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Did You Know That You Can Move Your House?

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Moving a house isn’t something that modern homeowners and real estate shoppers consider often, but it’s a very real possibility that has a huge amount of potential with the right home and budget. This isn’t just a move reserved for those smaller trailers and cottages you’ve seen moving down the road, either. You can move…

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What Are Shoring Jacks and Why Are They Important for Tunnel Support?

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Shoring is the process used to temporarily support an unsecure building or environment that would otherwise collapse. This procedure is often used to hold up walls during repairs or the installation of the foundation and to keep trenches or tunnels from collapsing. When tunnels are built underground, they need a lot of support to keep…

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What Are Helical Piers and What Are They Used For?

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Helical piers are manufactured steel pins that function like a large screw and are used to secure a foundation. They are driven deep into soil, below the frost line, with the use of hydraulic machinery. They do not require any excavation work and simply thread into the ground.  They are primarily used in situations where…

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Mistakes in Foundation Repair

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There are a number of common signs that your foundation isn’t holding up quite as well as it should. You might need to invest in foundation repair if you notice your floor has a slight slant, that there are gaps between the concrete and the wood, or that visible cracks have appeared in the foundation…

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House Lifting and Restumping

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Has your older house been settling lower and lower into the ground? Has your street been repaved many times over the years, making it higher and higher? The combination of these two processes can mean water draining into your yard and your home. Solving this problem may require restumping. This house lifting process involves placing…

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Helical Piers: The Best Choice for Wetlands Construction

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Building in wetlands presents a number of technical challenges. But when it comes to your foundation, the choice is simple and straightforward. In almost every case, helical piers are the right choice. Environmentally friendly and vibration-free during installation, the right helical piers can be designed and installed to accommodate a wide range of structures an…

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Common House Foundation Problems

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A house without a strong foundation will soon develop problems due to shifting walls, uneven flooring, and the sinking of the ground under and around the foundation. Eventually, a house can become uninhabitable if these problems aren’t corrected. If you wait too long, the process can become lengthy and require drastic corrective steps such as…

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Lifting Your House From Floods

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Flooding is a way of life in many areas and the insurance premiums for your home can be incredibly high if you include flood insurance in your plans. One of the solutions for flood damage on existing structures is to lift them. Lifting homes is a complicated process requiring specialized tools, equipment and experience, but…

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Reasons To Raise Your Homes

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When it comes to flood damage in your home, prevention is usually cheaper and easier than repair. One of the ways that you can prevent flood damage is through lifting your house. Lifting homes is a specialized service offered by experienced companies in areas where flooding is common. This process lifts the house and foundation…

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