Foundation Repair Burlingame
Burlingame 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 Burlingame 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 Burlingame
Structural foundation problems typically found in Burlingame 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 professional inspection 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 Burlingame :
We will construct a drainage system along a 20 feet long portion of the right, the entire rear, and a 20 feet long portion of the left side of the residence. The system will start along the rear of the right side entry with a trench 2 feet deep. The system will maintain a depth lower than the adjacent sub-area. The system will discharge through a 4 inch solid pipe along the left side of the garage, through the planters, and beneath the public walk to the street. We will remove and not replace a strip of concrete along the rear. We will off-haul the metal shed located at the rear.
Complete specifications to be included with the contract.
In conjunction with the above, we will install approximately 60 5/8 inch by 7 inch wedge anchor bolts in the sub and garage areas. As the bolts are installed we can make a more thorough inspection of the lower framing, and make additional recommendations regarding rot repair and sheer-wall.
Whatever foundation repair or structural problem in Burlingame, call Ward Construction for a professional estimate from the experts.