Does My Home Need Foundation Underpinning?

Posted March 18, 2021, under Blog

Foundation underpinning is a type of foundation repair that is used to deepen the foundation in order to circumvent sub-standard soil conditions.

When foundation underpinning is used as a method for foundation repair, the goal is to stop ongoing foundation settlement while strengthening the property’s existing foundation.

If you own a home in Southern California, it’s important to pay close attention to foundation settlement around your home.

On a minor scale, it can lead to small cracks and drainage issues. On a larger scale, it can create structural weaknesses and affect the structural integrity of the property – which creates major safety issues for all who reside there.

When small foundation issues and repairs go unchecked, this will often lead to an eventual total foundation replacement which can be much more costly and time consuming. Plus, severe foundation damage can greatly affect the property’s value and your ability to refinance if left unresolved.

Luckily, foundation underpinning is a cost-effective repair method for settlement — and it will only increase the value of your home.

The type of underpinning done depends on the location and the build of the property. A qualified foundation contractor will be able to assess this and determine the best type of underpinning to be used.

If you think your home is in need of foundation underpinning, contact Julian Construction today and we will send one of our foundation specialists out to conduct a free, thorough inspection with a quote for repair.

We have extensive experience serving our Los Angeles community and nearby regions. In fact, Julian Construction has inspected over 30,000 structures in the area!

Julian Construction was formed in 1994 and our focus has always been on building foundations, doing foundation repair and replacement, earthquake retrofitting, and house leveling.

When you work with Julian Construction, you get the principles of the company and the workers of Julian Construction under your home.

And in order to keep foundation repair affordable for our customers, we offer a price guarantee — because we know our quote for repair will represent your very best value.

Give us a call at call (323) 733-3377 to schedule your free inspection or complete the inspection request form.


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