Are you noticing that your home may be leaning to one side? If you do, you are probably aware that you have some foundation problems ahead. Before there is serious foundation damage, there’s usually several warning signs that bigger issues are coming. If you are aware of what can cause these problems, what they look like, and how to fix them, you’ll be on track to having a safe and secure home. That’s where Basement Masters Waterproofing can help, with the best sinking foundation repair services in Northern Virginia.
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 expand. All of this constant movement of the soil will cause your foundation to shift and sink into the voids that have formed. Basement Masters Waterproofing has the expert services needed to repair your sinking foundation in Northern Virginia. However, you need to know the signs first.
Signs of sinking foundations:
If you notice the signs above, it’s time to call for help. Lucky for you, Basement Masters Waterproofing has a number of solutions to help make your home safe again.
One 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 solid ground. Then each pier is individually load tested. After testing, the entire weight of the structure is lifted onto the piers to stabilize the structure.
Push piers can be used for a variety of applications in your home, so even if your home is not sinking but bowing or some other serious problem, push piers will restore it.
If you do notice that your foundation is settling, the best thing to do is call a professional right away. The sooner the repair is done, the better. If you ignore your sinking foundation, your entire structure will be damaged, costing you more money and risking the safety of your family. Stop your foundation from sinking further by trusting our team. If you’re ready to get started on your home, give us a call today for a free quote!