Hayward CA Basement Wet? Cracks in Your Concrete? Foundation Issues?
We bring help to handle any foundation or concrete condition you are going through.
From a damp basement to a settled concrete slab to cracks in your basement walls or floor, we can help.
If you think your house might have a challenge in one of these things, you should call us and let’s discuss it.
We can discuss your situation on the phone and let you know what your options are.
If you want, we can schedule a time to meet at your house for a better look.
I’m Not Really Sure What The Problem Is
Often a Alameda County homeowner can tell there is a structure problem.
In some instances, the evidence is actually apparent. In other cases the clues are difficult to find. These complications can show up in all kinds of different buildings, from old to new and from inexpensive houses to high-priced ones.
Be Mindful of Any of These Situations:
• Floors have become irregular, spongy or sloped
• There are puddles of water near your house after it rains
• Your basement seems damp or humid or smells musty
• Separating interior moldings, often crown or door molding
• Rain water is often in your basement
• Cracks in exterior or interior walls, bricks or mortar
• Gaps around a door, usually an exterior or garage door
• Doors or windows are sticking to their frames when you open or close them
• Vertical cracking in drywall, generally up between your door frame and the ceiling
• Separations or gaps between exterior walls or a wall and chimney
• Wide cracks in your concrete basement floor or foundation
• Spaces between your wall and floor or wall and ceiling
Are These Problems Really Hard to Correct?
Sometimes a property owner may feel their house condition is going to be nearly impossible to remedy, but, actually, almost all problems can be corrected.
That said, these types of improvements will need the work of a professional foundation repair company and crew. And they have to have the right gear and tools to change a sunken house foundation, carry out a home leveling or successfully complete another kind of substantial structure issue.
Hayward Basement Waterproofing Contractor Near Me
In case your basement is often getting wet, our waterproofing specialists will determine what is causing water to get into it.
Your East Bay basement waterproofing plan might not even call for any work inside your house itself, but rather just on the grounds and landscaping around the house. We will have a plan to resolve the problem.
Hayward Concrete Mudjacking Services
Homeowners often notice a section of their concrete walkway, courtyard, garage floor or porch has sunken a little over the years. If this has happened at your house, we can often take care of it using a procedure called mudjacking or slab jacking.
To elevate your slab, we drive a mud-like compound beneath the section of your lowest slab. This mud swells, stiffens and pushes your concrete back up to the perfect height.
Your sidewalk, courtyard or driveway will look better once all the parts are the same height, and nobody is going to be tripping on the uneven edges any longer either.
What Leads This to Happen to Homes Around the Bay Area?
Well, it’s it’s got something to do with science. The ground under your house incrementally changes, transforms and moves around. It may swell or shrink based upon contact with water and temperature.
This expanding and contracting of the soil applies tremendous stress on even a newer home.
Most homeowners will not suffer from significant foundation or rain water issues, but some do. There are some tasks a homeowner can do to help avoid problems.
First they can make sure the lot their house sits on is correctly graded to lead rain water away from their house. And they should make sure they’ve got gutters that take all the rain that lands on their home and move it away from their home also.
A key component that a property owner can’t change is the natural composition of the soil their home sits on. Different soils have different qualities.
Some types of soils (usually clay) are more moisture resistant than other types are. The more absorbent the soil, the bigger volume of water it captures and the more it can enlarge when it gets exposed to water. That isn’t very good.
One more predictor of foundation troubles is having a substantial tree that’s way too near to your building. This might lead to problems as the roots snake underneath the home and place force on water lines and maybe your concrete slab. This doesn’t happen very often.
The forces of nature can help with the development of teeny cracking in your house’s structure. These smaller cracks will bring in moisture and humid air and possibly a small insect or two or three, and then those miniature cracks start to get larger each year.
Can’t I Just Put it Off?
If you or someone else has a feeling that you have a situation with your house, you really should have it checked out. At least then you will know whether or not your house has a real problem and if it needs to be repaired immediately or not.
The examination is not something you should put off for long.
If you learn you should get some repairs started, you should not disregard that advice.
Remember, your foundation lifts up the entire building. The walls, floors and roof rely on it. These problems should be cared for when they’re learned.
When you spot rainwater down in your basement, it indicates a problem. When water seeps into your house it can start troubles like mold and mildew. And it will only turn worse the longer it’s there.
If you are listing your house for sale, no buyer is interested in a home that has any type of foundation situation or seems to have warning signs of past water damage down in the basement.
And, if you are working to sell your house, a seller is required to disclose any known substantive problems with the property or the seller might be in trouble in the future.
In certain situations, property owners assume their problem is so bad it will turn into a sizable major project and it will cost them serious money to fix.
They sometimes end up pleased that it might be addressed successfully.
But a property owner usually doesn’t be sure until they get it inspected.
Have Your Home Looked Over
We are a company who has worked in this field for several years.
Our contractors have the knowledge required to perform good foundation examinations and safely and expertly remedy your situation.
Where in Hayward Do We Work?
Our service region consists of some of west Alameda County, and most of the Hayward area, including Russell City, Sorenson and Southland Mall neighborhoods, plus the 94541, 94542, 94544 and 94545 zip codes.
The Kind of Work We Do:
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A Contractor Near Me
We work at neighborhoods in sections of west Alameda County and most of the East Bay.
This includes the neighborhoods of Russell City, Sorenson and the Southland Mall areas, plus the 94541, 94542, 94544 and 94545 zip codes.
Foundation Solvers Fremont, CA
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