Foundation Repair

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Foundation repair is the process of stabilizing a home and returning it to its original elevation. This involves using various forms of support. The cost varies depending on the severity of the damage.

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A small crack in the foundation is a common problem. Cracks may run horizontally or vertically. If the crack is a vertical crack, the best repair is to fill it with epoxy.

Another important step in Attic and Crawl Space Solutions repair is to remove the damaged brick ties and replace them with new ones. These ties are metal strips that hold the brick veneer to the wall studs. Failure of these ties results in a brick fascia that separates.

Foundation repair may also involve raising the home. For this, a contractor will need to use a number of piers. Piers are installed in sections beneath the slab.

Foundation repair is also a good idea if you plan on selling your home. It could increase the price of your home. Fortunately, you can stay in your house while the work is done.

Having a professional look at your house is the first step in finding out if you need foundation repair. They will be able to tell you if you have a crack or several, and will know the signs to look for.

Another sign that you need to look into is the condition of your gutters. Water can be a significant cause of damage to a foundation. Downspouts and gutters may need to be replaced.