Category Archives: Foundation Repair


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Springtime Means Waterproofing in California’s Bay Area

Spring Cleanup? During the 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 crawl […]

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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 lifetime performance. Steel push piers are driven deep into the soil to support structures from the interior and exterior of the […]

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