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MFR Foundation Piers - Helical Piers | Push Piers

Settling foundations generally creates a need for piering.

Foundation Piering is typically needed when foundation walls start to sink, or when walls and chimneys start to lean outward caused by unstable soil conditions. Hydraulically driven steel piers under the footing down to bedrock or suitable soil will stabilize your foundation and footing. Piering can also stop and stabilize cracking on the interior walls and ceilings of your home or business.

Piering is a long term solution that can last a lifetime. Piers are available as Push Piers and Helical Piers, the following gives a brief description of each:

Helical Piers

Helical piers are steel shafts with corkscrew designs at the lower end. Helical piers thread into the ground minimizing installation time, producing minimal soil disturbance, and transfering the weight of the structure to load bearing soil. While a great solution for many foundation issues, in some situations helical piers are not as effective as push piers for foundation repair.

Push Piers

Push piers offer maximum foundation support, push piers are installed to correct large foundation issues with heavier loads. Push piers are driven deep into the earth to bedrock or solid supporting strata below the foundation. Push piers are best when the desire is the structure raised to a flatter, most level condition.

There are other issues that can produce sagging floors, sticky doors and windows, the wood support beams that carry the weight of your home can sag over time. If this is the issue MFR Foundation Specialists will install adjustable stabilizers in your basement or crawl space to correct these problems. See more:

Your MFR Foundation Specialist can explain these foundation issues and more.
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