Foundation Repair Albany
Albany structural foundation repair problems in your house, garage, or commercial building can cause one or more of the following observable symptoms or conditions: (Actual example of a Albany 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 Albany
Structural foundation problems typically found in Albany 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 give you a professional estimate, so you can discover the best way to repair or fix the problem at the lowest cost. 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 Albany :
We will construct a drainage system in the sub-area along the uphill side of the center foundation and slab. The depth of the system will be deeper than the adjacent slab floor. The system will discharge into a sump. We will connect the downspouts along the left side of your home into a 4 inch solid pipe and run them directly to the street. The water from the sump will be pumped into this pipe. We will remove and replace the concrete walk along the left side and along a 10 feet long portion of the rear. We will lower the existing sewer clean-out located on the left side and install a concrete box with a concrete lid over it prior to the placement of concrete. We will remove and replace an 8 feet long section of concrete located between the public walk and the curb at the front of your house. No concrete color or painting is included. Downspout re-location as necessary to be done by others.
We will remove and replace 2 interior concrete piers per the engineer’s plan.
Whatever foundation repair or structural problem in Albany, call Ward Construction for a professional estimate and expert opinion.