How Long Does it Take to Repair a Foundation?

How Long Does it Take to Repair a Foundation

There are a number of different ways to repair a foundation, depending on the extent of the damage and the condition of the soil structures that the home sits atop. Generally speaking, most residential foundation repair projects can be completed in as little as two to three days. However, there are some variables which may cause a job to take longer, such as deep foundation footings, which will require more excavation to prepare the areas for installation and more restoration after the piles or piers are installed.

Foundation repair is a catchall term that can apply to everything from filling cracks with a caulk-like material to using heavy machinery such as hydraulic jacks to bring a foundation slab back up to a level position. While the former project may take just a few hours to complete, the latter could take up to a week or more depending on the extent of the foundation damage. If you believe you are in need of foundation repair, it’s important to contact a structural engineer or foundation repair company as soon as possible, as foundation damage that is left unaddressed can cause significant structural damage to your home and possibly pose a safety risk for you and your family.

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The team at Engineered Solutions of Georgia has been providing dependable foundation repair services to homeowners throughout the Atlanta metro area and neighboring communities for more than a decade. From pressure grouting and concrete leveling to mudjacking and helical piering, our geotechnical experts are qualified to perform a wide range of services and would be more than happy to work with you do devise a lasting solution to your individual needs. Contact us today to learn more about what you can expect during the foundation repair process.

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