Foundation Problems? What about the Tower of Pisa?

Foundation Problems and the Leaning Tower of Pisa For years Atlas Piers has used the Leaning Tower of Pisa as our company logo.  We went through the trouble of having someone modify it just for us so we could copyright it.  But one question I get a few times a week is – how do

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Deck Foundations – Using Helical Piers

Deck Foundations – Using Helical Piers as Your Solution We have all heard the old adage “It is only as strong  as its foundation”. This particularly true with your home and the additions that  you make to it. When adding a deck to your home, using helical anchors for its foundation gives you the security

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Is that Foundation Crack Serious?

Is your Foundation Crack Serious? Here is a great video explanation of cracking in your basement slab or concrete slabs in general.  While each situation is different it gives a great overview. How to Determine if a Foundation Crack in Your Home Is Serious By: Danny Lipford In categories: Ask Danny, Concrete and Masonry, Flooring,

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Stoop or Stair Settlement is a Common Foundation Problem

Stoop or Stair Settlement A front stoop, set of stairs or even a porch can settle. In fact, of all the issues we see in foundation settlement, front stoops/stairs and porches rank in the top 3 (along with chimneys leaning and garage column settlement). Stoop or stair settlement is a common foundation problem. Front stoops, stairs

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Carbon Fiber Reinforcement for Foundations

Carbon Fiber Reinforcement for Foundations This article taken from www.myfoundationrepairs.com which is a great site for understanding what’s going on with foundation problems. We have all heard about the strength and unique properties of carbon fiber. It is used in many high tech applications such as car racing, mountain bikes, fishing poles, golf clubs and

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Wet Basements

Common Causes of Wet Basements Poor Roof Drainage (down spouts/gutters) If your gutters are full of leaves and debris that leaves nowhere for rainwater to go and it will end up overflowing into your landscaping and into the ground around your foundation. This is going to lead to bowing and leaning walls due to hydrostatic

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4 Steps to an “Economic Foundation Repair”

Economic Foundation Repair The following article 4 Steps to an “Economic Foundation Repair” is taken from myfoundationrepairs.com.  The article is useful when you have a complex foundation problem. Generally, we refer you to a professional 3rd party engineer if an agreement cannot be made on what repairs are needed.  A typical engineer will cost between

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Foundation Repair for Debris Pits

Foundation Repair for Debris Pits Here is a link/video to a job Atlas Piers worked on in NW Atlanta, GA.  The current homeowner bought the house after helical piers were installed to fix a foundation problem over a debris pit (buried wood debris under the foundation).  The helical piers were installed but did not penetrate

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