Commercial Foundation Repair Athens
Commercial Foundation Repair Athens
Foundation Masters, LLC is a licensed Engineering Company (design & build) specializing in structural design with valued engineering, in most cases we will have a more cost-effective solution for structural members. These structural components can range from deep foundation systems to structural beams on high-rise buildings to single story construction. The owner has a soft spot for Georgia and loves Atlanta, Athens and Savannah Georgia. All of our custom foundation repair solutions are custom designed perfectly for your structures needs. We provide all levels of engineering and construction including: Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and Structural Engineering. Foundation Masters, LLC will install exclusive foundation products that come with a warranty and are installed ONLY by our highly trained team of experts, NO OUTSIDE CONTRACTORS.
Foundation issues are most commonly caused by poor soil conditions, poor construction, landslide or poor engineering. Some other causes include:
- Weight of the structure
- Failing piling system
- Over-saturated soil
- Soil shrinkage and soil erosion
- Poor drainage around the structure
- Improper gutter downspouts
- Tree roots that dehydrate the soil
- Plumbing leaks or mechanical failures
If you have noticed any cracking in walls and floors, call the office for a FREE inspection, 813-614-1718.
Foundation Repair Athens
Everything in your business is resting- directly or indirectly- on top of the designed load bearing members, (support beams, basement walls, grade beam, pile cap). If one of them weakens, it increases the loads on the neighboring load bearing members and then compromises the stability of your entire structure. A wall or slab that has developed horizontal cracks, bowing, or bulging is a large warning flag that you should address immediately.
Call Foundation Masters, LLC today! We can fix any structural problem guaranteed.
Foundation walls move inward primarily due to expansive soils and hydrostatic pressure on the walls from outside. Foundation walls may also crack due to many other outside causes. Jeff Earl and Ken Sands P.E. complete all site inspections.
Stair-step cracking is one of the most obvious signs of foundation settlement and it is very common in brick/concrete block walls. As the structure continues to settle, vertical cracks may widen or become uneven as wall sections tilt away from each other which indicates more severe displacement.
What Causes Bowing/Cracking?
- Amount of moisture in the soil
- Temperature conditions
- How far underground the foundation is
- Type of soil under and around the foundation
Cracks in your drywall are reliable indicators of foundation settlement. Cracks will most likely be larger and more obvious in the structure’s upper levels. Typically, drywall will crack during foundation settlement and they are commonly located in the corners of windows, doors and along drywall seams. Drywall tape can also be a good indicator, especially if it’s ripping or coming loose.
Drywall cracks can also be a sign of:
- sinking crawl space supports
- sinking floors
- heaving floors
- structural failure in the wall
New Construction Piers
Foundation Masters, LLC designs and builds some of the best and strongest piering systems in the United States. We have piers starting at 30 tons all the way to 250 tons, or higher, if the job requires. Foundation Masters, LLC is the only Engineering, Structural Repair Company in the United States with those type of lifting capabilities.
- Office Buildings
- High Rise buildings
- Retail Shopping Centers
- Hotels & Resorts
- Universities & Schools
- Hospitals & Medical Facilities
- Multi-Family Properties
New Construction Piers Athens
When deep foundations are required, Pre-Construction Piers are simple and relatively inexpensive to install, not to mention they can prevent future foundation problems from occurring. If you need a Engineer to design your foundation or you need a Geotechnical Engineer to do soil testing, call 813-614-1718 today and ask for details or to schedule a site inspection.
Foundation Masters, LLC is the Leader in Commercial Foundation Repairs in Athens with years of experience. Foundation Masters, LLC will back every Foundation Repair with a lifetime, transferable warranty. Please call the office to set up your free inspection by a our Chief Civil Engineer.
Foundation Settlement Repair
At Foundation Masters, LLC, our specialists recommend installing foundation piers to repair, restore and stabilize your foundation. There are a few different types of foundation piers; each one is designed to address a different kind of foundation problem. We install three different kinds of foundation piers:
Commercial Foundation Repair Solutions Athens
Foundation Masters, LLC is the #1 Foundation Repair and Engineering Company in the United States.
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