Foundation Issues This Winter

Winter lasts around 4 months-from mid December until mid-March. During this time period, there are more benefits of winter foundation repair than one might realize. Furthermore, winter months are typically slower for foundation repair companies.

People assume that foundation repairs would be too difficult with the cold weather. In addition, because of the colder weather and multitude of holiday gatherings, people tend to be less motivated. However, because of the COVID pandemic, these gatherings will likely decrease in large numbers this year.

Although planning around the holidays needs to be considered, setting a date in the calendar to evaluate foundation issues this winter is the smart choice. Midwest Structural Solutions will work around your busy schedule to ensure a time that is right for you.

Why Should You Consider Foundation Repairs in the Winter?

The obvious question is…why foundation repair in the winter? Because of the complex weather patterns and the constant frost, people do not typically look to the winter for foundation repairs. On the other hand, many professionals would suggest this is the most efficient time for foundation repairs. For instance, in the spring, it may seem easier to see exterior foundation issues.  But, it is during the winter months when inspecting the ground is easiest. With landscaping trimmed back it's easier to see the foundation and any potential problems.


Furthermore, soil plays a huge part in foundation related issues. For instance, in the winter the soil is typically less wet and more solid due to colder temperatures and decreased precipitation. Therefore, Our foundation experts can inspect your foundation and the soil beneath your home more easily in the winter because of how the ground is reacting to the season.

What does this mean exactly? This means that the colder months make any foundation more stable and therefore can make it easier to monitor foundation damage. The benefits of winter foundation repair does not stop here.


If you are in need of some winter foundation repair, Midwest Structural Solutions wants to be there for you. Please call us at (812) 305-0781 or fill out a contact form and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Why not take advantage of our reliable service during this busy time of year?

After all, foundation repairs this winter could be the perfect timing to check those issues off of your list. The time is now to fix issues related to your foundation.