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Proudly serving the entirety of Gainesville, trusted again and again by its residents to get the job done right. Contact us today for your free at-home estimate.


Contributing to the Health of Foundations in Gainesville


At APD Foundation Repair, our mission is to protect and enhance the homes of Jacksonville, a city celebrated for its expansive urban park system and riverfront community. With a profound understanding of the local environmental and soil challenges, we provide foundation repair services that are both effective and environmentally sensitive. Our commitment to excellence ensures that every solution is customized to the unique needs of Jacksonville homes, preserving their structural integrity and contributing to the city's allure. By leveraging advanced repair techniques and our extensive local expertise, we deliver peace of mind to homeowners, ensuring that their residences remain safe, secure, and aesthetically pleasing. APD Foundation Repair is the trusted partner in Jacksonville, where quality service and community well-being are our top priorities.


Common Signs of Foundation Damage in Gainesville

In Gainesville, as in other areas with similar geographic and climatic conditions, you can watch out for several common signs that may indicate foundation damage. Here are some of the key indicators:


Wall Cracks




Sticking Doors & Windows

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Uneven Floors

Mildew Growth


In Stucco

Tilted/Cracked Chimney

Retaining Wall

These signs suggest that the foundation may be experiencing stress or damage, and it’s advisable to consult with one of our professional foundation repair team members in Gainesville to assess and address these issues effectively.
Foundation repair is best addressed immediately, as prolonged wait without proper treatment can make the problem far worse, costing you a lot more the longer you wait.


Causes of Foundation Damage in Gainesville

Foundation damage in Gainesville can be attributed to several factors, largely due to the area's unique climate and geological characteristics. Here are the primary causes:

Soil Composition

Gainesville features a variety of soil types, including sandy soil and clay, which are highly reactive to moisture changes. This can lead to significant expansion and contraction, causing the foundation to shift and settle unevenly.

Heavy Rainfall

The region experiences substantial rainfall, especially during the summer months, which can saturate the soil around foundations and increase hydrostatic pressure, leading to instability.

Aging Infrastructure

Some areas in Gainesville have older homes with foundations that may not have been designed to cope with current environmental pressures, leading to potential damage over time.

Sinkhole Activity

Gainesville is in an area prone to sinkholes due to the limestone base that can dissolve from acidic rainwater, creating voids underneath the surface. These voids can collapse and cause the ground, and subsequently foundations, to sink.

Construction Practices

Improper construction techniques or materials, such as poorly compacted fill soil or inadequate waterproofing, can also lead to premature foundation issues.


Tree Root Intrusion

Large tree roots can grow under foundations, causing movement and potential damage as they absorb moisture from the soil, particularly during dry spells.

It's important that you choose a company like APD who are well versed in the foundational needs of homes in Gainesville. Every area has its own unique problems, and it is vital you choose a foundation repair specialist which is experienced in working in that area.


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