Foundation Repair Antioch

Antioch 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 Antioch 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 Antioch

Structural foundation problems typically found in Antioch 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 Antioch :

We will remove and replace the left side basement retaining wall. The wall will get bumped out approximately 2 feet to replace and become a portion of the left side perimeter foundation. The new wall will return 2 feet at each end to meet the existing basement walls. On top of the new foundation/retaining wall we will secure a pressure treated sill with 5/8 inch anchor bolts. We will waterproof the outside of the new wall, set a perforated pipe below the level of the basement slab, and backfill with gravel. The perforated pipe will discharge into a sump, from where the water will be pumped to the street. We will connect the 2 downspouts along the left side as well. The owner to remove the tree and fence prior to the start of work.

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

In Antioch, we specialize in foundation repair.

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