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Dallas Foundation Repair

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Are you currently experiencing cracks in your foundation and are in dire need of a foundation repair?  If that’s you, you’re probably overwhelmed by the hundreds of Foundation Repair companies to choose from in the Dallas / Ft Worth Metroplex alone.  How do you pick a reputable company? Here’s […]

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Tips on Trees

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It’s amazing how much power lies stored in the swelling tree roots buried inches below the soil surface. Remember that next time you see a cracked foundation or heaving sidewalk that has resulted from a large surface root. Some trees have more of a genetic potential to […]

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Foundation Maintenance

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Highly plastic clay soils, as are typically found in the DFW area, exhibit a great amount of expansion and contraction caused by seasonal moisture changes and varying weather conditions.  Clay soils that become too dry will shrink and not be able to maintain the physical elevation of […]

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Foundation Repair

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Often, a foundation settlement problem first appears as a small crack, a sticking door, a jammed window.  If not addressed properly, these problems usually get worse with time. If the problem is ignored, more serious problems, such as ruptured water and sewer lines, damaged electrical lines, tripping […]

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Dodson Foundation and Drainage Company

PO Box 1699
Allen, TX 75013

Phone: 972.429.8888
Fax: 972.429.8528

Testimonials

I just wanted to thank you for the good job you have done on putting in my root barriers. The area you did the work in is so neat you can hardly notice that any work was done. I also want to know I think you are very honest and sincere. When I need any work done I will surely have you do it. I will also recommend you to my friends when they need anything done. — Phyllis Darney
Thank you for the excellent work that you did for us last week. The work began promptly and was completed on schedule. Also, the crew was highly efficient. I observed their carefully working through the sprinkler system and and underground drainage in one area while installing the root barriers. The crew met their challenges, and all was done with great care. Thank you for consciemiously monitoring the entire project yourself. In addition, we appreciate your crew completely restoring the… — Carolyn Rogers
I really appreciated the attention and diligence you personally gave me. You saw the job was complete. You went and above and beyond in several areas like extra drain work and grout touch tips in my bathroom. — Peggy Papert
I am writing to let you know that Tom Dodson and his crew just finished doing foundation work at my house in Lewisville, TX. I was happy with the work that they did. They arrived on time and were able to finish in one day. Tom communicated numerous times as we had to reschedule once because of the rain. The crew did a professional job and went above and beyond what I expected them to do. I would recommend Tom Dodson to anyone that has any foundation problems. He is very honest,… — Karen Sutherland
I never expected God to answer my prayer so quickly when he sent you. After all these years the doors close properly and we are finally going to remodel the house. Your employees were very thoughtful and respectful. We really appreciate all the works. — Brenda Anderson
Judy and I wanted to write and thank you for the work you completed for the drainage problems we had. Since you have finished, we have had no further problems. We can not begin to express how happy we were with the work you performed. Your workers were very good; the work performed was on time as promised, and when they finished, the areas was far cleaner and neater than we could ever have imagined. It is hard in this day and age to find a contractor who is honest, on time, and does the… — Floyd E. Langley
It is my distinct privilege to recommend the firm of Dodson Foundation and Remodeling, of Allen, TX. Tom Dodson, owner and primary engineer, is a business man of high integrity and meticulous craftsmanship. Each member of his entire crew of workmen is dependable, proficient, and takes great pride in not only their work, but also the manner in which they service their customers. My Wife and I are happy to give notice that the Golden Rule is still alive and well in the DFW area. — Dr. Harrell and Sharron Lucky
Dodson foundation and Remodeling helped my family by installing French Drains and a Sump Pump. When i bought my house in arch of 2007, our inspector showed us that we could have potential foundation problems if we didn't fix the drainage situation in our backyard. I called three different places, Dodson's included, and received three different quotes. Two of the companies gave me estimates nearly 33% higher than Dodson's estimate. I called one other place and they were going to charge me… — Justin Steiner
I seldom pass compliments on for services that I pay for, but that is the purpose of this letter. Most of are uneducated and bewildered about foundation problems and the needed repair techniques and related costs. Based on your evaluation, obvious sincerity, and professionalism I chose your firm to do my repairs. Your crew was prompt, efficient and provided an area clean-up when complete. — Glo Johnson
I found tom to be a very down-to-earth, honest and genuine person who is truly interesting in pleasing the customer and making sure that all jobs are done the way they should be. He also charges reasonable prices for great work. He makes you feel confident that, no matter what sort of problems arise during the job, he will solve them to your complete satisfaction, and he in fact does just that. The root barrier installation went so well that I asked Tom if he could go ahead and build me a… — Karen G. Medley