May Showers Don't Have to Bring Foundation Woes: Spring Home Maintenance Tips for San Antonio


As spring arrives in San Antonio, so do the warmer temperatures and occasional showers. While the change in weather is often welcomed, it can also bring potential challenges for homeowners, particularly when it comes to maintaining a strong foundation. However, with the right preventative measures and maintenance tips, you can ensure that your home remains secure and stable throughout the season.

Focus on Drainage:

One of the most critical aspects of spring home maintenance is ensuring proper drainage around your property. Gutters and downspouts play a crucial role in directing rainwater away from your home's foundation. Make sure to inspect and clean your gutters regularly to prevent clogs and ensure smooth water flow. Additionally, consider installing gutter guards to minimize debris buildup and reduce the need for frequent cleaning.

Landscape Grading:

Proper grading around your home is essential for preventing water from pooling near the foundation. Check the slope of your yard and ensure that it slopes away from the house to encourage water drainage. If you notice any areas where water tends to accumulate, consider regrading those areas to redirect water flow away from the foundation. Additionally, avoid overwatering your lawn or garden beds, as excessive moisture can contribute to soil erosion and foundation issues.

Schedule a Professional Inspection:

Before the rainy season kicks into full gear, it's essential to schedule a professional foundation inspection. A qualified inspector can assess the condition of your foundation and identify any potential issues that may need attention. Early detection is key to addressing problems before they escalate, saving you time, money, and headaches down the road. At Stonehouse Foundation Repair, we offer comprehensive foundation inspections conducted by experienced professionals who understand the unique challenges of San Antonio's climate.


By following these spring home maintenance tips, you can protect your home's foundation and ensure its long-term stability. Remember, prevention is always better than cure when it comes to foundation issues. Additionally, don't forget to download our free ebook, "The Stonehouse Foundation Repair Spring Maintenance Guide," for more in-depth tips and insights. With proactive maintenance and the help of our expert team, you can weather the spring showers without worrying about foundation problems.

If you think you may need foundation repair, please don't hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to provide you with a free consultation and estimate.

Give us a call at 210-879-8521 if you have any questions, or book a free inspection online HERE.

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