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

Foundation Settlement Asheville

Push Piers

American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC in Asheville 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 Asheville 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 Asheville, NC 28801 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 Asheville

A foundation is completely dependent on the ground under and all around it to supply it with the powerful support it needs, and this is why you need foundation repair services immediately. An analogy may very well be to compare your property to a notebook computer. Should you put the laptop on a firm, level kitchen table it'll stay safe; however, if you set the same laptop on a bed pillow, there's a pretty good possibility it will eventually begin to tilt one way or the other. The dirt below and all around your foundation is often just like the table or the pillow: if conditions shift, your home on top of unstable dirt will shift and settle in a different location. If excessive settling is allowed to remain unchecked, it can cause continuous high priced fixes to the home or, in a worst case scenario, result in a rapid and precipitous collapse of all or part of the structure.

Foundation Settlement Causes Asheville

Damaged Foundation Wall

Each home is unique, and an excessive amount of foundation settlement causes could be:

  • Unsound ground
  • Poor compaction at the time of building
  • Improperly created water flow and drainage system
  • Huge tree roots
  • Plumbing related leakage

Danger Signals - Asheville

You might want to look out for:

  • Visible signs and symptoms of cracking or wear and tear in the foundation itself
  • Garage door leaning
  • Massive cracks along brick facing
  • Outer window and wall separation
  • Fractures inside your interior's drywall or sheet rock
  • Doorways out of square that no longer close firmly

If you see any of the above signs, it is advisable to get hold of a foundation repair specialist in your area, such as American Foundation & Basement Repair to mitigate any existing deterioration and set the house straight once more.

Call us now at 877-784-5636!