Sinking or Settling Foundations - cracked bricks
Sinking or Settling Foundations - indoor wall cracks
Sinking or Settling Foundations - doors and windows that won't shut properly

Sinking or Settling Foundations

Cracked brick, indoor wall cracks, and doors or windows that won’t shut properly are just some of the most common signs that you’re in need of foundation settlement repair. Every home or building should have a strong and solid foundation. Unfortunately, settling foundations are very common in the Southeast, especially in Charlotte and throughout the Carolinas. Common causes are poor soil conditions, expansive soils, and poor drainage around the foundation.

To prevent a settling foundation from getting worse, it is essential to have it inspected by a foundation repair expert. Moisture Loc’s Foundation Repair Division provides effective and quality foundation repair services to help solve your foundation issues.  We offer free consultations with one of our foundation repair experts that will give you the most efficient and effective solution. Our most common solution to settling foundations is helical pier installation.

Foundation Settlement Repair – Helical Piers

Foundation Settlement Repair – Helical Piers

Our most common solution for foundation settlement repair is helical pier installation. Often times referred to as “Helical Piles”, these structural posts drill into the ground to anchor your home’s foundation in place.

Helical piers work by transferring the weight of your home from unstable soil and onto steel piers that are capable of bearing the weight of your home. Installing helical piers will insure that your home’s foundation will not shift again in the future.

Helical Pier Installation for Foundation Settlement Repair

Helical Pier Installation
Helical Pier Installation - see it in action
Helical Pier Installation - how they work with the building

Benefits of Helical Piers for Foundation Settlement Repair

  • Permanent – Foundation will no long shift because it will be held up by much stronger soil than what is on the surface.
  • Quick, Yet Efficient The installation process typically takes 3-4 days and does not require you to leave your home.
  • Minimal Excavation Digging outside is minimal and your yard will not be ruined from the installation.