Service: Sinking or Settling Foundation repair

Sinking or settling foundations are not always easy to spot to the average home owner, but can cost you significantly if not spotted and repaired. Here are some signs you may have a sinking and/or settling foundation.

A sinking or settling foundation is usually caused by poor back filling or grading around your foundation which allows water to collect or the house to shift on the soft soils.

Clues you might have a settling or sinking foundation

  • Stair Step Cracks
  • Leaning Chimney
  • Cracks around doors & windows
  • Sticking, stubborn, jamming doors & windows
  • Cracks in basement or garage floors (concrete)
  • Cracks in drywall

Solutions

The professionals at Arta Foundation Repair will identify sinking or settling foundations, install the best stabilization solution for your home.

    Foundation Stabilization Using:
    • Helical Pile System: Ideal for foundations built on unstable sandy or swampy soils & for smaller structures such as porches or gazebos
    • Deep driven steel piles: Perfect for foundations built on rocky or clay soils
    • Carbon Fiber Strapping: A good option for bowing walls, beams or columns
    • Wall tiebacks: Best for supporting foundations under significant hydrostatic pressure
  • Waterproofing
    • Installation of sump pumps
    • Crack filling & repairs

    Misaligned door

    Misaligned door

    Leaning chimney

    Leaning chimney

    Door frame gap

    Door frame gap