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Basement foundation

This is a very elusive type foundation in Texas, but up in the northern states it is very common.
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Pier and Beam

This is the second of the three foundations that we have in Texas. This design is much older and still used today. It serves the same purpose as the slab on grade just in a much different way. This type of foundation has piers.
Slab Foundation
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Slab on Grade (Cement Slab)

All foundations can fail for one reason or another, but water or just simple moisture is the largest contributor to foundation failure, from one source or another. Foundations are the base for life of the house. Just like in human life without a good base, we struggle to stay up.