Mudjacking Company – Charles J Coyle 63125
Foundation repair for someone's house is frequently only looked at in times of an unexpected emergency. The home owner could be sitting in his or her living room when they notice a crack in the wall, or in more severe instances, they see a huge crack in the bricks on the exterior of the property. This can be troublesome to say the least.
Typically a person's house is their most costly purchase. Occasionally foundation problems are discovered upon the home owner wanting to sell the home and the purchaser has hired an independent inspector. Money and time are even more vital since the owner is trying to sell his/her house fast while making enough for a down payment on another home.
How can one fix foundation troubles? Some contact professionals and some do it on their own. We recommend using the professional mudjacking services of our company because we use a number of techniques and methods. Mudjacking is one process utilized by foundation professionals to fix foundation issues. There are 2 methods of this this technique: filling the gap and raising the interior floor surfaces.
Filling the Void
Frequently, foundation problems in certain parts of Charles J Coyle, Missouri 63125 are the result of the outside of the foundation settling. When constructing a house, concrete piers usually are set up beneath the perimeter grade beam. The first attempt to fix the problem is by using industry tools to return the house to its original placement. After the readjustment, a void is usually created underneath the main slab.
We then make use of a "mudjacking" technique to fill this emptiness. This is achieved by drilling 2" holes through the perimeter grade beam surrounding the home and pumping a mixture of soil and cement grout into the emptiness. Then the pockets are filled with a fluid blend of soil/cement grout.
Raise Interior Floors
In other situations, the interior area of the slab may have settled. Mudjacking is used to boost interior floors and is achieved from the inside of your house by drilling 2" holes through the slab in the areas that have settled and pumping a blend of soil/cement grout under the foundation. This process uses a stiff mixture of soil/cement grout and is typically associated with more complex foundation problems.
Although it seems simple enough, this can be a delicate and involved process to do correctly. 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. Call 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.