Contributor: Aaron Goucher

Olshan Foundation Repair GM Kansas City

Aaron Goucher

General Manager, Olshan Foundation Repair Kansas City

Aaron Goucher has been in the construction business most of his life, growing up and working in a family owned business.

Aaron joined Olshan Foundation Solutions in 2002 as a Certified Structural Technician in Kansas City, MO. In 2006 he moved to New Orleans and worked for two foundation repair companies and became a Regional Manager shortly thereafter. In 2008, Aaron had the opportunity to return home to Kansas City and become the General Manager, overseeing the operations in the Midwest.

I am very proud of my team and am thrilled to have my son Brandon working with me in the business today. I am also a veteran, and I am very proud to have served in the United States Air Force as a Security Police.




In the News

[The Wichita Eagle] Everything you need to know about your flooded basement

If you basement leaks or floods when it rains you will not want to miss this informative article featuring Aaron Goucher of Olshan Foundation Repair. Topics include; reasons why your basement floods, how to prevent water from entering your basement and what you can do if it has already flooded.       Read more at The Wichita Eagle

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[KMBC 9 News] Drought, summer heat could affect your home’s foundation

Keleigh Gibbs sits down with Aaron Goucher of Olshan Foundation Repair in Kansas City to discuss the impact of drought conditions on a home's foundation. Learn what you can do to protect your home.       Read more at KMBZ 9 News

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[KMBZ Radio] Winter Storm Tips

Learn to defend your home against cold and wet winter climate conditions with help from Olshan's, Aaron Goucher. Topics include how to keep your pipes from freezing. What to do about settlement issues. And the effects of hydrostatic pressure on your basement walls.         Read more at KMBZ Radio

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[FOX 4 KC News] Ask the Experts: Discussing foundation issues

aaron goucher at fox 4 newsAaron Goucher, an expert in foundation repair and basement waterproofing, discusses how to protect your home's foundation. Topics include how to keep your basement dry when it rains. What to do when you see cracks forming inside your home. Keeping your home's exterior looking good and safe by addressing uneven concrete. And how to find a reputable contractor.         Read more at FOX 4 KC News

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Winter Storms and Runoff Create Problems for Basement Foundations

With a little knowledge and the right expert help, you can knock homeowner worries out of this year’s wave of winter storms. Learn where winter threats are most likely to attack your home and how you can take steps now... Read more

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Have You Been Putting Off Foundation Repair? Here’s 10 Reasons Why That Might Not Be The Best Idea

The 10 Biggest Consequences of Postponing Foundation Repair If you’re like most homeowners, you’re not a fan of unexpected surprises that can stretch your budget. Unfortunately, no matter how careful you are, unexpected expenses come with the territory of being... Read more

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Basement and Crawl Space Dehumidifiers: Finding the Right One for Your Home

Make no mistake, moisture in basements or crawl spaces is a problem, and it’s one you’d be smart to do something about. Moisture in the lower areas of the home can cause a number of destructive effects in the basement... Read more

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Understanding Retaining Wall Damage

A retaining wall is a barrier that is specially designed and built to hold back other material and withstand pressure over a prolonged period of time. Often retaining walls are found in basements and hold back soil, but they can... Read more

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Prepping for a Basement Remodeling Project

For weekend warriors that love home improvement projects there’’s often no task more daunting than converting a dark, scary basement into a useful extension of the home. Basement restoration projects almost always start out positive. You begin by brainstorming the... Read more

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Why is My Basement Humid?

If you walk into your basement and find the air feels thick, the humidity may be too high. That’’s because concrete basement walls are porous, and when the soil surrounding your home is laden with water, pressures build that can... Read more

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Why Do I Have Bugs in My Basement?

If you’’ve seen pill bugs, millipedes or other creepy-crawlies milling around in your basement, it’’s probably because they’’re drawn to the moisture inside your home. Sometimes, the presence of bugs in the basement is an early warning sign of foundation... Read more

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How Do I Eliminate a Musty Smell in My Basement?

Stagnant, sour-smelling basement air seems to infect everything it touches. You may notice your freshly washed laundry picking up some of that strange mustiness, if you allow clothes to air-dry in the basement. So how do you get rid of... Read more

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How Do I Clean Mold in My Basement?

Mold spores are opportunists, always looking for a nice damp place to cling to. In basements and crawl spaces, excess moisture creates welcoming habitats for mold, which can spread quickly and become difficult to remove. So as soon as you... Read more

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Are Overflowing Gutters Causing Your Leaking Basement?

Humidity, mold growth in corners and standing water on the floor are all signs that water may be seeping through your basement walls. There are many possible causes for a leaking basement, so as soon as you suspect a problem,... Read more

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Troubleshooting Sump Pump Problems Checklist

Sump pumps are an important component of a comprehensive water management solution. When working properly they act as an added level of defense against basement flooding, but when they fail homeowners can be left with a huge mess. Are you... Read more

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The Benefits of Wall Anchoring

Basement walls that bow, buckle and crack are usually a sign of a much more serious problem like hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is a phenomenon that occurs when water meets the basement wall and increases the load that the wall... Read more

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How to Chose the Best Sump Pump

If the area underneath your home is prone to flooding or smells musty there’’s a good chance that you are dealing with a moisture problem. Even if you’’ve begun to completely avoid your basement or crawl space the extra moisture... Read more

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5 Reasons You Do not Want to Ignore a Wet Basement

Homeowners often find excuses for ignoring wet basement problems with comments such as “”Well, I’’m never in it”” or “”I don’’t go down there so what’’s the point?”” perhaps forgetting that this space is central to the effective workings of... Read more