Warning Signs Of Foundation Failure
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Steel Push Piers

Steel piers

Steel piers are a end bearing pier that does not rely upon nor require skin friction to produce support. Each pier is field tested load tested after it is installed. The piers are able to develop a factor of safety because the piers are installed and load tested individually using the maximum weight of the structure as the reaction force. All Steel Piers are driven to bedrock or to the load bearing strata.Each pier has a load capacity of 79,000lbs.

Know the signs of a falling foundation before its to late:

  • cracks in drywall
  • doors and windows stick
  • cracks in tile floor
  • misaligned doors and windows
  • torn or wrinkled wall paper
  • cracks in foundation
  • cracks in brick
  • shifting of chimmney and house corners
  • water leakage
  • walls leaning out

Causes of foundation failure:

  • water swelling the ground than evaporating
  • tree roots benenth house dehydrateing the soil
  • plumbing leaks
  • improper drainage
  • poor building preperation
  • poor soil condition
  • poor fill

 






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