Mudjacking Company – 63070
Foundation repair for someone's house is often only looked at in times of an emergency. The home owner may be sitting in his or her living room area when they notice a crack in the wall, or in more serious cases, they see a big crack in the bricks on the exterior of the house. This really is troubling as you would expect.
Usually a person's house is their most costly investment. Occasionally foundation problems are observed upon the home owner wanting to sell the house and the buyer has chosen an independent home inspector. Money and time are much more essential since the owner is trying to sell his/her home quickly while making enough for a down payment on another home.
How can one fix foundation problems? Some get in touch with professionals and some do it themselves. We propose using the professional mudjacking services of our company because we use a variety of techniques and methods. Mudjacking is one process utilized by foundation experts to repair foundation issues. There are two methods of this this technique: filling the gap and raising the interior flooring surfaces.
Filling the Void
Quite often, foundation problems in certain areas of Pevely, MO 63070 are the result of the outside of the foundation settling. When constructing a house, concrete piers usually are set up underneath the perimeter grade beam. The very first attempt to repair the problem is by using industry tools to return the house to its original location. Following the readjustment, a gap is usually created under the main slab.
We then make use of a "mudjacking" technique to fill up this emptiness. This is done by drilling 2" divots through the perimeter grade beam all around the house and pumping a mixture of soil and cement grout into the gap. Then the pockets are filled with a fluid mixture of soil/cement grout.
Raise Inside Flooring
In other cases, the inside part of the slab might have settled. Mudjacking is used to boost interior floors and is achieved from inside of your house by drilling 2" holes through the slab in the areas that have settled and pumping a mixture of soil/cement grout under the foundation. This method uses a stiff blend of soil/cement grout and is frequently connected with more complex foundation problems.
Although it sounds simple enough, this is a fragile and involved process to do appropriately. Being familiar with the common land issues around the area and through considerable experience, the process can become second nature to seasoned professionals from Mid America Piering. Contact us at 314-428-2324!
What People Say About Us
It has now been a year since having this work done, and things are in good shape...as you'd expect.