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WHAT CAUSES FOUNDATIONS AND SLABS TO SINK

Causes Of Foundation Problems
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Foundation settlement and movement can be caused by building on expansive clay, compressible or improperly compacted fill soils, or improper maintenance around foundations.

Find out the warning signs of foundation/slab failure.

Whatever the cause, settlement can destroy the value of structures and even render them unsafe.

In any case, water is the basic culprit in the vast majority of expansive soil problems. Specific constituents of certain soils tend to swell or shrink with variations in moisture. The extent of this movement varies from soil to soil.

Those soils highest in clay content are generally more susceptible while those lowest in clay content are the least affected. In some areas the movement in insignificant; in others, it is quite pronounced.

When unstable soils are used as a base for a foundation, the tendency for movement is transmitted to the foundation. Since soil movement is rarely uniform, the foundation is subjected to a differential or upheaval.

The problem shows up in both slab, and pier and beam type foundations.

If all the soil beneath a foundation or slab swells uniformly, there usually is no problem. Problems occur, however, when only part of the slab settles. Then, the differential movement causes cracks or other damages.

In residential properties, slab settlement problems can result in potential damage to the structure, potential accidents, and loss of real estate value. Poor drainage, tripping hazards, rough floors, unsightly cracks, and equipment malfunctions may also result from concrete slab settlement.

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Tampa Bay- Foundation Repair Contractor

Foundation work is definitely not a do-it-yourself project, so it makes good sense to get at least three licensed contractors to give you a detailed proposal along with an assessment of your issues. The average inspection takes about two hours. Ron Davidson of Ram Jack Systems also offers the following advice and precautionary measures:

  • Educate yourself on foundation repair methods and ask a lot of questions. Don’t make your final decision based on advertising and cheap prices. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
  • Don’t do business with a contractor that does not have their foundation repair methods evaluated by ICC-ES (International Code Council Evaluation Services). This nonprofit organization ensures that building products meet code compliance.
  • In most areas of the country, a reputable contractor will have a clause for the depth of the hydraulic piling (typically 20 to 30 feet). Beyond that depth, there is usually an additional charge, ranging from $20 to $30 per foot. If a contractor has no depth clause, be cautious. It’s unlikely that the contractor would continue to operate at a loss, and would instead just stop at the depth that would guarantee a profit.
  • Some foundation repair projects require removal of landscaping in the areas of the work, and the contractor typically won’t guarantee that a bush or shrub will survive after removal and replacement.
  • Warranties or guarantees for foundation repair work are very important, so pay close attention to their terms. Remember that a warranty is only as good as the company that backs it. Look for a national company that can offer a warranty trust. This means that if the company goes out of business, there is a plan in place to provide follow-up service, if needed.

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Tampa Bay area -soil stabilization, seawall and bulkhead repair

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Our Tampa, Florida soil stabilization company understands the special foundation needs of our customers living along the coast. For those living on or near beaches, seawalls are an important part of foundation safety.

Seawalls are built parallel to the coastline to provide safety on muddy or sandy beach areas, in addition to protecting coastal land sections from erosion. For coastal foundation support, our foundation reinforcement company offers coastal timber support as well as bulkhead seawall tieback.

Ram Jack Seawall Repair

Ram Jack Seawall offers a patent-pending repair method for concrete, steel, wood and vinyl seawalls. The system can often return crooked or leaning seawalls to their post-installation position. Ram Jack’s seawall repair methods can permanently stabilize seawalls, virtually eliminating the need for future repairs.

Timber Pile Support System

Erosion is prevalent on sandy soils and beaches, causing homes built on timber pilings to move and sink over time. Ram Jack installs both helical piers and piling brackets in order to keep the piling in place. We use standoff brackets to hold helicals in place throughout the lifting process. Ram Jack’s brackets keep the timber pilings straight, without any tilting.

Bulkhead Tie-back Support System

Ram Jack installs helical piers and seawall brackets to repair bowing concrete and vinyl seawalls. The brackets can also be installed during seawall construction to prevent bowing from the start. The helicals are driven deep into the soil to hold the pressure from the wall and straighten it. Ram Jack includes a five-year warranty on the seawall brackets. These seawall brackets are a unique patent-pending design by our Tampa foundation repair company.

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Once these conditions are mitigated we install the Crawl Shield vapor barrier which includes completely sealing the floor (dirt or concrete), the support pillars, the walls of the crawl space (including the outside vents), and the rim joist and sill plate. In some cases, a dehumidifier may need to be installed. It won’t run often, but when it’s needed it will help to cut energy bills by eighteen percent or more.

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Read more about this in the Crawl Space University.
In the end, you will have a healthy, energy efficient space protecting your home’s structure and your family.
Allow us the opportunity to give you a free evaluation and estimate so you can see for yourself what’s under your house and the best way to deal with it.
Let us do the dirty work.

 

 

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