De Soto, Kansas has its share of changing weather conditions such as cold and snowy winters and wet springs. Because the soil in De Soto is made up of clay, it is affected by these changing weather conditions. This type of soil expands when it is wet and shrinks when dry. Because of this shifting in the soil, it causes the foundation to move. It is a good idea to look around your home for signs of foundation problems. Some of these signs are:
We use helical piers and steel piers to level and stabilize the foundation. They are driven deep into the ground through the unstable soil until they reach a steady bedrock or stronger soil.
To repair bowing and leaning walls, we use helical tiebacks. They are install from the inside the basement wall through a small hole and with exterior excavation. Helical tiebacks are installed from inside the basement wall through a small hole.
Water will enter into a basement through any opening it finds such as the walls, floors, and the joints between them. Water can even leak through concrete. We offer waterproofing solutions for your De Soto, Kansas home or business. Our services include:
Interior waterproofing consists of a perforated drain pipe that is installed inside the perimeter of the footing of your basement. Then the drain pipe is connected to the sump pump system, which drains the water out of the pit away from the basement.
Exterior waterproofing consists of:
If your yard is always getting standing water after a rain, we can help with surface drainage and water collection. By addressing the drainage issue before it becomes a major problem will prevent water from entering your basement or prevent foundation problems. We offer a combination of gutter downspout drains, surface water collection system, and subsurface water collection systems.
Contact us today for any of your foundation repair or basement waterproofing needs in De Soto, KS and the surrounding areas.