Human engineering has allowed homes to be constructed on a variety of different terrains, from hills to cliffs. However, the ground homes rest on is subject to change and can shift over time, whether it’s from the weight of the home bearing down on it or from natural events such as earthquakes and floods. Continue reading
Every home or commercial structure is built to last, no matter where or how it’s constructed. The basis for any structure is a solid foundation. Whether they’re built on top of solid rock, wet dirt or even sand, every building needs a foundation that will support its weight. Ground anchoring systems such as helical and resistance piers are used in construction and repair projects to strengthen buildings and bolster their structural integrity. Continue reading
Settling is inevitable for all homes, regardless of where or how they were built, and there are significant differences between harmful foundation issues and mere settling. Most homes will naturally settle at least a few inches over the course of their life, but more rapid settlement with new homes should ideally not occur. Continue reading
If you have noticed a crack in your home’s foundation wall, you’re likely asking yourself, “How concerned should I be and how serious is this problem?” Continue reading
One common problem in the Atlanta, GA is bowing, leaning and cracking basement walls. The cause of bowing and leaning walls is often excess moisture in the soil. When this excess moisture is absorbed by the ground around your foundation, it increases the hydrostatic pressure in the soil.
Many homeowners are deterred from foundation repair services due to the seemingly high foundation repair costs. These services, however, are often vital in keeping the home safe and secure. It may seem like repairing small problems such as foundation cracks or sticking doors is extremely expensive, but the longer these problems remain unsolved, the worse the damage will become.
When it comes to your home, one of the most important components is the foundation. Because the foundation supports the weight of the entire structure, it is vital that the foundation be kept structurally sound and stable.
Since 1987, Atlas Piers of Atlanta has been providing Atlanta and the surrounding areas with professional, affordable foundation repair services. Our well trained staff is always prepared to inspect your home and discuss the best solutions for you. We are dedicated to keeping your home and business stable and safe for you, your family, and your customers. We are the most trusted provider of foundation repair in Atlanta. Continue reading