Although concrete slab foundations are probably more common and popular, there are a number of other foundation types that your home may be built on. This includes pier and beam foundations. This particular type of foundation has a range of advantages and is really a great choice for the Texas climate and weather for a number of reasons. The foundation repair services that we provide, and all the expertise and experience that comes with our services, extends to pier and beam foundations and other related types of foundations, such as block and base foundations and drainage issue. Whatever foundation type you have, our service is still the best choice.
Pier and Beam Repair
In Texas in particular, it’s not uncommon for homes to be built on a pier and beam foundation. This type of foundation, also often referred to as a crawl space foundation, is when the foundation consist of elevated piers and beams. Pier and beam foundations, and the related block and base foundation, can face and experience a different and unique set of problems. This is the reason why we provide a separate service. We are the foundation repair experts that can handle any repair and maintenance required for a pier and beam foundation or a block and base foundation.
Why wait for a problem to develop? Pier and beam foundations are great in the sense that they can easily receive preventative maintenance. There’s a lot of different problems that this type of foundation can encounter that can be more easily dealt with using preventative maintenance. This is one easy way that you can really stay on top of things, and prevent any problems from getting serious. So, don’t wait for a problem to occur, stay on step ahead and know that you are covered. Preventative maintenance is also way to stay on top of problems like mold and rotting.
Mold and Rotting
One of the more common problems that pier and beam, and related, foundations can be faced with is mold and rotting. Both mold and rotting can quickly spread and cause a number of different problems. Rotting in particular can weaken your foundation. Both of these are problems that our repair service can help you deal with. So, if you notice any signs of mold or rotting, getting our repair services straight away is the best course of action to take.
Signs of a Problem
Often, you might not even realise that you have a problem with your foundation. However, there are some signs that you can be on the lookout for when it comes to pier and beam foundations, or the related block and base foundation. Rotting and mold can be quite damaging, so keeping any eye out for signs of such problems is one thing you can do. Another sign of a settling problems is an uneven floor. This occurs as separate piers sink and settle into the soil at different rates and some might settle too far, which can cause this and other problems.