Are you noticing a gradually leaning to one side on your home? If you do, you are probably aware that you have some foundation problems ahead. you may need some underpinning piers. Before we get into that there might be less obvious causes of foundation problems that will help you recognize issues.
Sinking foundations are caused by the movement of the soil beneath the foundation. As the soil gets dry, it will shrink and when it becomes too wet, the soil will heave. All of this constant movement of the soil will cause your foundation to shift and sink into the voids that have formed in the soil. Basement Masters Waterproofing has the expert services needed to repair your sinking foundation in Northern Virginia. But first, you need to know the signs.
What to look for in a sinking foundation:
If you notice the signs above it is time to call and have Basement Masters Waterproofing perform a no-cost evaluation of your residential or commercial Northern Virginia property. We can find a foundation repair solution tailored to your needs and your budget.
Another product to help your sinking foundation Virginia is steel push piers. They are designed to give new support to the structure of your home that has lost its original supporting soils. These underpinning products will stabilize a sinking foundation and lift and hold the structure at your home’s originally designed elevation.
Steel push piers are driven deep into the ground through unstable soil layers until they reach a solid soil layer. Then each pier is individually load tested. After testing, the entire weight of the structure is lifted onto the piers to stabilize the structure.
Another issue that comes up with a sinking foundation is leaning or bowing walls in your Northern Virginia home or business. Basement Masters Waterproofing uses wall anchors to pull your walls back to their original position. These wall anchors will also strengthen the walls so that they won’t bow or lean in the future.
If you do notice that your foundation is settling, bring Basement Masters Waterproofing in to analyze your situation and advise a solution to repair it. The sooner the repair is done, the better. If you ignore your sinking foundation, your entire structure will be damaged. Stop your foundation from sinking with our sinking floor repair Virginia services. Call today for a no-cost evaluation.