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What You Need to Know about Foundation Stabilization
The foundation of your home has one important job: to keep your home stable, safe, and upright. If we did not have a foundation on our homes, we would be building on un-level ground and would not have very long-lasting homes because they were not built with stability qualifications in mind.
Even with a modern foundation, floods, minor ground movement, and soil shifting can compromise the strength of your foundation, causing an array of structural problems such as tilting chimneys and walls, uneven flooring, and flooring that feels as though it’s sinking. This is not a D.I.Y. project, and KC Waterproofing is happy to offer our expertise.
Types of Stabilization Services
There are many ways in which we can stabilize your foundation depending on the particular situation. Nevertheless, our foundation stabilization services will make sure that your foundation will be stable and secure once again so it can perform its function seamlessly for many years to come.
Our foundation stabilization options include:
- Foundation Push Piers: Where the material bonds the foundation to a solid, firm soil or bedrock.
- Foundation Helical Piers: Has a similar installation process as the push piers, but bonds with the foundation by mounting a bracket.
- Slab Pier Systems: Using straight steel piers and brackets that have been installed underground, the slab pier supports your foundation at a greater depth.
Finding the Foundation Stabilization That’s Right for Your Home
We don’t apply a one-size-fits-all approach to ensuring your foundation is the strongest it can be. Our free consultation let’s us discover the root of the foundational problem and then apply the solution that best suits your needs. At Kc Waterproofing we are experts at identifying the problem and applying the right solution the first time. Some solutions include:
Helical piers target problems deep within the earth’s soil. With galvanized rugged steel, it helps transfer the weight of your property onto competent, load-bearing strata or bedrock. In order to do this, we follow a step-by-step process to make sure that it does its job perfectly and permanently.
Foundation Push Pier or Driven Pier System utilizes a high-strength, round steel tube, and load transfer brackets to stabilize an existing foundation. The portable equipment allows for easy installation in areas with limited accessUsing hydraulics, these are then driven through the foundation brackets and into the soil below. By doing this, home and building owners can be sure that the combined structural weight and the contributing soil load will add resistance.
There are many ways to sure up your foundation. At KC Waterproofing we take the time to determine what is causing the foundational problem so we can apply the right solution and get your foundation back to the strength it was meant to have.
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