Foundation repair in Pearland, TX is a relatively common occurrence as the Houston soil and climate can cause ground movements that can strain the foundational structures of homes and buildings.
Slab foundations are often used in Pearland and surrounding areas. We have seen every type of foundation issue from small cracks and soil erosion to entire sections sinking and whole walls with large cracks.
With decades of dedicated service to the homeowners of the Houston area, we have learned well and mastered the techniques that work best for Pearland foundation repair. Thus, you can res assured, that we are ready, willing, and able to put our extensive expertise to work for you and respond quickly to all emergency calls.
The foundation of a home can develop problems sometimes because the slab or basement was not adequately poured or undergirded when it was built.
However, is a lot of cases, the culprit is simply the result of natural wear and tear from the changes in temperature, moisture, and other extenuating reasons.
Therefore, an older home is more likely to have foundational issues simply because it has had to bear the weight of the house and deal with the Houston climate and soil for longer periods of time.
Eventually, all foundations will need a level of repair or they fail completely. But, by quickly fixing things such as cracks and/or re-stabilizing areas of sunken foundations, you can significantly increase the life of your Pearland’s home foundation.
If you have a small sinking problem with your Pearland home, the go-to repair method is often slab-jacking. Slab-jacking is where holes under the slab are filled in with grout. The grout is made up of cement, soil, and lime. It is then drilled through small entry points into the slab or wall. The positioning of the drill holes are done in a way that harmless and they are then filled. Therefore, the holes do not weaken the foundation and the filler strengthens it.
When you have a more serious sinking issue with your Pearland home’s foundation, piering may be the foundation repair method you need.
Piering is a foundation repair method where jacks are used to lift up the sunken areas of the home’s foundation and then beams (aka piers) get connected by steel to footings that are used to hold the slab in position. We set the footing deep into the ground to make sure that it is not adversely affected by moisture in the soil, fluctuations in temperature, and to ensure that it can properly distribute the weight load of your Pearland home.