Foundation Settlement Repair Photo Album: Cheat Lake WV Foundation Settlement

Album Description

The Foundation issue is called Settlement. Settlement occurs when the soil under the home is unable to support the structure above. The results are dropping of the foundation often called settlement or subsidence. The signs of settlement manifest with visible cracks on the block, cracks in dry wall, cracks on the plaster walls, pops in the nail holes of drywall, separation around door and window frames, and slopping floors. In progress photos of the typical repair that is done to address the structural issue. This repair is called piering where resistance piers are used to advance structural steel tubing under the foundation through the problem soil to weight baring strata deep below the problem area.

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