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Why You Should Repair Your Foundation Fast

signs of foundation failureFoundation repair is so much less expensive than foundation replacement due to foundation failure. When your foundation begins to fail, your first thought will turn to the cost. Knowing the common signs of foundation problems can help you save yourself money in the long run. If you notice any of the following signs it time to get your foundation looked at, and we are here to help:

  • Bowing, leaning walls
  • Wall cracks
  • Ceiling cracks
  • Foundation sinking, settlement
  • Gaps and spaces around doors, windows, walls
  • Shifting or moving foundation
  • Foundation cracks
  • Garage column cracks
  • Leaning chimneys
  • Doors, windows that stick
  • Bulging walls
  • Sinkholes and voids
  • Sloping floors

It is common to fear that the foundation repairs to fix their foundation problems. Many people feel will leave them with an empty wallet. Depending on the severity of the issue and the repair method that is needed to fix your foundation, your foundation repair costs can be anywhere between $2,000 and $14,000. An inspection by a structural engineer will cost around $300-$800, while a soil report, which is only needed in certain cases, may cost up to $2,000. When it comes to actual repairs, the lowest costs tend to be crack repairs, usually around $400-$800. Underpinning with with the use of piers or anchors, however is can be a bit more expensive, usually costing somewhere from $1,000-$5,000 or more, depending on the severity of the issue and the amount of piers required. If you catch your foundation problem early enough by knowing the signs above, the repair costs will likely be a lot lower, and the repairs can be completed as a mostly preventative measure, to avoid the hassle of future foundation issues. The size of your home and type of foundation (slab on grade, basement, or crawlspace) may also affect the price of any foundation repair services that you have done.

How can My Foundation Repairs Help You?

My Foundation Repairs will get you in touch with our Foundation Repair Network of companies that can help you by:

  • Looking at your specific situation: By determining the what is causing your foundation problem, whether it be wall cracks, bowing walls, settling concrete or other indicators, we can take care of the problem at its root. This will help preventing the need for future repairs or foundation replacement.
  • We will work to fit your budget: We understand that everyone has different financial situations. We can help by finding a solution that fits your budget but still provides the repairs you need for your foundation, residential or commercial.
  • Using quality repair methods: Our foundation repair teams across the country rely on our Earth Contact Products line of foundation repair, waterproofing, and crawlspace repair resources. These products have been proven to be the best in the industry. They will help you protect the investment you have in your home or business.
  • Operating on a low overhead: The companies we work with make it a priority to work at a low overhead, and this savings gets passed on to you.
  • Offering financing: Financing may be an option for you. Ask the company you choose from our network if they have a financing process to help with your waterproofing, foundation repairs, or other repair projects.

It is important to note that repairing your basement, crawlspace, and especially your foundation will save you a ton of money in the long run. If you can find a trustworthy foundation repair contractor that is half the battle. My Foundation Repairs is here to help with our network of contractors throughout the United States. Check for your state in our dropdown to learn more, or call us today. We will get the right company in your area to call you and get you started with a free estimate.


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