Foundation Repair Livermore, CA
We’ve been repairing and replacing foundations in Livermore, CA since 2005. We fix everything from sunken concrete trip hazards – such as sidewalks, driveways, and pool decks – to foundations damaged by earthquakes. If you have a foundation problem, we can fix it!
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Common Foundation Problems in Livermore
- 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 Livermore
It’s normal to feel stressed out over a foundation problem. After all, your home’s structural integrity rests on the soundness of its foundation. That’s why we are committed to making sure your foundation repair is as stress-free as possible. We make sure you understand your home’s particular foundation problem, how we’re going to fix it, and why we’ve chosen a specific solution. We’ve successfully repaired or replaced over 2700 foundations in Northern California. You’ll be in good hands!
Are you experiencing difficulty opening windows and doors? Are your floors sloped? Noticed a few wall cracks maybe? If so, your home’s foundation may no longer be level. We can re-level it using heavy duty steel push piers.
Helical piers – which look something like giant corkscrews – are a popular choice for construction projects requiring a deep foundation. They’re fast and easy to install, and less expensive than traditional concrete piers.
Homes built on hillsides can develop foundation problems related to something called soil creep. Soil that was at the top of the hill – and under your foundation – gradually, over time, creeps down the hill. This can cause a structure’s foundation to destabilize. We can fix this problem by drilling concrete piers deep down into the bedrock.
Over time, concrete sidewalks, walkways, pool decks, and driveways, can become uneven from things like invasive tree roots, expansive soil, and drainage problems. Because uneven concrete is a trip hazard, it should be repaired right away.
We can lift sunken concrete using a minimally-invasive procedure called slabjacking. A special polyurethane foam is injected under the slab, and as the foam expands, it lifts the concrete. It’s less expensive than replacing the slab and you can walk on the newly-lifted concrete as soon as the repair is done.
Sometimes homeowners report signs of foundation settlement even though their foundation is perfectly sound. The problem is usually related to deteriorated screw jacks or sunken posts in the crawl space. We can often fix this problem simply by using the existing pier locks and removing and replacing the posts or screw jacks. The floor can then be lifted back up.
Are you ready for some good news? Most foundations don’t need to be replaced. They can be repaired. But, there are times when it’s not cost-effective to repair a foundation. We do both full and partial foundation replacement.
Free Foundation Repair Inspection and Estimate in Livermore
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