Our foundation maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.
What Does Foundation Repair Cost? (2022 Guide)
Wall cracks, basement leaks, slanted floors, and bowing walls can all be signs of problems with your home’s foundation. Here’s a look at the cost of getting your foundation repaired.
Foundation Cracks: What Is Normal and When to Worry
Learn about how foundation cracks can affect your home and how to evaluate any significant issues in your foundation.
How to Repoint and Prevent Further Damage to a Fieldstone Foundation
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough repoints a crumbling fieldstone foundation and shares an important lesson about water management on the outside of the house
How to Repoint a Brick Foundation
Replacing crumbling, missing mortar with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
How to Repair a Crack in a Concrete Foundation
Fixing a fractured foundation with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
How to Repoint a Stone Foundation
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva saves a crumbling mortared-rock foundation wall
Rising Above in Coastal Flood Zones
To survive the next big storm, more and more houses will need a lift. It's a smart move seen around the country—and in the Spring 2013 season of This Old House.