Mudjacking Company – Valley Park, MO 63088
Foundation repair for somebody's home is frequently only thought of in times of an unexpected 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 situations, they see a large crack in the bricks on the outside of the property. This really is unsettling as you would expect.
Typically one's house is their most expensive investment. Occasionally foundation problems are observed upon the home owner wanting to sell the house and the purchaser has hired an independent home inspector. Money and time are much more vital since the owner is trying to sell his/her house quickly while making enough for a deposit on another home.
How can you fix foundation problems? Some contact professionals and some do it on their own. We highly recommend making use of the professional mudjacking services of our company since we use a variety of techniques and methods. Mudjacking is one process used by foundation experts to fix foundation problems. There are 2 methods of this this technique: filling the gap and raising the interior flooring surfaces.
Filling the Gap
Quite often, foundation problems in certain areas of Valley Park 63088 are the result of the perimeter of the foundation settling. When constructing a house, concrete piers are set up beneath the perimeter grade beam. The first attempt to fix the problem is by using industry tools to return the home to its original location. Following the readjustment, a void is usually created under the main slab.
We then use a "mudjacking" technique to fill this void. This is done by drilling 2" divots through the perimeter grade beam all around the home and pumping a blend of soil and cement grout into the gap. Then the holes are filled with a fluid mixture of soil/cement grout.
Raise Interior Flooring
In other situations, the inside portion of the slab might have settled. Mudjacking is used to lift interior floors and is accomplished from inside of your home by drilling 2" holes through the slab in the places that have settled and pumping a blend of soil/cement grout under the foundation. This process uses a stiff combination of soil/cement grout and is frequently connected with more complicated foundation problems.
Even though it seems easy, this can be a fragile and involved process to do appropriately. Being familiar with the common land issues around the area and through extensive experience, the process may 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.