Common Foundation Problems in Margate
Retaining wall failure
Beams and posts that have rotted
Wall, ceiling, or floor cracks
Doors and windows that stick
Foundation Repair Services in Margate FL
The vast majority of foundation problems – large and small – are caused by water. If there’s too much water under and around your foundation, you’ll have problems. If there’s not enough water under and around your foundation, you’ll have problems. Either too much or too little water and you could end up with serious structural damage.
Steel push piers for underpinning
Helical piers for underpinning
Wall anchors to straighten foundation walls
Helical tiebacks to straighten foundation walls
Carbon fiber repair for bowed walls and foundation cracks
Compaction or permeation grouting for sinkholes and settling foundations
Concrete Leveling and Lifting
The old-school method of fixing sunken concrete was to either replace it, or repair it using a technique called mudjacking. However, these weren’t the best solutions.
Signs Of Foundation Problems
Trouble opening and closing windows and doors. This happens because as the foundation shifts, the windows and doors fall out of alignment.
Walls that are leaning or bowing
A leaning or tilting chimney
Stairstep cracks in brickwork
Walls that are separating from the ceiling and/or the floor
Wall-to-wall floor cracks
A crack that goes across the ceiling and then down a wall. Also a crack that goes down a wall and then across the floor