FOUNDATION REPAIR IN FORT WAYNE & MARION, IN

foundation repair Fort Wayne IndianaYour home is a big investment, therefore keeping it in good shape should be your number one priority. If you notice sloping floors or other structural changes, your home may have foundation problems. Water-related issues, such as soil erosion and poor drainage, can cause pressure to build up on foundation walls. This pressure is called hydrostatic pressure. As the pressure increases, the walls may bow, lean or even crack. Wall cracks allow water to seep into the basement, causing water seepage and widen cracks over time. Homeowners may also notice crumbling bricks, sticking windows, ceiling cracks, and leaning chimneys. At MFS Basement & Foundation Repair, we provide foundation repair methods to fix foundation problems in the Fort Wayne and Marion, IN area. We use underpinning products manufactured by Earth Contact Products, the leading manufacturer of foundation repair and basement waterproofing. With our experience and products, you can be assured that your foundation repair will last for many years to come.

Foundation Repair Solutions in Fort Wayne, IN

Some of the foundation repair products we use include heavy steel push piers, helical piers, plate anchors, and helical tiebacks.

  • steel push piers, foundation repair Fort Wayne INSteel Push Piers
    ECP steel push piers are driven deep into the earth until they reach load bearing soils and then the weight of the structure is transferred from the weaker soils onto the steel piers using a hydraulic lift. These piers are an end-bearing pier that does not rely upon nor require skin friction to produce support. Each pier is load tested after they are installed.
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  • helical piers, foundation repair Fort Wayne and Marion Indiana Helical Piers
    Helical piers are used to stabilize foundations where there are light structural loads, unstable rock basements or very deep load bearing layers. These ECP piers are mechanically screwed into the soil then mounted to the foundation to give the structure stability.
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  • helical tiebacks, foundation repair Marion INHelical Tiebacks
    Helical tiebacks are used to stabilize bowing or leaning walls. These tiebacks consists of an inside wall plate, an outside anchor and a high strength rod that ties them together. After installation, the bowing or leaning wall is immediately pulled back to its original level.
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  • plate anchors, foundation repair Marion INPlate Anchors
    Wall failure is usually caused by soil expansion and contraction, hydrostatic pressure, freeze and thaw cycle, and soil erosion. When the pressure increases in the soil, the walls may bow, lean or even crack. To support and straighten walls, we use plate anchors.
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Don't ignore any of the signs of foundation failure. Your home is a big investment and keeping it structurally sound is important. Let the experts at MFS Basement & Foundation repair inspect your home and find the best solution for your foundation repair needs. Our team offers both foundation repair and foundation replacements in Marion and Fort Wayne, Indiana. We have the experience to get your foundation repair done at a reasonable cost. We take pride in our work and reputation. Contact us today for a free estimate.