sure if they would work for you? Call us today to schedule a free consultation and evaluation: (214) 856-9634.