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Residential Foundation Repair

When you invest in a home, you want to make sure that it stays structurally sound for many years to come. That is why it is important to keep an eye out for signs that there may be foundation problems. Foundation problems can happen because of several different reasons. Some of the causes of foundation problems are:

  • Poor Soil Compaction: If the soil was not properly compacted at the time of construction, the soil will create voids and shift. This causes the foundation to also shift and move.
  • Expansive soils: Excessive moisture in soil will cause it to swell and loss of moisture will cause the soil to shrink. As the soil is constantly shifting, so is your foundation.
  • Mature trees with roots and other vegetation - Trees and bushes that are close to the foundation will draw the moisture from the soil, causing the soil to shrink and create voids beneath the foundation. This will cause the foundation to sink into these voids.
  • Weak bearing soils - Some soil is not capable of carrying the load of a structure.

Whatever has caused your residential foundation problem, it is important to have the entire structure inspected by a professional foundation repair contractor. My Foundation Repairs has foundation repair contractors that will come and give you a free inspection and see if you are in need of foundation repair. The sooner a foundation problem is detected, the better. Foundation problems can affect the entire structure. Some of the problems that may occur and some of the signs that there may be a foundation problem are:

  • Unlevel foundation
  • Leaning chimney
  • Wall cracks
  • Floor cracks
  • Sticking doors and windows
  • Sloping floors
  • Bowing or leaning walls
  • Ceiling cracks
  • Stair and stoop problems

If you have any of these signs of foundation failure, it is important to contact My Foundation Repairs and we will have a foundation repair contractor come and inspect your home. Our foundation repair contractors use only the best products for foundation repair. These products are manufactured by Earth Contact Products (ECP), the leader in the manufacturing of foundation repair products in the industry. You can be assured that your residential foundation repair will be done using only the best product and with an experienced foundation repair contractor.

Residential Foundation Repair Solutions

Residential foundation repair by My Foundation Repairs

The ECP products used for residential foundation repair are underpinning products such as steel piers and helical piers. Each of these types of piers are installed hydraulically deep into the ground through the unstable soils until they reach a sold solid soil layer. Then each pier is individually load tested and then the entire weight of the structure is lifted onto the piers to stabilize the structure. These ECP piers will keep your residential foundation stable for years to come. ECP products has case studies that has information regarding the application of these products.

ECP helical tieback anchors are used to repair bowing or leaning walls. A small hole is drilled into the interior wall then with small exterior excavation, the wall is pulled back to its original level and the wall is strengthened so that in the future, it will not bow or lean.

Earth Contact Products has built an outstanding reputation for providing the best foundation repair products for many years. We have the facilities to produce the highest quality foundation repair products and also allows for custom fabrication products. My Foundation Repairs only has contractors that use ECP products and have the experience and knowledge of residential foundation repair.

The sooner a foundation problem is taken care of, the better. Replacing a foundation is much more costly than the cost of foundation repair underpinning. Let My Foundation Repairs have an ECP contractor contact you and set up a time for a free inspection. They will answer any questions you may have and will offer you the best solution for your residential foundation repair. Contact us today!

 

 


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