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Dallas Foundation Repair


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

tree roots

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


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


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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Recent Tips from the Blog


Dodson Foundation and Drainage Company

PO Box 1699
Allen, TX 75013

Phone: 972.429.8888
Fax: 972.429.8528


I appreciate the job you did, installing approximately ninety feet of root barriers between the large oak trees and our front foundation. Your crew accomplished the job in a timely and professional manner and restored the yard to its near previous condition. Your pricing was reasonable for the job done and I would be happy to recommend Dodson Foundation and Remodeling to anyone needing similar work. — Ted L. Spurlock
Just a short note to say "Thank You" for making the repairs to our foundation in our sunroom. The outside door now opens! We were concerned about all the glass we had in the sunroom and the glass came through without any breakage. We are very happy with the work that your crew did. The area where foundation work was completed, was clean and back to the way it was before repairs began. Your crew was very professional and helpful in a number of places. — Stephen and Charlene Seachord
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
Just a short note to let you know how pleased Basel and I are with the work to get our house on even ground. We also want you to know how we feel regarding your honesty and sincerity and that of the crew that did the work. We worried about nothing while the work was being done. The project was done when promised, and the yard was let clean and neat. — Barbara Dudley
Thank you for all your efforts in completing the extensive repairs on my property! You made what would normally b a very stressful experience go as smoothly as possible. I wish all my business dealings went that smoothly! Through the entire process, I felt you cared about me as a customer and you went above and beyond to ensure my expectations were exceeded. Your excellent customer service, fair prices, and high quality work are much appreciated. — Kandace K.
Sid and I would like to thank you and your crew for the excellent job of foundation repair you did for us last month. It was beyond our expectations. I was very glad a friend of mine highly recommended your company. At the time we were taking bids on the repair work that needed to be done and no other company was willing to work with us the way you did. Your honesty of what was needed and of course what was not needed was the main reason we chose your company. — Michelle Mulder
Thank you for your help with correcting a problem with drainage and soil expansion under our enclosed patio. You are very knowledgeable and practical with the solution. Also, thank you so much for the final cleanup and smoothing of the dirt so i can add soda. You picked up all of your waste materials and removed them from the property, and I appreciate that so much. — Thomas B. Fisher
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
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
We highly recommend Dodson Foundation. Bob & I can definitely say that this is the only letter of recommendation we have written for anyone. We both agree that we hired Dodson Foundation because of Tom and the character that he represented to both of us. The fact that BBB had no complaints entered into our decision. — Bob & Phyllis Green