Foundation Repair Case Studies: Cracked Foundation Repaired in Asbury Park, NJ
Quality 1st Basements received a call from a homeowner who was experiencing large cracks in the foundation of their home. The homeowner was looking to sell the property but knew that before they could, the foundation issues needed to be permanently fixed. After researching on the internet, they came across before and afters of foundation jobs that Quality 1st Basements had done and decided to give them a call for a free estimate.
The System Design Specialist had to enter the crawl space to inspect the foundation cracks located inside. The cinder block foundation walls had large horizontal and vertical cracks with about a 1 to 2-inch cap in between. The cracks were so large that the natural sunlight could shine through into the crawl space. The soil underneath the homes foundation, could no longer hold the weight of the home, therefore, causing the foundation to sink and shift which caused the cracks to form. Luckily, Quality 1st Basements had the perfect product to provide the best solution.
The System Design Specialist recommended Push Piers to stabilize the foundation walls. Each push pier was installed next to the footings of the home and attached with a heavy-duty steel bracket. When soil conditions are unknown, this is best foundation repair option to provide a permanent solution for the settlement issues. The Push Pier installation is a fast yet effective installation that causes minimal disturbance to the rest of the home. The homeowner was amazed with the work done by the Quality 1st Basements Crew. The homeowner felt confident with the team working on the foundation, thanking them for the professional service they delivered. Now the foundation of this home is stabilized and safe and ready to go on the market.
Installing Contractor: Quality 1st Basements
Quality 1st Project Foreman: Esau Aquino
Product Installed: Push Piers
Large cracks had formed in the foundation of this Asbury Park, NJ home which caused humid and cold air to get inside the crawl space. With the foundation now shifting due to the soil around the home, the cement floor began to crack and separate.
The large cracks cause a gap of roughly 2 inches in the cinder block of the foundation.
Five Push Piers were installed to prevent further shifting of the foundation and to permanently stabilize the home.
The crew dug out the old soil in preparation for the Push Piers to be installed against the home.
Quality 1st Basements was able to permanently stabilize the foundation with the Push Piers. Sealing the cracks to prevent further shifting as well as humid or cold air into the crawl space.