The foundation of your home is a hugely important thing, of this there is really no doubt. After all, problems with the foundation of your home, which can stem from a number of different places, can cause all sorts of issues in the rest of your home. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to quite effectively mitigate these issues, something that might cost a bit more money up front – but that will more than pay off at the end of the day.
For one thing, investing in the foundation at the time that the home is built is hugely essential. After all, a recommended up to 15% of the total cost of the home should be devoted to the foundation and the foundation alone. At the very least, 8% should be spent on its construction. And of the three main types of foundation – basement, crawlspace, and slab – the right one should be chosen. In certain parts of the country, certain foundation types will be ideal, and others dramatically less so. Therefore, taking the time to do research o