The weight of the soil behind the walls was too great to be held back by the foundation wall. As a result, the wall began to bow inward and crack.
Soil Pressure Damage
When the soil around the customers house became saturated with water from heavy rains or water leaks, the water exerted additional pressure against the walls. This is the damage that pressure caused.
Garage Wall Crack
There was a lot of pressure from outside soil on the customer's wall, which caused it to bow and crack.
Foundation Wall Failure
This is what was revealed after the particle board was removed from the wall.
Before the interior push attempt, the soil on the exterior of the foundation wall was removed.
Water Damaged Particle Board
To determine the extent of the damage to the wall behind the particle board, our team had to remove it.
The steel l-beams are secured to the joists above the wall with heavy-duty steel brackets and are bolted to the floor for permanent stabilization.
Bracing the wall hydraulically for PowerBrace installation.
The PowerBrace System installation
Stabilized, Closed Cracks, Permanent Solution
Ignoring your home's symptoms and delaying foundation repairs can jeopardize your home's structural integrity and pose a safety risk to those within. To find the best solution at the most reasonable cost, contact our specialists for a free foundation repair estimate today!