Foundation Crack Repair
Foundation cracks are common but they are not something that just goes away or fixes itself. Detecting the signs of the problem will not only create a safer environment, but can save you money in the long run. However, you should get your foundation cracks assessed by a professional in order to deal with the problem before it causes further damage. California foundation crack repair professionals, like us at Bay Area Underpinning, can find a solution specific to your need and your homes foundation. We can lift or straighten your home's foundation to fix the problem.
Your California foundation crack repairers at Bay Area Underpinning find it necessary to understand the cause of the problem. There are several main causes for you needing California foundation crack repair. In hot and dry conditions, it may cause the soil to pull away from the foundation. The moisture imbalance causes cracks to appear throughout the structure. If there are tree roots around your home, they can cause soil shrinkage and
settlement of the home. Foundation problems can also occur if you have a leaky pipe causing heaving. Eroding or consolidated soils caused by improper drainage can lead to improper moisture build up. Excessive moisture causes heaving of expansive clay soils. Also if your foundation was poorly built initially, that can cause a variety of problems.
At Bay Area Underpinning know how to fix these problems, and using the correct foundation repair system we can counteract these above conditions.
Steel piers and
helical piers are often the solution for you basement or foundation problems. Whether you have horizontal cracks or vertical cracks Bay Area Underpinning can help you with your California
foundation crack repair needs. If your doors and windows start sticking in your home that is a tell sign that you have settlement issues with your home. Drywall cracks,
bowed walls and
leaning walls will also start appearing and are another sign of settlement problems.
Call us today to schedule an inspection.