Category Archives: Foundation Repair


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Why you Might Need Foundation Stabilization in the Bay Area

How do I know I need Foundation Repairs and Stabilization? Do you know what causes your foundation to weaken over time? It may be caused by soil-related conditions around your home.  The common causes are due to the following conditions: Type of soil: Since most of California’s soil consist of clay, the ground absorbs moisture […]

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Foundation Leveling, Lifting for the Bay Area

In order to maintain a solid structure for your home, get foundation leveling and lifting services by Bay Area Underpinning. Our leveling and lifting methods are designed to support and stabilize sinking concrete foundations due to soil-related issues. Since California’s soil mainly consist of clay, your home has the greatest risk of encountering foundation failure. […]

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Springtime Means Waterproofing in California’s Bay Area

Spring Cleanup? During spring in California, many homeowners not only contend with heavy rainfalls, but also with snow melt. These conditions saturate the soil around the foundation. As the soil expands, it produces hydrostatic pressure against the basement walls causing them to bow and crack. Water seeps through cracks in your basement or crawlspace, causing […]

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Even Mild Earthquakes Can Mess with Your Foundation

What can Those Tremors do to your Bay Area Home? Living in California and the Bay Area, there is a high likelihood that an earthquake, even a small one, will cause your home’s foundation to become weakened. When the ground shakes, buildings respond to the accelerations transmitted from the ground through the structure’s foundation. The […]

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Methods of Foundation Lifting and Leveling in the Bay Area

Foundation Lifting Foundation lifting in the Bay Area can be done easily by Bay Area Underpinning using steel piers and helical piers. These piers are easy to install and will give maximum elevation and a lifetime performance. Steel push piers are driven deep into the soil to support structures from the interior and exterior of […]

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