Homeowners insurance usually does not cover damage to a home from settlement. New construction may have a warranty, either the standard one year warranty, or an extended one, that might cover damage due to settlement. Individual provisions vary. Check your warranty documentation.
You’ve found signs of foundation problems, or foundation failure. Maybe you’ve been through the stages of denial, anger, despair and surrender and you’re ready to call in the pros to hear the worst. Or maybe you take it coolly, and you know what you have to do. You’ve opened the Yellow Pages (if you still…
While older buildings definitely need foundation repair more often than new construction, when building is done on ground that doesn’t provide adequate support, new construction helical piles that are cemented into the footing become invaluable for preventing future foundation failure.
As a homeowner looking at hiring a foundation repair contractor you probably have many concerns, price, ability of the repair to stablize your house and quality of the work. If you have nice landscaping you may also be worried about whether workers will take care of that.
When you find a crack in your foundation, it’s to your advantage to call right away and get a professional opinion. If there’s nothing to worry about, you can have us mark the crack to monitor future movement, and then you have peace of mind, and to-do to look at it a year down the road. If there is something to be concerned about, you can be informed and begin to make plans. Be pro-active – call for a professional opinion today.
When you first see a crack in your house, whether an inside wall or the foundation, it can be shocking. Many questions come up. How bad is it? Can it be repaired? How much will it cost? We recommend calling a couple of foundation repair contractors today to learn about the problem and the solution. Knowing more about it, and with estimates in hand, your next steps will be much clearer.
Brackett Foundation Support System can supply you with the quality, pricing and availability you need for your foundation repair supplies. We manufacture and distribute helical piles (helical piles) of all kinds and both new construction brackets and galvanized steel lifting brackets. Email us or call us at (888) 968-5912.
What to do after finding a crack in the brick, stone or concrete foundation of your home or commercial building? We recommend you call 2 – 3 local foundation repair companies and listen to what they have to say before making a decision. You can also call in a structural engineer for an independent opinion. Call us too, at (888) 968-5912.