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At Foundation Systems of Michigan, our goal is to educate customers to help them better understand the problems they are experiencing at their home, and what approach is necessary to solve the problem permanently. Please explore this resource center for helpful information on a variety of problems that could be affecting your foundation.

The “mitten outline” of Michigan has its fair share of rain and more than its fair share of snow. Here we’ve collected the data to r...

Michigan averages 30 days of thunderstorm activity annually. Tornadoes are all too common along the southern border, averaging 17 per year. In this a...

On average, homes in Michigan will have to manage about 30 to 40 inches of rain each year. That doesn't sound excessive if it's a slow drizzle that's...

Michigan is surrounded by the Great Lakes, which makes it a wonderful place to live. However, snowmelt and heavy rain can swell rivers bringing signif...

Understanding the Common Indicators of Foundation Damage in Your Michigan Home Does your Traverse City home have doors or windows that are hard to op...

The Detroit Red Wings were founded in 1926. They were originally called the Cougars, then the Falcons in 1930, and finally, the Red Wings beginning in...

Michigan homeowners know that when the leaves begin to fall and the temperatures dip, it’s time to prepare their homes (and themselves) for hars...

Michigan homeowners know there are some annual maintenance costs that you can’t plan for. That’s why it’s important to prepare, save...

The one thing you can count on in Michigan is snow. In an average year, Detroit experiences 43 inches, Lansing sees 51 inches, Grand Rapids gets 75 in...

What is mold? Mold is defined as a growth of fungus that occurs on food or in a home in moist warm conditions. It is a fungus that grows in the form o...

What is a Sump Pump? A Sump Pump is used to remove water that has accumulated in a water-collecting sump basin, commonly found in the basements of hom...

Summer is here, but despite the hot weather, rainstorms are very common. On hot summer days, a damp or wet basement is still very common. Ever wonder...