Foundation Repair – House Lifting and Stabilizing

Foundation damage can happen to any building at any time.

As a homeowner, it’s crucial to the life of your home to have a regular inspection of your foundation. It may be hard to know exactly what to check for if you inspect the foundation yourself. It is best to hire a professional because detecting foundation issues may not be obvious.

  • Cracks or discoloration of the foundation require immediate inspection.
  • Moisture is the biggest threat to the health and stability of your foundation. Plumbing systems should also undergo regular inspection.

    How to spot foundation cracks or damage – The Warning Signs of Foundation Problem

  • Tilting or cracked chimney: Poor exterior drainage or expanding soil can cause foundations to crack and settle.
  • Cracked or bulging walls or cracked stairs: Soil movement under the foundation, hydrostatic pressure and poor water drainage are common with these issues.
  • Cracks or discoloration of the foundation require immediate inspection.
  • Uneven doors or doors that no longer shut: When a foundation settles, cracks or shifts, doors may no longer sit level or shut.
  • Stuck windows or window wells: When a foundation settles, cracks or shifts, windows may no longer shut. Window wells may hold excess moisture and allow water to seep into your basement.
  • Uneven or sinking floors: Shifting soil, humidity from water seepage and inadequate foundation waterproofing can contribute to flooring issues.
  • Basement or crawl space moisture: A wet basement or crawl space moisture can contribute to musty smells and mold growth.
  • Bugs: Bugs drawn to wet conditions can enter through cracks in the basement foundation.
  • Standing Water under house: Improper drainage often causes water to collect under the house.
  • Sinking foundations are another common problem homeowners experience. Structures can experience issues with soil stability. This is due to a change in the load bearing soil underneath the footings of the foundation.
  • Cracks are a warning sign of something bigger going on.

Foundation Repair

When it comes to repairing or stabilizing your foundation, use of an interlocking structural pier support system is key to solving the issue. The interlocking system lifts a settled or sinking foundation and supports the foundation below the footing. Not only does this system structurally restore your home, it is more sound than your foundation was when it was new.

We restore peace of mind. Stabilize your structure now.

We have teams with specialized training to come to your home and provide a peace of mind foundation repair.

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