Granite Bay, CA is a beautiful place to live. The weather is usually beautiful, too. However, there are times of extreme drought and extreme wet. These conditions can cause foundation problems in your home. When soil beneath your foundation becomes too dry, it will shrink and when it is wet, it will heave. This movement of the soil will also cause your foundation to shift and settle.
Keeping your foundation strong is important as it can cause many other problems throughout your home. The foundation is the footing for the entire structure of the home. Knowing what to look for in and around your home that may indicate that you may have foundation problems is important. Some of the signs to look for are:
If you see any of these signs in and around your Granite Bay, CA home or business, it could mean that your are in need for foundation repair. The experts at Bay Area Underpinning can come and inspect your home to see if there is a foundation problem and offer the best solution for your repair needs. Catching foundation problems early is important, before it causes permanent structural damage.
Bay Area Underpinning uses underpinning products for foundation repair such as steel piers, helical piers and slab piers. We also offer new construction piering.
Steel piers are an end-bearing piers which means that it does not rely on any type of friction to produce the support that it is installed for. The piers are load tested before installation to assure that they meet the standards and will produce the support needed for the repair. These piers are driven deep through the unstable soil layers until they reach a more solid layer. Then the structure is hydraulically lifted onto the piers to stabile the entire structure
Helical piers are an excellent choice for foundation repair when light structural loads, unstable rock basements or very deep load bearing layers are present.
All of the products we use for foundation repair are manufactured by Earth Contact Products, the leader in the manufacturing of foundation repair products in the industry.
If you suspect you may have foundation problems, you can count on the team at Bay Area Underpinning to get the repair done and keep your foundation safe for many years to come. We are a locally owned and operated business and have built an outstanding reputation in the Bay area. Our customers needs and concerns come first. We will answer any questions you have. Don't hesitate to contact us today!