If you're a resident within the Houston area, you realize that with all the oak trees coupled with dry settling soil, nearby properties are bound to suffer from the damage of a cracked slab caused by settling soil or tree roots. As such, foundation repair companies are popping up all over the place. Some have been around for over 40 years, others are yet to have their business entity established as a permanent landmark within the Houston community.
Most homes will typically have foundation problems if too much water swells or dries the soil around the house unevenly. In case of heavy rain due to floods or hurricanes, poor soil or uneven soil settling can do this to your residence. It can cause slab due to water damage.