sinking foundation

Foundation Damage Caused by Tree Roots

Tree roots cause foundation damage and compromise the structural integrity of a home. Certain trees have highly invasive roots. It’s not uncommon for various species of trees to develop roots that are 30 times the diameter of their tree trunks. In other cases, roots can grow to be 2X or even 3X the height of …

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Sinking Foundation Repair in Des Moines

Sinking Foundation Repair in Des Moines This past couple of weeks BAM Basements was helping a home in Windsor Heights Iowa. This home had a sinking foundation on one side of the home. Due to landscaping and grading of the home’s yard, we were unable to do exterior piering and lifting of the sinking foundation …

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HOW DO YOU REPAIR A SINKING FOUNDATION?

HOW DO YOU REPAIR A SINKING FOUNDATION? To repair a sinking foundation, you will need to install piers. This is a fact that everyone in the industry agrees upon. These are steel posts that are driven into the ground around your home, then secured to your foundation with a steel bracket.  Piers hold your foundation …

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