Gonzo Foundation Repair

Houston Foundation Protective Root Barrier Company

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Foundation Root Barrier Services in Houston, TX

Gonzo Foundation Repair can protect your home’s foundation from encroaching plant or tree roots on your property. A protective, reliable root barrier system will ensure that tree and plant roots grow away from your foundation, keeping your home safe from potential damage. You’ll also avoid costly foundation repairs in the future!

These barrier systems can be extended beyond the diameter of your tree’s branches, avoiding any damage to structures around your property beyond your foundation. For more information, give us a call today.

Are you worried about the sturdiness of your foundation? If that’s the case, you should think about getting a root barrier. Most homeowners have planted trees in their yard and near their home for aesthetic appeal as well as to be environmentally conscious. But what most people don’t know is that having trees too close to the structure and foundation of a house may be detrimental and can lead to dangerous is not costly consequences. 

What Is A Root Barrier?

Essentially, root barriers are like a wall that is fitted around the foundation of a business or home or around trees to safeguard certain places of your property from suffering tree root damage. Gonzo Foundation Repair uses root barriers constructed from eco-friendly plastic or geotextile fabric, depending on the site design. These barrier systems assist in altering how the roots grow while not stifling natural root growth and not having a severe impact on other tree or plant life on your premises.

Root barriers can be fitted in commercial or residential areas. Root barriers have two main advantages. First, root barriers assist in tree preservation. Secondly, a root barrier can prevent damage to your driveway(s), foundation, sidewalk(s), pools, and patios. If you want to safeguard your business or home from the potential damage of your structure, contact Gonzo Foundation Repair today at (713) 539-5795 to find out more info.

Safe Root Barrier Installation For Trees

The more you dig to get to the root system with a root barrier, the more you’ll be cutting the root. Poorly fitted root barriers can damage the root systems and trees. The nearer the barrier get to the tree trunk, the more the stability of the tree is compromised. Where the root barrier is positioned shouldn’t limit the soil volume the tree gets nor should the root barrier be positioned near the stem. By doing so, you will be creating an unbalanced and likely unsafe root plate. What’s more, with climate change continually becoming a real threat, we really don’t need to be cutting down trees.

It’s recommended that you enlist experienced and certified arborists for your root barrier installation job to avoid incurring exorbitant expenses in future. The arborists from Gonzo Foundation Repair establish the placement of the root barrier by measuring the diameter of the tree. The tree’s diameter is multiplied by 3.5, from where the root barrier is installed around the tree. This ensures a safe root barrier installation service for both the homeowner and trees.

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what we do

why choose us

With thousands of satisfied customers over the years, Gonzo Foundation Repair continues to grow and build a reputation based on honesty, reliability, and integrity.

Protecting Any Structure From Root Damage

  • Driveways
  • Foundations
  • Patios
  • Pools
  • Sidewalk

Cleaning Up After Every Job

Throughout every job, we’ll make sure your yard isn’t unnecessarily torn up or damaged. We’ll remove all construction debris when we’re through and fully clean up your property before we leave. Nothing resembling a mess in any way will be left behind when we’re through.

Root barrier costs

If you are trying to determine what a root barrier installation or repair cost is, then you will find that it varies on a number of factors.  In order to determine what they are, it will depend on whether the project is for a residential or commercial property, the type & size, and the kind of material utilized.

Why choose us

  • Experienced – We are a foundation repair contractor that has plenty of years in the industry, which is what makes us knowledgeable about foundation repair. We can assess your foundation to know what issues are causing your foundation damage to employ the right foundation repair method. We do this to ensure your landscape is safe in parts where damage is unnecessary. It is no wonder we are the top foundation repair company in Houston.
  • Licensed – Every member of the team at the company is trained and has gone through various training programs to advance their skills. We are a licensed company that gives our customers efficient foundation repair services. We provide comprehensive repairs, so we know that damage is a possibility, which is why we have insurance. We always aim to avoid mishaps, but foundation repair often comes with risks.
  • Honest & Reputable – We have worked with various property owners to repair their damaged foundations successfully. Our company aims to give the clients top-quality work. Our work on both commercial and residential property is always of the best quality.

Our clients

Reviews & Testimonials

Don't just take our word for it. Here what our clients are saying about us!

30 years experience
Edward Gonzalez
21:35 06 Nov 20
i had multiple estimates and Gozno beat them out. I liked his approach of giving me the choice to fix the immediate issue vs 10-20 year issue that the other foundation repair didnt give me. It reduced the price to fix the immediate issue . Edward spoke English and The service was awesome too. I would recommend
The Tinkerer
16:55 26 Oct 20
Gonzo Foundation Repair came out and did a foundation inspection for us. They accommodated our tight timeframe, were professional and knowledgeable, and spent time answering our questions until we were comfortable with the situation.The Gonzo representative was genuinely interested in our well-being. We would use their service again if needed, and would recommend them to others.
23:20 19 Aug 20
Edward, Fred, and their crew did an EXCEPTIONAL job leveling our house. The team was professional and courteous - the HARDEST-working team we have ever encountered! They treated our home as if it were their own - no shortcuts, top quality work, high quality materials. They were on time each day. The best in the business! The crew have worked together for a very long time - producing consistently outstanding work. Look no further than Gonzo Foundation Repair if you are in the Houston or surrounding area! Thanks so much to the Gonzo team!
David Bader
23:58 01 Mar 20
Absolutely amazing! Dropped off material the day before (they were working near by already) and then came in with a huge team and got it done quick!I was in the house when they were lifting it and could literally see the cracks coming back together. Highly recommend these guys!
Amy Garcia (Amy Jo)
20:58 12 Jan 20
Gonzo Foundation was professional, personable and flexible. I would recommend him.
A Gallegos
21:47 02 Oct 19
I have had Gonzo Foundation work on two of my homes in the past 8 years. Our first house shifted a bit a few year after foundation repair, Edward was true to his word and fixed it without charge as per our warranty. His team is very knowledgeable and work was done on time and on budget. I wouldn't hesitate to call on his services again.
Colonial Brass
18:19 26 Dec 17
Great work and done within days, would recommend this company to all my freinds
Juana Estrada
17:37 16 May 17