When you realize that your home has foundation problems, some of your first questions will likely be about cost and methods of repair. “How much will foundation repairs cost?” “What is the best method for foundation repair?” Cost will vary, depending on the method, so you must first find out what method of foundation repair you would like to pursue.
You may consider trying to DIY your repairs but this can possibly further damage your foundation, especially if not done correctly. If you get repairs, you need to make sure they are done by a professional, as well, so you can be sure that your repairs are worth your money. Cheaper does not mean just as good or better. While you shouldn’t have to overpay for quality work, be aware that cheap repairs usually do not last because they are not quality repairs.
Make sure to do your research and look for a company that is knowledgable, reputable, and experienced. My Foundation Repairs can help! We can help you find a professional team of foundation repair contractors in your area.
Once you find a professional team of contractors for your foundation repairs, you need to know what types of repairs methods are right for you and your home. If you work with the contractors that we put you into contact with, they will provide you with a free inspection and estimate. The methods of foundation repair will depend on the extent of damage and the type of foundation that you have. Our contractors will know exactly what you need. From there, they can help you decide how to proceed.
Underpinning will be one of the most common forms of repair. This process includes using steel piers. They will be driven into load bearing soil and your home’s foundation will be lifted back into its original position, basically reversing most of the damage the foundation settlement has caused. Then the piers are locked into place, creating a permanent support for your home so you do not have to worry about foundation problems again.
Although the cost can be slightly intimidating, many contractors offer to finance and will work with you to find a solution that fits your budget. Repairs like these are a great investment in your home, as well. To learn more or to find a contractor near you, contact us! We are ready to help you!