Foundation Settlement Alexander
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
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!