Foundation Repair Services
Water and/or Moisture Damage Repair
ater is the most common cause of foundation repair problems. Having too much or too little in the soil immediately surrounding and underneath your foundation can cause expansion and/or shrinking. When this happens unevenly, your foundation is subjected to stresses it wasn't designed to handle.
There are many ways to prevent and/or repair damaged foundation. The following is a brief and general review of the most common residential foundation repair problems.
Indoor French Drains
French drains allow moisture in soil to drain through weep holes in PVC tubes. Similarly, excess moisture in crawlspace and basements can be captured and channeled out through "drain tiles".
Slopes should always force water to flow away from the perimeter of our home.
Simple changes in your yards grading can prevent foundation damage.
Flexible Hoses for Downspouts
Most foundations are maintenance free. But we can do simple things to prevent foundation failure.
Keeping excess rainwater from ponding along the perimeter of your home using flexible downspout hose is a simple and easy way of achieving this.
Not all foundations are water proof. Water proofing your foundation prevents discoloration, mold and mildew, and odor problems to name a few.
Let us help you determine if water proofing is required and what options make sense for your homes foundation.
Water can move mountains. A small unattended crack can turn into a torrential downpour under the right conditions.
Repairing cracks, even if there isn't any structural danger, will prevent other foundation damage caused by water infiltration.
Sumps have been used extensively in homes with basements. But did you know they can be installed on slab-on-grade foundations too?
Let Barrier help you determine if a sump pump is the right solution for your particular foundation repair problem.
Let our professional team show you why we maintain a zero-failure rate. Contact us today at 704.817.4090 to discuss which of our services you need.