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HOW AMERICAN FOUNDATION & BASEMENT REPAIRS IS RESPONDING TO THE CORONAVIRUS

American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC has continued to follow the data about the coronavirus, or COVID-19. We are committed to ensuring that procedures are in place to effectively defend against transmission to the best of our ability.

In relation to COVID-19, American Foundation echoes recommendations from OSHA and CDC, which include:

  • Employees practicing proper infection control and sterilization measures
  • Employees are required to frequently wash hands with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching their eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid shaking hands
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home when they are sick, and see a doctor immediately to be evaluated for COVID-19
  • If an employee becomes infected, we insist that he or she fully recovers before returning to work, and any employees who have traveled to areas with heightened levels of exposure are required to self-quarantine for 14 days

At this time, American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC is proceeding with inspections and projects as previously scheduled. We will continue to follow all government updates, guidance and reports, as well as local officials' and health departments' reports. Our clients and the general public will be provided updates to our operational status as necessary.

We are aware that some of our clients may experience financial hardship as a result of the Coronavirus. If you are impacted, please contact us to discuss how we can assist you in obtaining financing options.

Rest assured that the health and safety of our client's, their homes and the communities we serve are of paramount importance to all of us at American Foundation

Visit the CDC website for more information on the Coronavirus
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Foundation Settlement Alexander

Push Piers

American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC in Alexander offers a wide variety of repair methods for foundations that are experiencing settling, or are sinking in one area. Normal warning signs of this can include cracks in brick exterior walls, or inside walls around door frames, sloping interior floors, doors and windows that stick or jam when trying to open or close. Our foundation settlement experts in Alexander can fix any problems your home experiences. Our foundation repair products include wall anchors, steel foundation wall braces and beams, helical and push pier assemblies, and crawl space supports to prevent sinking or sloping floors. We also repair sinking slabs, in your basement, or exterior concrete slab structures. We are proud to service the entire Alexander, NC 28701 area, and will provide you with an estimate, to help you understand costs associated with your foundation repair needs.

Foundation Repair for Settling Homes in Alexander

A foundation is entirely dependent on the soil under and around it to supply it with the robust support it requires, and this is why you need foundation repair services immediately. An analogy could be to compare the home to a laptop computer. If you place the notebook computer on a firm, level kitchen table it is going to stay secure; but if you set the same notebook computer on a bed pillow, there is a pretty good possibility it is going to start to tip one way or the other. The dirt under and around your foundation is either like the table or perhaps the pillow: if conditions shift, your home on top of volatile dirt will shift and settle in another position. If substantial settling is allowed to remain unrestrained, it can result in continuous costly fixes to the dwelling or, in a worst case scenario, result in a quick and precipitous collapse of all or part of the structure.

Foundation Settlement Causes Alexander

Damaged Foundation Wall

Every single house is unique, and an excessive amount of foundation settlement causes could be:

  • Shaky soil
  • Inadequate compaction during the time of building
  • Poorly created water flow and drainage system
  • Large tree roots
  • Water system leakage

Danger Signs - Alexander, North Carolina

You'll want to watch out for:

  • Visible indications of cracking or destruction in the foundation itself
  • Garage door leaning
  • Large cracks along brick facing
  • Outside window and wall separation
  • Crevices inside your interior's drywall or sheet rock
  • Doors out of square that no longer close snugly

If you see any of the above signals, it is wise to contact a foundation repair specialist in your area, such as American Foundation & Basement Repair to mitigate any active damage and set your household straight again.

Contact us now at 877-784-5636!