Foundation Repair Brentwood, CA
Need foundation repair in Brentwood CA? If so, you’re in the right place! We’ve been handling both foundation repairs and foundation replacements in Brentwood, CA since 2005. If your home is experiencing any type of foundation problem, we can help.
We’re Bay Area Underpinning and for the past 15 years we’ve been offering experienced, professional foundation repair and replacement for homeowners in Brentwood, CA. Whatever your foundation trouble, we can handle it. We do everything from raising sunken concrete via slabjacking to full and partial foundation replacements. If you’re in a hurry and only have time to read one thing on this page, make it our customer reviews at the bottom.
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Common Foundation Problems in Brentwood
- Drainage problems
- Wet basements or crawl spaces
- Improper grading
- Underpinning problems
- Earthquake damage
- Landslide damage
- Retaining wall failure
- Expansive soil (This is a common problem in the Bay Area)
- Beams and posts that have rotted
- Wall, ceiling, or floor cracks
- Bowed walls
- Rotated walls
- Doors and windows that stick
- Uneven floors
Foundation Repair Services in Brentwood
It has been 15 years since we first started repairing and replacing foundations in Brentwood CA. To date, we’ve successfully completed somewhere around 2700 foundation repairs in Northern California. If your foundation problem is causing you to lose sleep, you’re not alone. That’s why Bay Area Underpinning is committed to making sure your foundation repair or replacement is as stress-free as possible. You’ll know your home’s specific foundation problem, how we’re going to fix it, and why we’ve chosen a particular solution.
Signs your home’s foundation may no longer be level can be subtle. You’ll start having trouble opening doors and windows, notice cracks in walls, and even sloped floors. We can lift and re-level the foundation using heavy duty steel push piers.
Picture a giant corkscrew. That’s basically what a helical pier is. They’re perfect for construction projects requiring a deep foundation. They’re less expensive than concrete piers, and installation is fast and easy.
If you live in a home built on the side of a hill you may, at some point, experience foundation destabilization caused by soil erosion. This happens when the soil underneath your foundation eventually makes its way downhill. We can re-stabilize the foundation by drilling concrete piers deep down into the bedrock.
Sunken concrete walkways, pool decks, and driveways are trip hazards. This is both a safety and a liability issue. Concrete slabs can settle and become uneven for a variety of reasons including invasive tree roots, problems with expansive soil, and drainage issues. We can lift and re-level sunken concrete slabs using a procedure known as slabjacking. This involves injecting polyurethane foam under the slab in order to lift it back up again. It’s less expensive than replacing the concrete, and you can use the slab again immediately after the repair is done.
It sometimes happens that a building will show signs of foundation settlement even though there’s nothing wrong with the foundation. This is usually the case when either the screw jacks have deteriorated or the support posts in the crawl space have settled. We can easily fix this problem by using the existing pier locks and removing/replacing the screw jacks or posts.
Believe it or not, there is some good news: Most foundations don’t need to be replaced. They can be repaired. However, there are times – unfortunately – when foundation repair is either impossible or simply not cost-effective. At Bay Area Underpinning we do both full and partial foundation replacements.
Free Foundation Repair Inspection and Estimate in Brentwood, CA
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