‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing Wins 2023 Top Workplaces USA National Award!

‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded the honor of being named a national winner of the 2023 Top Workplaces USA National award! Companies chosen for this award are based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC. The anonymous survey measures several[…]

What Type of Vapor Barrier Should Be Used For My Crawl Space?

Does your crawl space get wet, damp, or musty? There’s a good chance that your crawl space is experiencing moisture problems. Originally, crawl spaces were designed with the purpose of protecting your living space from the moisture in the soil. Crawl spaces can become traps for water and moisture, which can lead to moisture-related problems[…]

What’s the Difference Between Foundation Heaving and Settlement?

When many hear the terms “foundation heaving” and “foundation settlement”, it’s easy for most to think that they’re two different kinds of foundation problems. But the truth is they are very closely related. In many instances, foundation heaving is a part of foundation settlement. It’s more describing how certain parts of your foundation may be[…]

Cooling Real Estate Market? Make These Repairs

Are you planning to flip a house and sell it? Or maybe you’re a homeowner that has decided it’s time for a change in scenery? Whatever your reason for selling your home, there are few things as inconvenient as a prospective buyer arguing for discounts because of a problem in your home. Having problems with[…]

Insulating Your Crawl Space Door? Don’t Forget Crawl Space Encapsulation!

Are you insulating your crawl space door? Trying to keep out the humid summers? Or maybe you’re preparing your crawl space for the winter in hopes of keeping that cold air out? Letting outside air invade your crawl space can mean inviting outside moisture, pollution, and even small pests that can fit into those same[…]

A ’58 Case Study: Foundation Repair in Georgia

For homeowner Milton of Georgia, he was in the process of buying a home and moving in. But there were foundation cracks detected, both exterior stair-step cracks in the brick wall as well as interior cracks. So, the homeowner called on ‘58 Foundations & Waterproofing to help see if these problems could be fixed with[…]

’58 Foundations & Waterproofing Interview with Harvard Business Review 

We at ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing are proud to share that our CEO Kevin Coppersmith had been interviewed by the Harvard Business Review. The Harvard Business Review had asked questions to gain insight into Coppersmith’s entrepreneurial journey and how he came to be the CEO to revitalize and transform our company, ’58 Foundations & Waterproofing,[…]

Does Having a Vented Crawlspace Work?

For many homes with crawlspaces, they have been designed to have those crawlspaces vented. The reason is to allow outside air to pass through the crawlspace, keeping the area dry. Unfortunately, this doesn’t help crawlspaces serve as a buffer between the house and the moist soil. Whether a homeowner opts to use crawlspace vents or[…]

3 Steps to Save Money On Your Basement – Especially a Finished One

So you’ve decided to take the leap and turn your basement into a finished space! But if you’re not careful in your preparations, a finished basement can eventually become an expensive disaster. Fortunately, there are ways to save money on your basement and protect that investment. Read on to learn more about what to look[…]

3 Steps to Save on Your Home’s Foundation

Did you know your foundation does more than hold the weight of your home? The condition of your foundation also affects the structural integrity of your home, and also your home’s overall resale value. Should your foundation become damaged, it can result in thousands of dollars in repairs. But there are ways that you can[…]