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Foundation Settlement – When is it a problem?

December 14th, 2017 by Chris Mitchell
foundation settlement, residential foundation contractors

With the exception of houses built on solid rock, ALL foundations settle over time. Fixing foundation is not uncommon but you should still consult residential foundation contractors to help. A typical total foundation settlement range is up to approximately one inch. The alternative is to build on soil, which has a tendency to settle or…

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I Have Foundation Cracks – Should I Be Concerned?

October 5th, 2017 by Chris Mitchell
foundation crack repair

Foundation cracks worry a lot of people. Home inspectors may tell you that they need to be repaired, and to consult with foundation repair contractors/residential foundation contractors. Home buyers may see problems that call for your foundation fixing but walk away from a potential transaction or ask for a reduction in the sales price. Truth…

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5 Warning Signs You Need Foundation Repair

August 22nd, 2016 by Diane Hansen
foudation cracks, foundation repair, residential foundation contractors

A structure does not have to be older to be in need of foundation repair. The need for fixing foundation can also be caused by construction, soils, and weather. The warning signs which indicate foundation problems are subtle. If ignored, it could turn into a bigger project down the road. It is crucial for your…

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Stoker Project Basement Wall Repair 3/17/16

March 17th, 2016 by Chris Mitchell
foundation prep

PROJECT DESCRIPTION Residential homes around Reno Nevada built between the 1920’s -50’s were typically built with unfinished basements for food, coal, & dry storage.  A fair amount of these basements were constructed with little or no reinforcing steel.  It was not uncommon for the structures that did have reinforcement, to consist of old fence posts,…

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foundation repair

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: J & J Nevada was a project involving a seismic retrofit and tenant improvement to an existing warehouse in Sparks, Nevada.  Additional truck docks were required to be installed, changing the structural characteristics of the tilt up concrete building.  The installation of a moment frame on the interior of the structure required some…

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