Category Archives: Foundation Repair


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Foundation Settlement Orinda, CA

We are starting another job in Orinda, a hot spot for foundation settlement. This house has a moderate problem to where the front right corner of the living room slopes 2 inches in about 12 feet. We are installing 6 Earth Contact Products model 300 resistance piers spaced at 6 feet apart along the front […]

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Foundation Underpinning Orinda, CA

The homeowner of this Orinda, California home had a previous estimate for $35,000.00 to lift and stabilize the vertical settlement of their home using drilled concrete piers. Bay Area Underpinning installed 11 Earth Contact Products resistance piers to lift and stabilize the south-east wing of this Orinda home for nearly half the cost of the […]

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Fireplace Movement

Fireplace Movement Fix

After noticing recent movement in the fireplace of their home, the homeowner contacted Bay Area Underpinning to provide a solution to their foundation settlement issues.  It was determined that the fireplace settlement was causing distress on the interior framing of that area of the house and also starting to cause foundation settlement to the surrounding […]

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