Foundation Repair Kensington
Kensington 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 Kensington 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 Kensington
Structural foundation problems typically found in Kensington 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 replacement
- 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 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 Kensington :
Per the engineering plans provided May 6, 2008, we will do the following work:
1. Remove and off-haul approximately 250 square feet of concrete slab.
2. Construct eighteen 16 inch diameter concrete piers drilled to a depth of 12 feet each.
3. Install posts bases in tops of new piers
4. Excavate, form and pour 47 lineal feet of new concrete retaining wall.
5. Install 4 inch perforated pipe behind new wall and backfill with gravel.
6. Construct 400 square feet, 6 inch thick concrete slab over sub-base with new surface drains.
7. Discharge new surface and sub-drains to catch basin in lower yard.
Whatever foundation repair or structural problem in Kensington, call Ward Construction for a professional estimate from the experts.