Foundation is the most important part of your building as it protects your property against storm damage and bears the uneven weight of it over a complete surface to reduce the effects of settling. A problem with your building foundation can lead to extensive property or structural damage. So never neglect if you see any damage and hire quality foundation repair services to stop further damage to your property.
Foundation can be damaged due to several reasons, and one of the leading cause is foundation settlement. Other common causes are poor drainage, tree roots, basement leak, other water problems or poorly planned construction. Structural construction can also be another reason.
Our team is foundation repairs specialist in the repair of slab & pier and beam foundations for commercial and residential properties in Fredericton and surrounding areas. We can also resolve drainage problems. Initial evaluations, including surveys, are free, and we only recommend repairs if we believe they are necessary. The foundation repair techniques we use are some of the best in the industry, so you will get the highest level of services.
A waterproofing foundation is an important part of any construction project. Without it, water can seep into the basement where it will erode the bricks and mortar that hold the foundation together. Excess moisture in a building can lead to mold outbreaks, which are not only unpleasant to live with but also dangerous for people breathing them in. It's important, then, to take care when laying or repairing foundations so that they keep the structure safe and dry at all times.
There are various different ways of preventing water from reaching underneath a building - some better than others. Foundation drainage systems are one way of doing so, as this encourages rainwater run-off away from the building itself by guiding it offsite through a pipe system running under the surrounding earth. French drains are a type of foundation drainage system that involves digging a trench around the house and filling it with gravel or crushed stone. The water will then flow through the stones and be carried away to a nearby body of water.
Another popular option for waterproofing a foundation is to use a membrane. This is an impermeable sheet of material, such as rubber or plastic, which is laid over the top of the foundation before backfilling begins. The membrane will prevent any water from seeping through the cracks in the concrete and entering the basement.
Whichever method you choose, it's important to make sure that your foundation is adequately waterproofed before construction begins. By doing so, you'll help keep your home safe and dry for years to come.
Reliable Foundation Repair Services
At Atlantic Brick and Stone, we agree that delivering the highest quality of support and services to our clients has been the cornerstone of our progress. The quality of foundation repairs and waterproofing services begin with our initial contact when one of our structural analysts inspects the foundation at a time that is suitable for our clients. Foundation assessments are focused on physical indicators of foundation issues (for example, sheetrock cracks, brick mortar cracks etc.) and an elevation survey. Our expert will explain everything to you, whatever found during his analysis and also discuss with you possible solutions.
In a detailed foundation report
Foundation waterproofing and repairs can be started as soon as possible after finalizing the contract. We only work with the local licensed engineers to make sure all the repairing or waterproofing plans are appropriate and performed in a professional manner. Sometimes repairing job can be completed within a day.