Foundation Upgrades & Repairs

When it comes to raised foundation repairs, there are several common examples of issues that may require attention. Keep in mind that specific repairs can vary depending on the nature and extent of the problem. Here are some examples:

Cracked Foundation Walls:

  • Issue: Visible cracks in the foundation walls can indicate structural problems.
  • Repair: Patching or sealing the cracks, and in severe cases, using methods like concrete and rebar reinforcement or epoxy injection.

Settling Foundation:

  • Issue: Uneven settling of the foundation can lead to sloping floors or misaligned doors and windows.
  • Repair: Installing new line of support with new piers to stabilize and lift the foundation to its proper level.

Sinking or Settling Post & Piers:

  • Issue: Posts & Piers supporting the foundation support structure may sink, rotate or settle over time.
  • Repair: Adjusting, adding or replacing the Post & Piers to ensure proper support and stability.

Wood Rot or Termite Damage:

  • Issue: Wooden components of a raised foundation can be susceptible to rot or termite damage.
  • Repair: Replacing damaged wood, treating for termites, and implementing preventive measures.

Improper Drainage:

  • Issue: Poor drainage around the foundation can lead to soil erosion and instability.
  • Repair: Installing or improving drainage systems such as French drains, surface drains system to redirect water away from the foundation.

Crawl Space Issues:

  • Issue: Problems in the crawl space, such high soil levels, debris removal, limited access, or sagging floor joists.
  • Repair: Excavation of soil crawl space, removing and disposing debris, creating new entry access and repairing or reinforcing floor joists

Cracked or Uneven slabs:

  • Issue: Garage slabs that are uneven, cracked or show signs of settling.
  • Repair: Repairing a cracked garage slab is important to maintain the structural integrity of the garage and prevent further damage.

It's crucial to consult with a professional foundation repair specialist to assess the specific issues in your case and recommend the most appropriate solutions. Foundation problems can have serious implications for the structural integrity of a building, so timely and accurate repairs are essential.