Kansas City, Kansas has inconsistent weather patterns ranging from wet springs to dry, hot summers. Over time, these fluctuating weather patterns cause foundations to shift and move. Soil may expand due to excess moisture and shrink during dry weather conditions. Soil shrinkage can also occur from dehydrated tree roots caused by maturing trees and shrubs that are planted too close to the foundation. This causes settlement issues under the foundation. Knowing the early warning signs of foundation issues can prevent costly repairs in the future and eliminate further damage. It’s important to check the exterior and interior of your home. Use a level to check for leaning or bowing walls. Inspect your home for additional signs such as:
At Pro Foundation Technology, we offer quality underpinning products from Earth Contact Products (ECP). ECP is the leading manufacturer in underpinning, so you’re getting the latest repair products on the market including the best service from our team of professionals. Our foundation repair products include helical piers, steel push piers, and helical tiebacks.
Helical piers consist of steel shafts that resemble a large screw. They are designed to level and stabilize structures when challenging soil conditions are present. Steel push piers are driven deep into weak soil until they reach suitable soil.
To straighten bowing or leaning walls, we use helical tiebacks. It also helps relieve pressure against your basement walls to prevent future problems. If you notice foundation failure in your Kansas City, KS home, give a call today.
Without adequate waterproofing, rainwater could end up in your basement. Avoid water damage and mold growth by investing in a basement waterproofing system by Pro Foundation Technology.
If you suspect water damage, look for the common water-related signs in your basement such as:
We offer the following waterproofing methods:
Our waterproofing systems are designed to control the flow of water away from your foundation and basement. We’ll protect your home against water damage for many years to come.
Contact us today for a free estimate on residential foundation repair and commercial foundation repair!