Some older homes or room additions do not have a proper 42″ deep foundation wall. The foundation wall must be at least 42″ deep to be considered below the frost line as to avoid shifting and settling here in the Chicagoland area. Placing a new trench foundation wall around the perimeter of your existing home or structure in order to reach this required depth to prevent sinking or seasonal shifting.
Thinking of converting your porch or concrete patio into an enclosed living space, We’ll have a new trench foundation wall in less than one week. Using this space you already have is an inexpensive way to add more square footage! Add value and save time by giving us a call.
Sinking Home – Porch – Room Addition | Trench Wall
A Mini excavator is used to excavate and prepare ground work for new trench foundation wall at perimeter of the home or structure. Excavating at least 42″ deep below frost line. Shoring your home with steel columns and adjustable screws handling loads up to 100 tons (to remain and encased in concrete). Raising the frame back to a compromise level is easy by securing it from further settlement with rebar horizontally and vertically at entire work area. A new formed concrete poured trench foundation wall is now complete.
Permit and Engineering Drawings
All repairs are done accordingly to engineered specifications and municipality codes. Village department inspectors come and inspect our work, on-site from your local village or town. All work confirms to ASTM standards (American Society for Testing and Materials) and certified for BOCA National Building Code. These types of complex jobs can only be done by a foundation team with experience and knowledge. Meet with one of our professional team members for a free evaluation on home.
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Schedule your free inspection today with an honest and friendly foundation repair expert consultant. Being a family owned and operated business means we are the best qualified consultants in all of the Chicagoland area. Get a professional assessment of your problem and NEVER cross-sales or up sales. Receive a complimentary written proposal provided on-site or delivered in a timely manner by email. All of our proposals come with a 60 day price guarantee and a transferable warranty bringing peace of mind to you and your family. No gimmicks just great service and an expert evaluation from American Foundation Repair. A family owned and operated company since 1986.