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Bay Area Underpinning offers expert foundation repair services for residents living in Alamo, California. A majority of foundation problems stem from California's clay soil that shrinks and expands with moisture. When the climate is wet and rainy, the clay soil will have excess moisture and expand drastically, increasing the pressure of the soil and creating stress against foundation walls. This stress can lead to shifting and settling in the foundation, and cracks will begin to form. On the other hand, during hot and dry seasons, the soil will shrink. This also has damaging effects by creating voids and holes underneath the foundation.

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If your Alamo, CA home has experienced any of the following issues, your foundation may be failing and in need of repair. Look for the following signs:

  • foundation repair and waterproofing services for Alamo CABrick and masonry cracks
  • Wall cracks
  • Settling foundations
  • Leaning or tilting chimneys
  • Floor cracks
  • Crumbling, flaking or chipping foundations
  • Bowing or leaning foundation walls
  • Damp, wet crawl spaces
  • Stairs pulling away from homes
  • Sticking doors and windows
  • Misaligned windows and doors

Solutions for Foundation Problems in Alamo, CA

Resistance Piers | Alamo, CAFor all of your foundation problems, Bay Area Underpinning has great solutions. We offer several repair methods, which include:

  • Resistance piers: These steel poles are hydraulically driven into the ground to stabilize and support the foundation
  • Push piers: Once the piers reach stable soil, they lift the entire structure of your home onto solid ground
  • Helical piers: These piers are made to hold various loads in difficult soil conditions and where high water tables are present
  • Slab piers: Made of galvanized steel, these piers lift and level slab foundations and interior walls
  • Screw jacks: These jacks contain a safe, motionless self- locking feature to lift foundations

To keep your crawl space dry, we offer vapor barrier installation. This method of repair will seal your crawl space and protect it from moisture and humidity. Vapor barriers will also improve the air quality of your crawl space and reduce your energy bills.

Our team of trained and skilled professionals can fix any foundation issues you may have in your Alamo, CA home. We provide quality solutions that will last for years to come. All of our products are manufactured by Earth Contact Products, the leading company in the industry. For more information about the services we offer in Alamo, CA, contact Bay Area Underpinning today.