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Foundation Crumbling, Shifting, & Flaking

Signs of Foundation Damage

Crfoundation damage repairumbling, shifting or flaking foundations aren’t just unappealing to look at. Not only do they decrease the value of your home, they can lead to other foundation issues over time. If left untreated, they could be extremely costly to fix. If you notice crumbling or flaking, inspect the entire foundation and look for other signs of foundation failure. Some common signs include:

  • Misaligned windows and doors
  • Leaning chimney
  • Wall cracks
  • Floor cracks
  • Shifting or moving foundations
  • Sloping or uneven floors
  • Foundation cracks
  • Cracks in brick or masonry
  • Garage foundation problems
  • Ceiling cracks
  • Gaps and spaces around windows or doors
  • Leaning or bowing walls
  • Leaky basement
  • Sticking doors and windows

Any of these signs could indicate foundation issues. Flaking or chipping foundations are more than cosmetic flaws, they could indicate foundation failure due to aging, settlement or water issues. If aging is the case, our experts can restore and stabilize your foundation. Homes that are experiencing water issues have a weak concrete surface, causing it to crumble over time. Other water issues, such as frozen concrete or too much water added during the concrete mixing process could cause crumbling foundations. For all of your foundation concerns, contact the professionals at Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services. We can inspect your crumbling foundation and provide an effective solution for your home in the Pittsburgh, PA area.

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Foundation Crumbling, Shifting and Flaking Repair Solutions

Crumbling foundations are a good indicator that your home may have foundation issues that can affect the overall structure of your home. Regular inspections will keep your home’s foundation in good condition and prevent costly future repairs. If you notice foundation issues, contact the experts at Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Service so we can keep your foundation safe and stable.

For deteriorating and settling foundations, we offer foundation repair methods such as steel piers and helical piers. Steel piers are the strongest foundation repair available with a manifold lifting system. They are designed to reach the greatest depth of stable soil with little disturbance during the installation process. Our helical piers are also effective because can be installed below active soils without disturbing the work site. They are easily load tested to verify the capacity and immediately load transferred upon the installation process.

If you have an inadequate waterproofing system, water can affect your foundation causing rapid deterioration. We offer waterproofing solutions to eliminate water seepage through concrete cracks. Our waterproofing methods include exterior/interior waterproofing, sump pumps, drainage systems and a basement drainage system. These methods are designed to direct the flow of water away from your foundation. They will help keep your foundation safe and dry for many years to come.

If you live in the Pittsburgh, PA area and have a crumbling or moving foundation, give Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services a call today. We have the skills and expertise to restore your foundation back to new. We use the latest products by Earth Contact Products (ECP), so you’re getting quality products and professional service. Call us today so we can provide a free estimate.