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Types of Foundation Repair

Worker uses a trowel to level cement mortar for a foundation repair projectIf you’ve noticed cracks in your foundation and are wondering what your repair options are, you should know that your soil type, climate, and foundation build determine which type of foundation repair is most appropriate. In general, non-structural cracks in foundations are often vertical or diagonal and are caused by the expansion and contraction of the foundation’s concrete. Structural cracks are horizontal and caused by settling soil. Structural cracks are usually serious and may warrant further investigation.

Consulting Foundation Repair Professionals

A proper consultation with a foundation repair company should identify the cause of the foundation problem and provide you with a recommendation on how to solve it. In the Atlanta area, the renowned company Engineered Solutions of Georgia specializes in a variety of foundation repair techniques. As a team of seasoned geotechnical specialists, ESOG takes a highly technical and scientific approach to addressing a home’s foundation damage, thinking outside the box to provide homeowners with the most cost-effective and long-lasting repair solution. Here are just a few of ESOG’s most common foundation repair services:

  • Filling in cracks in the foundation walls and floor to prevent moisture from getting into your basement or crawlspace
  • Stabilizing cracked or bowing foundation walls with tiebacks or wall plate anchors
  • Using carbon fiber support straps to reinforce and stabilize foundation walls
  • Filling subterranean voids or leveling concrete slabs with a fast-curing poly lift system

In some cases, ESOG may recommend a combination of the above repair methods to provide you with a total solution.

Turn to ESOG for Foundation Repair

For an in-depth, professional assessment to determine the root cause of your foundation cracks, contact Engineered Solutions of Georgia. Based on our findings, we can advise you on which repair method will best ensure the structural integrity of your home. Contact us today to schedule a complimentary consultation.

“Everyone was professional, from the estimator to the workers who pumped the concrete. My worry was the heating and air conditioning ducts also in the slab. They monitored the ductwork with cameras during the operation to ensure concrete did not ooze into the ductwork. I was a Nervous Nelly during the procedure and the guys were so professional and reassuring. Great job!”

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“ESOG did a terrific job installing a new drainage system, sump pump basin, and battery backup unit in the crawlspace of my house. ESOG’s experience, knowledge, and patience with answering my many questions led me to choose them. I have not been disappointed with ESOG’s work or service. Since the installation, my home has experienced quite a few heavy, multi-day rainstorms, and the drainage system has performed flawlessly. I highly recommend them!”

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