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We know at Bay Area Underpinning that concrete foundation leveling and lifting is extremely important if your foundation should start to settle. Foundation settlement is rarely caused by the design of the structure. It is usually caused by the type of soil that is underneath and around the foundation. Because the soil in California consists of clay, many homes will experience the damaging affects of settlement. Clay soil is known to expand and swell when wet. foundation lifting and leveling problemsOver time, this creates cracking and shifting in the foundation. Other soil-related issues that lead to foundation issues are caused by the following:

  • Soil expansion
  • Heaving soil
  • Lack of moisture in the soil
  • Poor construction
  • Inadequate drainage
  • Evaporation
  • Overwatering or flooding
  • Tree or plant roots planted too close to foundations

Settling soils can have a big impact on your home's foundation. When you begin to see your home gradually leaning to one side, this is a big indicator that your home has foundation problems. Get your foundation problems fixed before they lead to future foundation issues. Look in and around your home, including the garage, for other signs of foundation settlement.

Some of the signs to help you figure out if your foundation is settling are: foundation lifting for cracked foundations bay area ca

  • Drywall cracks
  • Sticking doors and windows
  • Cracks in the basement
  • Slab cracks
  • Water puddles around the base of the home
  • Floor cracks
  • Sloping floors
  • Misaligned doors and windows
  • Leaning or tilting chimney
  • Garage column cracks
  • Cracks in the brickwork
If you suspect you have foundation problems, contact Bay Area Underpinning. We will come to your location and provide a free estimate. If you have foundation settlement, we offer foundation lifting methods to support and level your foundation. Our team will help you solve any foundation problems that are occurring in your home. Don't wait to make foundation repairs. Ignoring foundation issues will only get worse over time, costing you more money in the long run. Contact Bay Area Underpinning today.

Solutions to Lift and Level Bay Area Foundations

Bay Area Underpinning offers a multitude of foundation lifting and leveling products made by Earth Contact Products (ECP). ECP is the latest manufacturer in the underpinning industry, so we guarantee quality products that will stabilize and support weak foundations. We also offer polyurethane foam injection to lift concrete slabs. Our concrete slab lifting methods include:

  1. foundation leveling in bay area CASteel Piers: These heavy duty steel piers are pushed into the soil until they reach stable soil to support the weight of the structure. After reaching stable soil, the piers lift the foundation to its original position.
  2. Helical Piers: Helical piers are designed to stabilize sagging and settling foundations. They are screwed deep into the soil, then connect a steel foundation bracket onto the piers. The weight of the home is transferred onto the pies, then into the soil. This fixes and prevents any sagging and settlement issues. Helical piers can be installed year round by using small equipment that requires little to no disturbance to the work site.
  3. Polyurethane Foam Injection: This method involves drilling small holes into the concrete slab and injecting a polyurethane foam mixture. This mixture expands below the surface of the ground to fill voids and lift and level the above concrete slab.

If fixing your settling foundation is not done properly it can cause wall cracks, water seepage, insect infestation, rodents, and collapsing walls. Make your home safe for your family by leveling your concrete foundation. You need a foundation leveling company that you can trust, like the professionals at Bay Area Underpinning. Customer's satisfaction is our number one priority, so your home is in good hands when you contact Bay Area to handle your foundation repairs in California. We also offer commercial foundation repair in the Bay Area including the cities of San Jose and Sacramento, CA. Not only do we assist you in foundation leveling in the Bay Area, we also provide crawl space recovery, new construction, vapor barriers, and waterproofing services.

Call Bay Area Underpinning for your foundation lifting and leveling needs. We will make sure it's done right.

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