Foundation Wall Repair: When You Should Worry About Cracks
If you have noticed a crack in your home’s foundation wall, you’re likely asking yourself, “How concerned should I be and how serious is this problem?” While many homeowners are knowledgeable and like to perform some DIY repairs around their home, being able to judge the severity of foundation cracks and knowing what to do>> READ MORE
When is My Home Just Settling and When Do I Need a House Foundation Repair?
Settling is inevitable for all homes, regardless of where or how they were built. However, there are significant differences between harmful foundation issues and mere settling. Most homes will naturally settle at least a few inches over the course of their life, but more rapid settlement with new homes should ideally not occur. If>> READ MORE
Helical Pier Installation for Foundation Repair
Every home or commercial structure is built to last, no matter where or how it’s constructed. The basis for any structure is a solid foundation. Whether they’re built on top of solid rock, wet dirt or even sand, every building needs a foundation that will support its weight. Ground anchoring systems such as helical>> READ MORE
Why You May Need Helical Pier Installation
A helical pier is essentially a steel foundation pin. During installation, the helical pier is driven deep into the soil by hydraulic machinery. The piers can even go below the frost line if needed. On most helical piers, there’s a helical bearing plate on the base and a cap on the top. The plate enters>> READ MORE
How to Choose the Best Foundation Repair Contractors
Because most homeowners realize that foundation repair is challenging, highly physical, and precise work, they know not to attempt the job themselves. This starts them on the search for qualified foundation repair contractors, something that can become a time-consuming job in itself. The best thing you can do as a homeowner is to study foundation>> READ MORE
How Much Does Foundation Repair Cost?
At Atlas Piers of Atlanta, we understand that cost is a major consideration for home and business owners when deciding among foundation repair companies. Many factors can affect how much you pay for services, including your geographic location and the degree of damage to your foundation. While you must still fit the cost of foundation>> READ MORE
Three Reasons to Have Your Foundation Repaired During Winter
If you are starting to see signs of damage to your home’s foundation such as cracks and crumbling, you may wonder when to schedule foundation repair. At Atlas Piers of Atlanta, Inc., we recommend that you schedule a free inspection without delay no matter what the season. There can even be advantages to foundation repair>> READ MORE
Is Foundation Repair Covered Under Homeowner’s Insurance?
If you are counting on your homeowner’s insurance to cover any future foundation repair needs that arise, you might be caught off guard by the limitations included in your plan. To qualify for coverage, foundation damage must fall within the guidelines set by your insurance company. If it does not, then you will be on>> READ MORE
What to Do Before Calling a Foundation Repair Company
Are you worried that your foundation might need a repair? If so, you should contact a foundation repair company that’s fast, efficient, and reliable, as soon as possible. The sooner you address the damage, the better, so waiting around isn’t recommended. However, before contacting a foundation repair company, you may want to work through these>> READ MORE
How the Time of Year Affects Foundation Repair
When you notice that your foundation needs to be repaired, you may wonder when the best time of year is to make the repairs. Foundation repair is a big project, and one of the main causes of foundation damage is the expanding and contracting of soil due to humidity and weather conditions. For this reason,>> READ MORE