Poor Building Site Preparation
Cut and fill situations, where soil is removed from part of the building site and stacked on another, needs proper soil stabilization before a structure is built; otherwise unexpected movements of the soil beneath the foundation may occur.
Poor Ground Preparation
Cut and fill situations should be properly prepared before structure is started or it may result in improperly compacted soil beneath the foundation.
Poor Soil Conditions
Poor soil, organics, debris, etc., may cause expansion or consolidation, which contribute to foundation failures.
Using the correct foundation repair system can counteract the above conditions. Steel piers and helical piers are often the solutions for your basement or foundation. The causes of foundation failure require you to protect your largest asset with the highest quality piering and basement wall repair products. These piers need to be installed by underpinning experts that have been trained by our staff. Insist on foundation repair products designed and engineered to perform by ECP.