A sinking/settling foundation is a serious structural issue that must be repaired fast before it gets worse. D&L offers sinking foundation repair services for home and business owners in the tri-state area of Southern IL, IN, & Western KY. Typically, this kind of problem is caused from poor soil conditions around the home, or from bad materials or techniques used during the time when the home was being built. Some more less common causes of the issue include a soggy spring which accounts for wet and mushy soil that is unable to support the weight of the home, or tree roots growing through the earth and creating voids under the home that the foundation settlement sinks into. Regardless of what has caused the problem at your home, we will be able to take care of it.
You will know that you have this structural problem if you notice the following warning signs: windows and doors don't open or close as easily as they should, interior or exterior cracks form, crack form along window or door frames, noticeable sinking on one or more sides of the home, certain areas of the first floor of the home feel un-level or not very sturdy.
There are many homeowners who worry that total foundation replacement is the only solution to this kind of problem. Fortunately, there have been many advancements over the years in the repair industry, and we can now provide you with an advanced piering system to take care of the problem. This saves a lot of money, time, and aggravation for the homeowner.