Pier & beam foundations are exactly what they sound like: wooden beams which are supported by piers or pad and blocks. Some have a concrete perimeter beam as well, so there are several repair methods used Pier & beam foundation repair is something that many home-owners in Texas may need to consider because over time, envionmental factors can take their toll and the foundation can settle and shift. Depending on how the foundation is constructed, we would either use concrete pressed piers under the ground or pad and blocks piers or pad and blocks to stabilize the structure. Our technician will determine what repairs are needed according to how the foundation is constructed.
First is the pier & beam foundation that is constructed entirely of wooden beams and joists which are supported by concrete pad and blocks. Repairs may include replacement of rotting wood, installation of new pad and blocks or reshimming of existing ones to adequately support the structure. Access under the home during the on-site evaluation would be necessary to give a repair plan.
Second is the pier & beam foundation that has a solid concrete beam along the perimeter and poured footings underneath supporting the subfloor. In this case, you may need piers to support excessive settlement along the perimeter in addition to reshimming of the existing footings.
WHY CHOOSE RS FOUNDATIONS FOR YOUR PIER AND BEAM FOUNDATION REPAIR IN TEXAS?
RS Foundations has years of professional experience fixing these and other problems that can arise with your pier and beam foundation. We offer several different types of piers to meet different needs. Our trained technician will help you find a solution that is within your budget and which solves your foundation problems. We offer adjustable piers in case shifting occurs after foundation repair, and warranties are available for all residential and commercial foundation repair services offered.
Over time, environmental factors can take their toll and the foundation can settle and shift. Depending on how the foundation is constructed, we would either use piers or pad and blocks to stabilize the foundation. Our experienced consultant will do a full assessment and give you an exact cost and repair plan for your home; this evaluation is free
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