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Is My House Sinking?

I get asked this question all the time and chances are good that, if anything, only a small portion of your home is sinking.

Signs That Your House May Be Sinking

  • Cracked drywall
  • Cracked bricks or masonary headers
  • Cracked sill plates
  • Doors or windows that stick or do not open

Want to make sure that your house is safe from potentially dangerous sinking? An Atlas Restoration expert will come straight to your home to provide you with a free evaluation.

To learn more about sinking homes or to schedule your free inspection visit www.atlasrestoration.com

Summary of Atlas Resistance® Piers

The Atlas Resistance® Pier two-stage product manufactured and designed specifically to produce structural support strength.

How Atlas Resistance Piers Are Set: 

  • First, the Pier Pipe is driven to a firm bearing stratum
  • The lift equipment is then combined with a manifold system to lift the structure. 
  • Atlas Resistance® Piers are spaced at adequate centers where each pier is driven to a suitable stratum and then tested to a force greater than required to lift the structure. 

Click on the following link to learn more about the Atlas Resistance® Piers or to schedule a free foundation inspection and evaluation: http://atlasrestoration.com/homeowners/repair-your-sinking-home

What Is Structural Foundation Underpinning?

What is Underpinning?

Underpinning is the method of stabilizing and strengthening a building's foundation. The construction of nearby structures necessitates the excavation of soil supporting existing foundations. It is more economical, due to land price or otherwise, to work on the present structure's foundation than to build a new one.

Underpinning is necessary in the following situations:

  • Your home's original foundation is not stable or strong enough to securely hold your home's structure. 
  • Changes in the structure and soil properties supporting your home's foundation may be detected. 
  • Mischaracterization of soil properties during planning and construction of your home.

Click on the following link to learn more about structrual foundation underpinning or to schedule a free inspection and evaluation of your foundation: www.atlasrestoration.com

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