When it comes to foundation stabilization in California, Bay Area
Underpinning professionals are industry specialists.
Most foundation stabilization problems result from soil-related problems: poor compaction, overloading, poor waterproofing, excessive organic materials, erosion or expansive soils that expand and shrink with changes in the moisture content of the soil. These conditions can produce stresses that damage a home's foundation and overall structure. Underpinning your home with quality foundation repair products will insure the integrity of your foundation, whether it is a crawl space, slab on grade or a basement made of poured concrete or block.
The following foundation repair products are manufactured in Kansas by ECP. ECP is proud to be a Made in the USA manufacturer / fabricator of helical piers, resistance piers, wall anchors and helical tieback anchors.
Helical piers have been in use for the stabilization of foundations since the early 1800’s. Today, helical piers and helical piles are one of the two most common types of structural underpinning devices for residential foundation repair applications in use today. Helical piers are an excellent choice for foundation repair and stabilization when light structural loads, unstable rock basements or very deep load bearing layers are present. READ MORE...
Slab push piers are a unique type of resistance pier for homes and commercial buildings on concrete slabs. These slender steel slab piers use the weight of the slab and surrounding structure to resist the force of the pier pipe that is driven to a load bearing soil layer. The ECP Hydraulic Lift Slab Pier is designed and engineered to support concrete slab on grade construction for many years to come. READ MORE...
Steel Resistance Piers
Steel resistance piers are an excellent choice for structural foundation repairs on settling foundations. Most foundation repairs are caused by organic soils, shrinking and swelling clays, poor compaction, improper footer embedment, and erosion. The function of steel push pier is the support and stabilization of your structure’s load bearing walls by transferring the weight of the structure from weaker soils onto the steel piers that are driven deep to load bearing soils. READ MORE...