Foundation Repair Novato

Novato 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 Novatoprofessional 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 Novato

Structural foundation problems typically found in Novato 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 the 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 the 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 Novato :

Per the Engineering plans, we will remove and replace the 25 feet long, 16 feet tall, damaged concrete wall. The new wall will be 6 inches thick, and formed with snap-ties and plywood. All snap-tie pockets will be filled with high strength grout, and raised form lines will be ground smooth. There will still be visible forms lines however, when we are through. We will install all applicable anchor bolts. Security fence to be provided by others. No interior dust control is included.


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

In Novato, we specialize in foundation repair.

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