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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 Biltmore Lake, North Carolina

Push Piers

American Foundation & Basement Repairs, LLC in Biltmore Lake 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 Biltmore Lake 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 Biltmore Lake, NC 28715 area, and will provide you with an estimate, to help you understand costs associated with your foundation repair needs.

Foundation Repair for Sinking Homes in Biltmore Lake

A foundation is entirely dependent on the earth underneath and around it to provide it with the robust support it needs, and this is why you need foundation repair services immediately. An analogy could be to compare your own home to a notebook computer. If you place the laptop on a firm, level family table it's going to remain safe; but if you set the same laptop on a bed pillow, there's a good possibility it's going to start to tip one way or the other. The dirt underneath and around your foundation is either like the desk or even the pillow: if conditions change, the house on top of volatile dirt will move and settle in another location. If abnormal settling is allowed to remain unchecked, it can cause continuous costly repairs to the home or, in a worst case scenario, result in a quick and precipitous collapse of all or perhaps part of the structure.

Foundation Settlement Causes Biltmore Lake

Damaged Foundation Wall

Every single property is different, and an excessive amount of foundation settlement causes could be:

  • Unsound earth
  • Inadequate compaction at the time of constructing
  • Improperly designed drainage system
  • Big tree roots
  • Plumbing leakage

Danger Signals - Biltmore Lake, NC

You'll want to watch out for:

  • Observable signs and symptoms of cracking or damage in the foundation itself
  • Garage door leaning
  • Massive splits along brick facing
  • Outer window and wall separation
  • Splits inside your interior's drywall or sheet rock
  • Doors out of square that no longer shut tightly

If you notice any of these signs, it is wise to make contact with a foundation repair pro in your town, such as American Foundation & Basement Repair to mitigate any existing deterioration and set the home straight once more.

Call us now at 877-784-5636!