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Denver Foundation Repair

Structural Problem?

Ram Jack of Colorado It is important to know that if your home is suffering from foundation damage and structural problems you will have a very difficult time selling the home no matter what the market is doing. Many times it costs less to repair the structural problems than the loss you will have on the sale of the home. Most foundation problems are due to water and poor drainage. t is important to maintain good drainage around your homes foundation. Soils engineers recommend one foot of fall from the homes foundation in the first ten feet or a minimum of six inches in five feet. Once you achieve this, it is important to not let the water stand or pool in those areas. Just by maintaining your drainage, you may prevent serious foundation damage in the future. Ram Jack of Colorado

Foundation Settling?

Ram Jack of Colorado If you are experiencing foundation problems, heaving, settling, or bowing of the foundation walls, it is important to follow these steps and put yourself in the driver’s seat. Contact a licensed structural engineer who specializes in foundation repair. Have them prepare a “Plan of Repair” based on the damage that has occurred. Once you receive the plan from the engineer, contact foundation repair contractors to provide you with estimates based on the “Plan of Repair”. This will prevent you from having several different opinions on what the best method of repair will be, and you having to determine who is making the right assumptions. In the end, it will save you time and money. Ram Jack of Colorado