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How To Deal With Moist Basement Issues
March 11, 2020
A damp basement in Kansas City, MO, is a hotbed of many issues that could make your once warm and livable home moldy, smelly, and cold....
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What Leaks Can Homeowner’s Insurance Cover?
March 9, 2020
When you find a leak in your basement or foundation, you want to know that you’re protected. Will your provider cover the necessary repairs?...
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What Type of Encapsulation Material Works Best for the Crawl Space?
February 28, 2020
Find out what encapsulation material suits a residential crawl space, what it costs, and why hiring a professional installer is a smart decision....
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Spring Cleaning Your Crawl Space
February 26, 2020
Crawl spaces are impacted by the worsening winter weather - but that's not the only reason you need to keep them clean....
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How to Find a Top Basement Waterproofing Contractor in Springfield, MO
February 24, 2020
Since the basement is an integral part of the home, you'd want to entrust it to someone who can handle with the care it deserves....
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Best Ways to Fix Your Basement Wall Leaks
February 21, 2020
What are the common signs of a basement leak, and what can you do to fix one if you see the signs in your basement? A local contractor can help....
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Why Is It So Hard To Waterproof An Older Home?
February 19, 2020
Older homes were built when waterproofing measures either didn’t exist or weren’t considered essential. Why is it so hard to update these houses now?...
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What to Look for When Hiring a Basement Repair Contractor
February 17, 2020
What skills, experience level, licenses, and prices should you be looking for when shopping for a basement waterproofing contractor?...
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Choosing Your Basement Drainage System
February 14, 2020
Interior and exterior drainage systems remove the groundwater from your home during flooding, letting you reclaim your living space for yourself....
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Leak and Cracks and Flooding, Oh My! Foundation Problems in Missouri
February 12, 2020
It’s hard to stay on top of the weather in Missouri. As the seasons change, the weather grows more unpredictable. But what should you do when Missouri’s indomitable weather damages...
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10 Reasons Basement Waterproofing Helps You Protect Your Home
February 10, 2020
Want to waterproof your basement, but not sure there’s a need? These 10 reasons will convince you to invest in a waterproofing solution early. ...
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Damp Spots? Learn About Water Seepage and Waterproofing Solutions
January 31, 2020
Even the newest homes can fall victim to water seepage. Different waterproofing solutions can help you protect your belongings and foundation....
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Trouble With Your Foundation? A Guide to Cracks and Solutions
January 13, 2020
There are several different ways your foundation can crack. Seal a cracked foundation off before investing in any waterproofing solutions....
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6 Effective Solutions for a Dry and Healthy Basement
January 6, 2020
When it comes to protecting your basement from moisture, waterproofing solutions such as dehumidifiers, sump pumps, and interior drains are effective. ...
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What is Crawl Space Encapsulation and Is It Really Beneficial?
December 27, 2019
When it comes to protecting your Missouri home from moisture, pests, and mold, few strategies are as effective as crawl space encapsulation....
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Installing a Vapor Barrier in Your Crawl Space and How It Helps Your Home
December 24, 2019
In addition to insulation, your crawl space may need a vapor barrier encapsulation - but how can you know when it does?...
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Waterproof Concrete Block Walls - Water Damage In Your Basement
December 19, 2019
Worried about damp, wet walls or water in your basement or crawl space? Is it time to waterproof your concrete block walls?  Water is one of our most precious and valuable...
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Wet Basement Repair - Do You Need to Fix a Wet Basement?
December 17, 2019
The weather in Missouri is hard to predict. One minute it could be sunny and hot, the next it could be pouring. When the weather is that hard to stay...
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Waterproofing Your Basement - How It Works
December 17, 2019
The process of waterproofing your basement is different for everyone. Most of the time, you’ll choose a preferred method based on the severity of your basement’s leaks. How do you...
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Crawl Space Insulation vs Encapsulation - The Pros & Cons
December 17, 2019
What can you do when your crawl space starts to flood? There are a plethora of waterproofing solutions available to you. The best way is to have a perimeter drainage...
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Foundation Cracks - Understanding Good & Bad Foundation Cracks
December 17, 2019
The sight of cracks on a foundation floor or wall is one of the most unnerving experiences. It immediately sends you into overdrive, questioning why it happened and whether your...
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Sealing Foundations - How Foundation Sealing Helps Your Home
December 16, 2019
How is sealing a stone foundation different from sealing a concrete foundation? What additional steps should you take to keep your belongings safe?...
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Foundation Waterproofing - How Can I Keep Water Out of My Foundation
December 12, 2019
If you live in the Missouri area, you know how the weather can change on a dime. Depending on the time of year, you may be facing tornados, blistering heat,...
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Looking to Hire a Basement Repair Contractor? Know the Good from the Bad
December 5, 2019
You’ve probably heard the horror story of a neighbor or friend who hired a basement repair contractor who turned out to be a scammer. Like every good guy, you felt...
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Cracked Sidewalks, Driveways, and Concrete Slabs
June 26, 2019
4 Important Reasons Why You Need to Fix Cracking Concrete Your home is important to you. Both the inside and the outside, but do you really notice your sidewalks, driveways, or...
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5 Commonalities Between Game of Thrones and Foundation Repair
May 9, 2019
5 Commonalities Between Game of Thrones and Foundation Repair *Season eight is not mentioned in this article. It has been called the world’s most popular show and with over 17 million...
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Foundation Settlement and Warm Weather
April 18, 2019
Dry Soil and Foundation Settlement Warmer weather brings beach days, outdoor activities, and longer days; however, one downfall of warmer weather is the dry soil it causes. If your home is...
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Wet Basement or Crawl Space Causes, Signs, and Solutions
March 15, 2019
[caption id="attachment_19399" align="alignright" width="247"] Efflorescence[/caption] We all love spring, but how many love the rainy weather the season brings? Although the rain is great for our environment, it can be dangerous...
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Foundation Problems and Wall Repair Solutions
February 15, 2019
How much time do you take to think about the foundation of your own home? [caption id="attachment_19367" align="alignright" width="205"] Wall cracks in stair shape are signs of foundation problems and settlement.[/caption] It...
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Your Foundation and Snow
January 8, 2019
Snow and Your Home The stress of the holidays are behind us! However, the safety of your home may still be in danger during these next winter months. The more it continues...
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Cold Weather and Foundation Problems
November 30, 2018
During the colder months of the year, your home will be subject to foundation problems as the cold weather affects the ground beneath and around your home. One example of this...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Partners with the Nation's Largest Foundation Services Company
August 20, 2018
Established Missouri Firm Joins Groundworks Companies to Accelerate Growth and Expand Service Area Moberly, MO (August 20, 2018) - Foundation Recovery Systems announced today it has joined Groundworks Companies, the nation's...
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Basement Waterproofing Can Save You Money on Insurance
May 22, 2018
Over the years, the cost of homeowners insurance can really add up. And when you tack on flood insurance, the price gets even higher. A great way to feel protected...
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Commonly Asked Questions About Concrete Repair
May 7, 2018
So you're saying you can repair my concrete? As in, I don't have to re-pour it? Yes, and yes! Often times, the problem homeowners have with their concrete slabs is that...
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5 Terms to Know Involving Foundation Problems
May 4, 2018
You see cracks in your home. You know that your foundation is failing. You know you should probably call somebody to inspect it, but beyond that, you don't know much...
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Commonly Asked Questions About Waterproofing
April 5, 2018
How is water getting into my basement? Water can get into your basement multiple ways including the floors or walls, the joints where the walls meet the floors or leaky windows....
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5 Ways Foundation Repairs Make Your Life Better
March 21, 2018
Out of sight, out of mind. The crack isn't that bad. It probably won't get that much worse in the next couple of years. It's just a little bit of...
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6 Ways Waterproofing Makes Your Life Better
March 21, 2018
Basement waterproofing. It hardly sounds exciting. It seems like a lot of work. It's probably one of those "I'll get around to it one of these days" tasks that sits...
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5 Signs to Look Out for Before Buying a Home
January 12, 2018
It's the turn of another new year, and with it comes new goals and changes. For some of you, this includes the excitement of purchasing a new home. Whether you're...
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4 of the Top Reasons We Are Different from Your Average Contractor
November 1, 2017
1. We Aim to Educate You, Not Sell to You One of the biggest reservations keeping people from contacting a contractor to inspect their home is the pressure to accept their...
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Tales from the Crypt: 8 of Our Most Hair-Raising Crawl Space Situations
October 12, 2017
There was WHAT in that crawl space? There's no denying as homeowners we may not want to face what is lurking beneath our feet in our house, and who could blame...
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5 Things About Concrete Replacement That Are Keeping You Up at Night
August 7, 2017
You have a cracked and sunken driveway looming outside your house. It's a project you've meant to get to for months now, but you just can't get yourself to pick...
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Foundation Recovery Systems to consolidate Moberly offices
February 14, 2017
Have you heard the news yet? We are so excited to announce the purchase of our new Moberly office location at 1463 Highway 24 East near the Missouri State Highway Patrol...
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FRS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
May 10, 2016
This marks the 7th year for Foundation Recovery Systems to participate in the Moberly Regional Radiology Mother's Day "Run For Her Life" 5K event.  It is a worthy cause that...
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FRS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
May 10, 2016
This marks the 7th year for Foundation Recovery Systems to participate in the Moberly Regional Radiology Mother's Day "Run For Her Life" 5K event.  It is a worthy cause that...
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FRS Nixa Office Wins BBB 2016 Principles of Trust Award
March 9, 2016
The Foundation Recovery Systems Nixa office has earned the "2016 Principles of Trust Award" from the BBB of Southwest Missouri. To receive this award a company has to be complaint-free...
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FRS Awards Top Performers and Million Dollar Club Winners
March 8, 2016
During the All employee training day held on February 29th the 2015 awards were given out for the TOP PERFORMERS in the FRS team. These special 2015 employee awards were...
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FRS attends World of Concrete
February 24, 2016
World of Concrete is the industry's only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry industries. At this event attendees can see the latest innovations, expert know-hows and...
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FRS Makes Strides To Help Fight Breast Cancer
May 11, 2015
This is the 6th year of Foundation Recovery Systems participation in the Moberly Mother's Day "Run For Your Life" 5K event. It is such a worthy cause with so many...
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FRS Makes Strides To Help Fight Breast Cancer
May 11, 2015
This is the 6th year of Foundation Recovery Systems participation in the Moberly Mother's Day "Run For Your Life" 5K event. It is such a worthy cause with so many...
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Clint Dixon Wins First
May 5, 2015
Since Foundation Recovery Systems was established in 1992, the company's mission has been to provide exceptional products and services to our customers. Throughout our 23 years in business we have...
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Blue Springs School District gets PolyRenewal for sidewalks
February 12, 2015
FRS has spent the last 3 days installing PolyRenewal on walkways and sidewalks at various locations for the Blue Springs School District. The settlement had caused tripping hazards for students,...
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A Crawl Space Conversion Can Create More Storage According to Bob Vila's Website
December 15, 2014
During the winter months most of us like to hibernate and not even think about projects that need to be done on our house. "That can wait until Spring", is...
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FRS makes big contribution to United Way for 2014
December 11, 2014
Foundation Recovery Systems participated again this year in the Randolph County United Way Campaign. The FRS goal this year was $5,000. Well... FRS EXCEEDED their goal with employee donations that...
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FRS Presenter at ASHI Home Inspectors Conference
September 24, 2014
Foundation Recovery Systems was invited to do a presentation on "Foundation Concerns and How to Fix Them" at the Great Plains ASHI Home Inspectors Conference in Kansas City. The Conference...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Exhibits at First Annual Historic Home Buyer Expo
September 23, 2014
Historic Kansas City and the Young Preservationists held their first "Historic Home Buyer Expo" Sept. 19th & 20th at the beautiful Union Station building in Kansas City. Historic Kansas City...
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Foundation Recovery Systems helps Macon Women of Today
September 23, 2014
Missouri Women of Today held their fall state meeting in Moberly on September 20th. First they learned how to do a painting as a group at A Stroke of Magic...
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FRS Supports Safe Passage at Moberly Wine Stroll
September 23, 2014
Foundation Recovery Systems was a VIP Sponsor for the Leisure Living Taste of Missouri Wine Stroll on August 23 in downtown Moberly. The event benefits Safe Passage Domestic Violence and...
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FRS Plays Golf to Support the Moberly Greyhounds
June 23, 2014
It's that time of year again. Time for the Cotton Fitzsimmons Memorial Golf Tournament. This Golf Tournament is the Moberly Greyhound Booster Club's most significant fundraiser for the athletic department....
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5th Year for FRS to participate in Mother's Day 5k
May 12, 2014
This year marks the 5th year that FRS has participated in the Moberly Radiology and Imaging Mother's Day 5k "Run for Her Life". This walk/run is such a fun and...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Presents Awards to Employees
December 19, 2012
The Foundation Recovery Systems Team celebrated the Christmas holidays on December 1, 2012 at the Best Western in Moberly with awards for their "Most Valuable Players". Winners were voted on by...
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Hot Enough to Hurt the House!
August 27, 2012
The hot, dry weather plaguing the Midwest has taken a toll not just on crops and livestock, but on houses as well. Scorching temperatures, combined with a lack of precipitation,...
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Local Contractor Supports Moberly Radiology Services
June 11, 2012
Foundation Recovery Systems continues to show support of the Moberly community by its involvement in fundraising events throughout the year. On May 13th a group of FRS employees and their...
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Local Business Brings Wholesome Food to Children
May 17, 2012
Blue Springs - Foundation Recovery Systems, the recognized foundation repair contractor in Central Missouri, recently collected food items and donated them to the Buddy Pack Program ensuring that children in...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Honors Merrill Hurst
May 7, 2012
Eighteen years ago, Merrill Hurst, of Moberly, joined the Foundation Recovery Systems team and after many memories, laughs, and changes, she retires to enjoy her grandchildren and work on projects...
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Why Should I Waterproof My Basement?
December 29, 2011
For most of us, our home is our #1 investment -- and not just in terms of money. A home is where we raise our family, lay our head at...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Receives Awards at International Convention in Connecticut
September 27, 2011
Moberly - Foundation Recovery Systems was recently honored at a meeting of over 600 guests from all over the United States and Canada at this year's Team Basement Systems Convention....
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Foundation Recovery Systems Attends Lake Area Chamber Event
September 22, 2011
The Lake Area Chamber of Commerce hosted it's annual Fall Business Showcase on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. Foundation Recovery Systems was in attendance, along with many other Lake Area Chamber...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Gives Women's Shelter a Facelift
September 20, 2011
Moberly - In August Foundation Recovery Systems gave back to their community by installing a waterproofing system at the Safe Passage Women's Shelter. Foundation Recovery Systems waterproofed the shelter by installing...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Gives Women's Shelter a Facelift
September 20, 2011
Moberly - In August Foundation Recovery Systems gave back to their community by installing a waterproofing system at the Safe Passage Women's Shelter. Foundation Recovery Systems waterproofed the shelter by installing...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Adds Three to Their Team
September 20, 2011
Moberly - Foundation Recovery Systems has hired 3 employees, one new production secretary and two new crew members. Amy S. joins the Foundation Recovery Systems as Production Secretary. She will be...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Team GETS MOTIVATED!
May 2, 2011
On Wednesday, April 27th, 2011, twelve members of the Foundation Recovery Systems team attended a "Get Motivated Business Seminar" making a two-hour trip from Moberly/Columbia to St. Louis, Missouri to...
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Digging Out of the Snow
February 4, 2011
Mid-Missouri was hit hard with almost 20 inches of snow, sleet and blustery winds on February 1st and 2nd. Local businesses and schools were closed and you didn't find many...
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Foundation Recovery Systems Gather Items for Local Soldiers
November 15, 2010
Employees at Foundation Recovery Systems participated in the Military Care Package Program sponsored by Altrusa International of Moberly. Every employee brought in items for the program over a two week...
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Employees Receive Awards As A Part Of Annual Employee Recognition
October 19, 2010
Foundation Recovery Systems loves acknowledging the achievements of our hard working employees, which is why we are sure to give out awards each year. We recently "knighted" our Employee of...
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