In Spring Hill, KS, clay is the most expansive of the three main soil types, shrinking in hot, dry conditions and swelling in cooler seasons. Expansive soils become problematic when they shift as a result of over-expanding or contracting, simultaneously moving any structure above it. Because Spring Hill is heavily populated with clay soil, it’s easy to see why residents often complain of foundation problems. The Midwest’s characteristically unpredictable, overlapping seasons force these clay soils to shrink and swell so much that they move and cause foundation sinking and settlement. Shifting is only the beginning of foundation failure, a serious problem that requires prompt attention To nip foundation failure in the bud, pay attention to the following indicators:
If any of these signs pop up in your Spring Hill home, call Pro Foundation Technology at your earliest convenience. We will inspect your foundation thoroughly to find the source of the problem and implement the most effective solution.
Foundation problems can be rectified through a variety of means, but our years of experience have convinced us that more often than not, underpinning is the most dependable solution. This process involves the underground installation of helical piers to relieve the foundation of undue stress and provide continued support and protection. We use high-durability piers manufactured by ECP (Earth Contact Products), the leading supplier in the industry, to guarantee the best possible results.
Many Spring Hill residents are well acquainted with flood or rainwater in their basements at one point or another, and if your basement has not been properly waterproofed, your home is at risk of water damage too. Just one inch of water can destroy family heirlooms and foster mold growth. To eliminate the potential for water damage in your home, familiarize yourself with these common signs of water damage:
Our interior and exterior waterproofing systems are the keys to combating water penetration.
We will ensure the dryness, protection, and functionality of your basement for many years to come. Call Pro Foundation Tech today for more information.