If the walls of your foundation are bowing or cracking, they are in serious need of attention. One reliable solution for damaged foundation walls is plate anchors.
When the soil around and beneath your foundation becomes fully saturated, its hydrostatic pressure increases, exerting pressure on the foundation walls. Eventually this pressure causes the walls to crack, creating a host of additional structural issues. If your basement or retaining walls have begun to lean, bow, or crack, our foundation repair experts at McAtee Foundation Solutions can install wall plate anchors to ensure the stability of your walls and foundation for many years to come.
Our plate anchors are manufactured by ECP (Earth Contact Products) and rely on interconnected components such as an inside wall plate, an outside anchor, and a high strength rod to ensure optimal functionality. This innovative design has secured the ECP wall plate anchor as the top anchor in the industry.
Our Ground Plate Anchor, which relies on two high strength plates, has four reinforcing ribs and four cleats to provide the most expansive soil bearing surface possible. Additionally, ECP Earth Plate Anchors boast an 8,250 pound clamping capacity and a wall bearing surface of 2.2 square feet. The wall plate and Plate Anchor are attached by a thick steel tie rod and stabilized with nuts. To ensure continued protection against corrosion and the elements, the plate anchor is hot dipped galvanized.
ECP Plate Anchors are your best option for affordable, reliable protection against bowing and cracked walls caused by hydrostatic pressure. The installation process is quick and minimally invasive, perfect for homeowners averse to yard disturbance. Once plate anchors are installed to repair your bowing or leaning walls, the walls will be strengthened so they won't bow or lean in the future.
For more information on how plate anchors can best benefit your home, contact McAtee Foundation Solutions today.