Hydrostatic pressure pushes walls inward on our home’s foundations creating bowed and cracked walls. Hydrostatic pressure is created by large amounts of moisture high water tables absorbed by cohesive soils. This means that when the soil is loose or not compacted properly, it easily becomes saturated with water. This water makes the soil heavier, and this pressure is exerted on the foundation walls. This can eventually cause cracking and then bowing. Cracks can also let in water and pests. This is a frequent
Your home or business must have positive grading away from the foundation and proper drainage systems can be installed at our foundation footings and/or french drain systems installed to relieve this pressure. We can stabilize or straighten the foundation walls with our steel helical tieback systems from Earth Contact Products. These products are made in the USA along with other foundation piering products for foundation repair.
Dale Morgan: (913) 208-7314
Our Office: (913) 893-6006
No matter what your needs are, we will be happy to quote on your foundation, mudjacking or concrete project.
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