Concrete slab piers can extend deep below the floor to reach competent supporting soils and permanently stabilize the floor.
Do you have a concrete slab floor that is showing signs of sinking, sagging, or settling? Are the walls separating from the floor below or ceiling above?
IF you have a problem like this in your home, you could have a sinking or settling concrete floor slab. This problem can lead to cracks in floors and walls, uneven surfaces, and a weakened foundation.
Luckily, the foundation repair experts at NV Waterproofing & Foundation Repair can help you solve this problem permanently! We provide complete foundation repair solutions in Arlington, Washington D.C., Alexandria and nearby areas in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland. Call us today to get a free estimate.
When a floor slab settles, the damage can manifest itself in many ways. Along with cracks in the concrete, the floors can separate from the walls as they sink downwards. Alternatively, the interior wall may be pulled down with the floor, instead separating from the ceiling. Walls can also pull away from other walls, and interior wall cracks can form -- commonly off the corners of interior doors.
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When a concrete floor settles, it can mean serious damage to your home. The causes of floor slab settlement are almost always due to the soils underneath being unable to support the weight of the concrete. They often accompany other foundation problems in your home.
The three most common causes of settling concrete floor slabs are as follows:
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Drying/Shrinking Of Soils Under The Slab
Washout Of Soil Underneath The Slab
Poor Compaction Of Foundation Fill Soils
Supportworks dealers have many tools at their disposal to reverse concrete slab settlement and restore the good condition of concrete floors. Here are the many ways NV Waterproofing & Foundation Repair might choose to resolve your floor crack:
At NV Waterproofing & Foundation Repair, we provide proven solutions for concrete slab floor leveling -- as well as other foundation repair solutions -- to homeowners throughout Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland. We provide each of our customers with a free, no obligation slab repair quote, in writing, before any work is done. To schedule your appointment, call or e-mail us today!
We proudly offer all our foundation repair services in Alexandria, Arlington, Washington D.C., Sterling, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Ashburn, Fairfax, Silver Spring, Gainesville and throughout the surrounding areas.