Foundation problems are not always easy to spot. One of the signs that you may have a foundation problem is cracks in the sheetrock or mortar. These cracks can develop around doors and windows. Cracks in the mortar can manifest themselves in several forms such as horizontal, vertical and stair step cracks. Inspect your home for any of the signs of foundation failure such as:
Foundation failure in the Bay Area is usually caused by soil-related issues such as poor compaction, overloading, excessive organic materials, erosion and expansive soils. Expansive soils is soil that expands when it is wet and shrinks when dry. This constant shifting and movement of the soil also cause your foundation to shift and move eventually leading to foundation failure. Let the professionals at Bay Area Underpinning come and give you a free inspection of your Bay Area home and see if you are in need of foundation repair. We have the solutions for you.
If you have notices cracks in your sheetrock and mortar, you may be in need of foundation repair. Bay Area Underpinning uses steel push piers and helical piers to lift and stabilize your home back to its original level. These piers are driven deep into the ground until they reach a more stable soil layer. Then the entire structure is lifted onto the piers and your home will be stabilized and level again.
We use the best products in the industry for underpinning manufactured by Earth Contact Products. The products and the work is guaranteed. These piers offer many benefits including:
The foundation of your home is the most important part of a home so it is essential that any repair that is needed, is done sooner rather than later. If a repair need is ignored, it will lead to total failure of your foundation causing many other issues in your home. Don't hesitate at the first sign of a foundation problem, contact the professionals at Bay Area Underpinning. We are a family owned business located in Vallejo, CA and serve the entire Bay Area including Sacramento, San Jose and Oakland. We have the products and solutions for your foundation repair. Don't hesitate, contact us today.