Foundation Repair Services

A strong foundation is paramount to the stability of your home or business. When weakened it not only puts the structure at risk but also poses a threat to those who are in it. Some signs that indicate your establishment may need foundation repair include bowing basement walls, visible wall cracks, sinking foundations, and settling concrete slabs. If you notice any of these signs, it’s important to take immediate action to prevent long-term damage to the building.

We Offer Structural Foundation Repair Services

Your residential or commercial foundation can face a lot of problems. When your foundation is standing on a soil that is not compacted properly, it settles in the ground. This settlement causes cracks of all sizes. Moreover, excessive lateral pressure from the soil underneath your basement can result in bowed walls. Your foundation needs to be constructed on a soil that is properly compacted. Uncompacted soil can lead to many issues. Over time, these issues escalate and cause extensive damage, putting your whole building structure at risk. 

If you don’t immediately act against such problems, your foundation can collapse your home. Our experienced team at Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair is always ready to repair your foundation and revive its aesthetics and strength. We can help you avoid the stress of dealing with foundation damage by promptly acting against the foundation and basement problems. We use the latest technology and equipment to ensure efficiency and effectiveness, prioritizing customer satisfaction on every job. Contact us today to learn more about our foundation repair services and how we can help you protect your home!

Repair Foundation Cracks Before It’s Too Late

Foundation cracks may not look like a big problem, but they are more dangerous than they seem. Although minor cracks usually appear due to general wear and tear, you never know for sure about the underlying cause. These cracks can eventually expand and damage your foundation’s structure. 

If you ignore these cracks, you will have bowing walls, uneven floors, and stuck doors and windows in your house. These changes can put your family’s safety at risk. Not only that, but these signs can mean your house is on the verge of collapse if you don’t take the necessary action. 

You can avoid all these issues if you get a repair professional to take a look the first time you notice cracks. Urgent repairs can not only reformulate your house and family’s safety, but they can also save you a lot of money on big repairs later on. At Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair, our qualified and experienced repair technicians are always available to conduct urgent repairs for your house. Call them and fast-track your crack repairs before it’s too late!

Foundation Repair Services We Provide

At Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair, our foundation repair services focus on three main areas encompassing most problems your foundation could have. Whether the damage is in a residential or commercial structure, we can take care of it all!  Our team of experienced technicians is trained to diagnose the root cause of foundation issues and provide tailored solutions to address them expertly. We understand the importance of a strong and stable foundation for a safe and secure home or office. That is why we offer comprehensive foundation repair solutions for you!

Why Choose Lamunyon Foundation Repair?

  • 24/7 emergency availability by phone at 888-609-9670
  • The most experienced water restoration company in North Central Kansas
  • Locally owned and operated since 1973
  • Certified technicians available for immediate emergency response
  • Experience with all insurance companies and their claims process
  • Better Business Bureau A+ Rating
  • Friendly, understanding staff always willing to help!

Contact Lamunyon for Foundation Repair Services

We not only repair the damages but have a trustworthy system in place to prevent future damage so you can have confidence in your foundation for years to come. Some of the repair tactics we use for bowing walls are installing wall anchors or carbon fiber over walls to prevent the spread of cracks. For a sinking foundation, we can use a foundation piering system to raise the home to its original position.

We use foundation repair products manufactured in the United States by SafeBasements™. These products are tested to exceed the forces your structure could place on them. Let our restoration professionals work to ensure the safety of your home or business. We offer foundation repair services across Manhattan, Salina, Topeka, and Wichita.

Foundation Repair Services We Provide

Our foundation repair services are focused on four main areas that cover most problems you could have. Whether the problem is at a home or at an office, we can take care of either type of location. If you have any questions about our foundation repair services or would like to talk to a member of our team, do not hesitate to contact us . Our team is here to help you correct any type of foundation issues your home or business may be having.

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Bowed Walls

If you have basement walls that are bowing inward, this can be a very serious problem. Over time they can bow so much that they no long provide structural support for your home and can cause a catastrophic foundation failure. We can repair the walls by installing wall anchors which can pull the wall back to its original position and prevent it from bowing any more.

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Wall Cracks

Whether you have long horizontal wall cracks or tall vertical cracks in your basement walls, they are definitely a problem. Sometimes these cracks will be leaking, other times they are just indicators of a problem. We will repair these cracks with ultra-strong carbon fiber strips that are bonded to the concrete and attached to the footer and header to prevent future expansion.

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A sinking foundation is always a problem. It can cause a combination of large cracks and visible damage as well as pressure on the structure which will be noticeable when doors and windows stick when opening or closing. These are repaired using foundation piers that are attached to the footer and driven down to sturdy bedrock to permanently lift your building back into place.

Case Study: City of Harper, Kansas Historic Water Standpipe Foundation Stabilization Project

The 125-foot tall and 135,000-gallon standpipe was constructed in 1887 and has been in continuous operation since 1907. The original foundation base is limestone. In the early 1900’s the limestone base was encased in concrete.

Since 2013 the city had been monitoring the rate of deterioration of the foundation in its current state. While no major shifts have occurred, there were signs of the exterior concrete deteriorating.

Lamunyon Dry Out and Foundation Repair was called in to provide a solution. Lamunyon recommended wrapping the concrete base in two layers of 24-inch-wide carbon fiber straps, a horizontal layer followed by a vertical layer, stabilizing the historic structure.

Frequently Asked Questions

Foundation repair involves repairing structural issues with a building’s foundation, which supports its entire structure. These measures include crack repairs, and stabilizing and/or lifting the structure if necessary.

A foundation repair usually consists of the following aspects:

  1. Assessment: Identifying the cause and extent of damage and taking the appropriate action based on the findings.
  2. Repair work: A repair job may involve filling in cracks, stabilizing sinking or shifting foundations, or installing support systems like piers or braces.
  3. Drainage solutions: In cases where excess moisture is the cause of the problem, installing a drain tile system with sump pump on the interior or exterior can help prevent further damage.
  4. Structural reinforcement: Prevent future settlement or shifting by adding additional support.

In foundation repair projects, methods depend on the foundation type, the damage extent, and the cause.

Several factors can affect the length of time a foundation repair project takes, including:

  1. Extent of damage: There may be a delay in the repair work if the damage to the property is extensive
  2. Type of repair work: Different types of repair work take different amounts of time. 
  3. Weather conditions: Weather conditions can affect the repair work schedule, particularly if it requires outdoor work.
  4. Accessibility: Accessing and repairing a foundation may take longer if it is in a difficult-to-reach location.

Many factors influence how long it takes for a foundation to be repaired. The best way to get an accurate foundation repair estimate is to consult a foundation repair specialist.

In general, there is no one-size-fits-all solution since the best repair method depends on elements like foundation type, damage extent, damage caused, and budget.

For example, piering is often the best solution when the foundation settles, in order to prevent further damage.  If bad drainage is causing the problem, you may need to install a proper drainage system. 

When it comes to foundation repair, you should consult with an expert. The expert will assess the damage, consider all relevant factors, and make a recommendation based on your needs.

Fixing cracks in a foundation can vary depending on the severity and cause of the crack. However, it typically involves injecting epoxy or polyurethane into the crack to seal it and prevent further damage. It’s best to consult a professional foundation repair service to determine the most effective method for fixing cracks in your foundation.

In most cases, foundation repair involves the following steps:

  1. Assessment: The foundation specialist will assess the damages and determine the cause after thoroughly examining the foundation.
  2. Repair work: Repairs may involve filling cracks, stabilizing settling foundations by installing support systems, such as piers and braces, depending on the issues.
  3. Drainage solutions: In cases where moisture is causing the problem, using a professionally installed drain system will prevent further damage.
  4. Structural reinforcement: Providing additional support for the foundation to prevent future settlement.

After a foundation is repaired, it must be monitored and maintained if necessary.

Repairing foundations incorrectly can cause additional damage. The excavation around the foundation and removal of soil can cause instability. A support system that is not properly installed, such as piers or braces, can also cause additional damage.

Furthermore, some repair techniques, such as chemical grouting, could damage surrounding structures if not performed properly.

Choose an experienced and reputable foundation repair specialist with a proven track record of successful repairs with an extended warranty on their performed service.

Normal wear and tear and settling damage to the foundation are not covered by homeowners’ insurance. Insurance policies may cover damage caused by events such as sinkholes or severe weather.

Understand what type of damage your insurance policy covers by reviewing your policy. Insurers will be able to assist you if the damage is covered. An inspection and estimate may be required if the insurance company approves a claim.

A properly permitted city and engineer-certified plan are essential to foundation repairs. City authorities can step in anytime and stop your project without a permit. Failure to obtain a license can also result in a fine. For foundation repair, non-compliance can result in fines, derailing your project unnecessarily.

Here are some of the things you need to consider when choosing a foundation repair contractor:

  • Good Google reviews and testimonials
  • It should be a long-running business, not a new start-up
  • Proper licenses
  • Documentation to verify their credibility
  • Up-to-date with the latest tools and techniques of repair
  • Warranties  

The likelihood of homeowner’s insurance covering the foundation repair depends on the cause of the damage. Insurance companies usually cover tornadoes, fires, falling objects and earthquake damage if you actually have the coverage and can document the damage.  You need to be familiar with your insurance policy and their possible coverage of events that result in foundation damage. If you hope the insurance will cover the damage but are unsure, contact your insurance agent before dealing with a repair contractor.

You can expect some visible cracks after getting a fresh foundation repair. That is because the contractors usually wait for the newly repaired foundation to settle before filling in old and new cracks. After a few weeks, you should notice if there are any changes to the old cracks or if new ones form. These cracks don’t hint towards excessive underlying damage and are easy to fix. A good foundation repair company would make recurring visits to ensure your foundation and house are in ideal condition when the job is finished. 

There are several ways to repair a damaged foundation. The ideal repair method depends on the foundation type and the cause of the damage. Some of the most common ways to repair a foundation are:

  • Polyurethane Foam Jacking
  • Epoxy injections
  • Concrete Pressed Piling
  • Steel Piers
  • Helical Piers
  • Concrete Piers
  • Slabjacking/Mudjacking.

Depending on the damage, we can determine the best course of action to repair your foundation.

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