Monroeville, PA | Foundation Repair & Waterproofing | Matthews Wall Anchor

Monroeville, PA Foundation Repair & Waterproofing

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carbon fiber repair in MonroevilleOne of the most important services that you can invest in is foundation repair for your Monroeville, PA home. Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services is proud to offer foundation repair, waterproofing, free inspections, and quotes.

Foundation failure can be the result of erosion due to snowmelt or heavy rain, soil shrinkage during drought-like periods, hydrostatic pressure from increased water content in the soil, or poor soil compaction. Whatever the cause, it is important to find a solution as soon as possible.

One of the most obvious and most concerning foundation problems is a foundation crack. If this crack is in the wall of your foundation, there are several different repair approaches that you can use. Anchors such as helical tiebacks, plate anchors, and wall anchors are installed underground in the yard adjacent to the wall. The anchors then apply horizontal pressure to pull the wall back into place and close cracks. Another solution is to install carbon fiber strips. These strips give the wall support and help keep it stable to prevent bowing and close cracks.

Foundations that have started to shift or settle may require underpinning devices such as helical piers or steel push piers. These piers use the stability of soils deep underground to lift and support sinking foundations.


waterproofing in MonroevilleWaterproofing is another important service that Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services offers. If your home is properly waterproofed, it will be much less likely to develop foundation problems. Waterproofing starts with an exterior waterproofing system. This system helps to ensure that water does not collect around the foundation, where it is more likely to seep into the basement.

The next step is the interior waterproofing system. This system is made up of drains, water channels, and catch basins that collect water in the basement and dump it into the sump pit. Here, the water is stored until the sump pump turns on to pump the water out of the basement.

Additional waterproofing services include dehumidification and crawl space encapsulation. If you have a damp or humid crawl space or basement, consider installing a Santa Fe Dehumidifier to remove excess moisture from the air. Vapor barriers installed in the crawl space can also contribute to a drier basement and reduce the chances of mold or mildew formation.

For even more information on waterproofing and foundation repair services in McMurray, Pennsylvania, contact Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services today.


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