Peirs and Beams
One of the most important features and the construction of your home. Without it you would not have a place to stand. Many homes in the Washington DC region were constructed using the pier and beam method of foundations. This type of construction was intended to protect homes built in low lying swamp areas that may also have experienced heavy rainfall and flooding that occurs as a result of too much rain. DC Foundation Repair & Waterproofing offers the restoration and repair your pier and beam foundation so that you are able to protect the structural integrity of your property. You will find that we have a deep trove of experience having worked with countless clients in the Washington DC region.
You may have seen several signs of damage to your foundation, but you are most certainly no expert and you need more than just an amateur inspection of your property to determine the best course of action. Our foundation repair service provides free inspections and detailed evaluation of your pier and beam foundation so that you have the accurate information you need to make decisions about your property. Our expertise is widely known, and you can expect us to provide you with a number of solutions after having reviewed your property. Our accurate feedback and diagnosis is based on a number of signs and symptoms that are not always easily detectable.
Cause for Damage
For many homeowners water damage and moisture is the most likely culprit in the disruption of your pier and beam foundation. When you live in an area that is susceptible to heavy rainfall and poor drainage, this leads your property vulnerable to water damage and eventual foundation damage that can destroy the integrity of your property. Poor drainage and overly saturated soil all contribute to some typical reasons for damage to your foundation. But these are problems that are easily solved with the help of our professional foundation repair service. Piering and piling are typical solutions that we may employ for damage to this type of foundation.
Moisture Damage in Crawl Space
Controlling moisture is one of the most vital strategies homeowners require to protect peir and beam foundations. We offer a number of foundation solutions so that your property is protected from moisture damage. Soil saturation in and around your Home is a significant contributing factor for the vulnerability of this type of foundation. We conduct routine inspections to determine if you have adequate drainage around areas such as your downspouts and gutters. They should be clear of any debris so that day are able to quickly lose water away from the base of your home. Our careful inspection helps troubleshoot any areas and we are able to quickly and efficiently make repairs to your crawlspace, protecting it from further moisture damage.
Might be wondering where damage is coming from when you see signs cracks on your wall or uneven flooring that you never noticed until now. You may even notice the scent of mold and mildew but you have no idea where it’s coming from except that it is permeating throughout your entire house. You need professional expertise to evaluate these issues. We are a fully certified and licensed team of foundation repair experts and we possess decades of experience, after having provided countless clients with foundation solutions. Call upon a trusted and reliable team for accurate solutions to pier and beam problems.