Foundation Repair Alameda


Alameda structural foundation problems in your house, garage, or commercial building can cause one or more of the following observable symptoms or conditions: (Actual example of a Alameda foundation repair job is detailed below.)

  • floors out of level
  • cracks in walls (especially above doors and windows)
  • sticking doors
  • sticky windows
  • cracks in concrete walls
  • cracks in brick walls
  • crack or cracks in perimeter foundations
  • cracks in driveways

Foundation Repair Causes in Alameda

Structural foundation problems typically found in Alameda by specialists can be caused by one or more of the following conditions for which repairs may be called for by your architect, engineer, or general contractor:

  • Poor drainage problem (wet soaked soil, mud, muddy under house)
  • Bad smell in basement or crawlspace caused by mold or mildew
  • poor grading
  • deficient underpinning or underpinning needs replacment
  • earthquake or earthquakes
  • land movement or landslide
  • failed retaining wall problem
  • expansive soil like the clay soil found in the bay area (that expands and contracts with soaking and drying)
  • rotting beams
  • rotted posts
  • wet crawl spaces, where soil is soaked under the home

If you find any of the above on your property, you need a qualified contractor or structural engineer to inspect, and give you a free inspection report, or free estimate, so you can discover the best way to repair or fix the problem at the lowest cost. For your inspections, be sure and choose a foundation repair construction companies, engineering firms, or specialist expert inspectors that specialize in foundation repair work, and can provide the necessary permit or permits. We are a Bluebook listed foundation repair construction company you can rely on.

Heres an example of a foundation repair job we did in Alameda :

Per the structural engineering plans provided, we will construct seven 18 inch diameter reinforced concrete piers and 5 haunches around your rear addition. The depth of the piers are estimated at 16 feet each. All earth spoils to be scattered on the rear slope, or left in the crawl space. The sets of piers will be connected with concrete tie-beams. We will need to remove and replace a section of the storage room floor and the existing rear deck boards for access. No leveling is included. Additional depth as required by the engineer and coring will be extra.

Whatever foundation repair or structural problem in Alameda, call Ward Construction for a free estimate and expert opinion.

In Alameda, we specialize in foundation repair.

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