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FOUNDATION REPAIR DALLAS: The A1 Guaranteed Foundation Repair Process

STEP ONE – ASSESSMENT

Once we have completed a thorough assessment of your home and determine foundation repair is necessary, we’ll provide you with a detailed report and discussion on what is needed and help you understand what the process will entail. We then schedule a date to complete the work.

STEP TWO – ENGINEERS REPORT*

Upon agreement, an appointment is made with an Independent Engineering firm to certify the repair plan.

STEP THREE – INSTALLING THE PIERS

With our approved plan, We install the piers in the approved locations to maximum depths. We work around bushes and plants as best we can, and if we have to remove them we do our best to preserve and replant them.

STEP FOUR – LEVELING

Our skilled foundation repair teams will very carefully and thoroughly employ techniques to level your home’s foundation based on your plan.

STEP FIVE – COMPLETION

Once leveling is complete, we completely clean up the work area, we take any extra dirt and fill in any low areas on the property and then perform minor mortar repair to the exterior of the home.

STEP SIX – FOLLOW UP

Appointments are made for a final report from the engineering firm and a plumbing test is performed.

Request a Foundation Repair Assessment/Estimate by filling out the Get Your Free Estimate form on the right.

*A1 Guaranteed Foundation Repair is not a licensed engineering firm, nor does it offer engineering services. We use independent engineers to ensure that all of our work meets the highest standards. Beware of companies that offer in-house or staff engineering services. These are not unbiased engineers and they are not working for you! All work plans drawn by Licensed Independent Engineers. All completed foundation repair projects approved by Licensed Independent Engineers.

FOUNDATION REPAIR: What Causes Foundations and Slabs to Sink?

With more than 20 years of foundation repair experience, we have found that the majority of foundation problems are rooted in one of the three areas mentioned above.

SOIL

Moisture changes in North Texas cause drastic clay composition changes. Acting like a sponge, soli expands during seasons of heavy rainfall and contracting during times of seasonal drought. Continuous fluctuation causes stress on your home’s foundation. Commonly, the center areas of the slab remain undisrupted, while the perimeters settle due to exposure to the seasonal moisture changes.

LANDSCAPING

Trees and large shrubs with the extensive root systems require immense amounts of moisture to sustain their health. Moist soils located near the edge of the home, as well as underneath the slab, provide a viable source of water. And when the root system drains the additional moisture from these areas, it causes the slab to settle.

PLUMBING

More common these days, plumbing has become a major issue for foundations. The cast iron plumbing commonly used in the 1960s and early 1970s is beginning to deteriorate and erode. The soli directly underneath the home can infuse with water, creating long-term foundation damage.

FOUNDATION REPAIR: What Are My Repair Options?


FOUNDATION REPAIR CUSTOMER REVIEWS

5 out of 5 based on 48 reviews
5 out of 5 stars
- June 19, 2015

WE are very pleased with the work your company's crew did. They (Mario) took me through every step they were going to be doing and while they were doing it. Everyone was so nice and worked constantly. The job was finished in a short time and everything complete.

5 out of 5 stars
- June 15, 2015

I do not have enough good things to say about the work you did. When they left, you did not even know that they had been there. Everyone was extremely friendly. Mario, our job supervisor was fantastic about keeping me in the loop on every step and showing me their progress. The work was done timely, and even though we had to add an additional pier to the job, they were still done in a day. I was worried about this process, but it went better than I could have expected.

5 out of 5 stars
- June 7, 2015

The experience was handled in a timely professional manner. The doors now all close and lock and they put the deck back together.

5 out of 5 stars
- May 28, 2015

Highly recommended. Extremely professional. It's rare to see service like this these days. Congrats to foreman and crew for a job well done. Foreman was polite and kept me informed throughout the day of the project. Foreman and crew took careful steps to ensure the foundation repair efforts did not adversely impact existing walls/drywall in the house. I was kept updated throughout the project. I give these guys 5-stars. They cared that the job they were doing was done right.

5 out of 5 stars
- May 19, 2015

There aren’t enough words to explain how to express my satisfaction with A1. My family and I have been in this house for 13 years and the floors have never felt this secure. The diligence of the entire team made this successful. The team leads kept me informed of every step, ensuring I was aware of all work. The entire crew were extremely friendly, and also explained the tasks they were working on when asked. I am 100% satisfied and would recommend A1 to all.

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A1 Guaranteed Foundation Repair
1047 East Business Highway 121, Suite D-9
Lewisville, TX 75057
Phone: (214) 392-2633

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