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Foundation Crack Repair in Overland Park, KS

This Overland Park foundation repair job included the installation of foundation piers, as well as epoxy crack repair.

A qualified foundation repair contractor or structural engineer should be consulted to determine if a crack in your foundation is merely cosmetic or of a more serious nature.

The goals for this residence were to achieve a minimal lift, to stabilize the structure on the east and south foundation walls, and to close the large crack on a corner. Thrasher and the consulting geotechnical engineer determined that resistance piers would be ideal to provide supplemental support in this situation.

The photos below show the large diagonal crack that had appeared on the corner of the foundation wall. The crack gaped open a half-inch or more.

Thirteen resistance piers were installed along the interior of the east and south foundation walls. Twelve linear feet of urethane injection was used to fill and seal the large crack after the piers were installed. The piers were hydraulically pushed into the soil beneath the home until a predetermined load-bearing stratus was reached.

Sinking Floors in Atlantic, IA

Dennis and Sherry D. are proud homeowners in Atlantic, IA and are willing to go above and beyond to protect their greatest investment. Recently, they noticed their floors on the first level of their home were uneven and lacking the support they needed. Dennis and Sherry have a history of customer loyalty with Thrasher. Within the past five years, we’ve waterproofed their basement, installed a radon mitigation system, and addressed any issue with the home’s concrete. They continue to choose Thrasher because they know it’s a company, they can trust to provide the best solution.

 To begin the project in Atlantic IA, System Design Specialist Jeff McCormick completed a thorough inspection to develop the most permanent solution to benefit the home the most. Dennis and Sherry opted to have our SmartJack Support System installed to stabilize the floors above. This is a permanent solution and can be adjusted, if needed, over time. It attaches to the already existing beams and is solidified in the ground to give it the lasting support it needs.

 As always, Dennis and Sherry were impressed with our dedication to quality and customer convenience. Thrasher has continued to repair any issues or changes in their house over time. We’re fortunate to be able to build lifelong relationships through the variety of solutions we offer.

 

Foundation Repair and Waterproofing in Nemaha, IA

Brad T. is a homeowner in Nemaha, IA and was experiencing some issues with his foundation walls. The failing foundation was allowing water to seep in through the cracks and harming the living quality of the environment. The excess moisture was causing mold growth and a damp atmosphere in the basement. In search for a permanent solution, Brad gave Thrasher a call because of our reputation and excellent customer service.

System Design Specialist Jordan Comstock arrived at the home in Nemaha, IA to undergo a thorough inspection on the foundation walls. Jordan determined the walls were experiencing stage-two wall failure that was causing them to bow inward and allow water to infiltrate the space. In addition, water was also entering through the cold joints of a foundation add-on in the late 70’s. To combat these issues, Brad chose to have Thrasher install a combination of our waterproofing and foundation products. We began by applying our CleanSpace waterproof barrier to the full height of the foundation walls and a TripleSafe sump pump system to drain the water effectively. Then, our PowerBrace wall support system was installed to stabilize the bowing foundation.

Brad was thrilled to have his homes foundation issues repaired and a thing of the past. Thrasher was able to not only restore his foundation walls, but also his peace of mind knowing his basement is a safe place once again.

Foundation Repair in Baxter Springs, KS

Jeff W. is a homeowner in Baxter Springs, KS but had recently purchased a new home making him want to sell his current one. However, before selling Jeff knew the foundation problems were going to have be taken care of. To find the best permanent solution, Jeff gave Thrasher a call to come inspect the failing foundation.

System Design Specialist Robert Griffin arrived in Baxter Springs to perform a thorough inspection in order to find the best solution. The interior wall that separated the crawl space from the cellar area had a two-inch sheer at the bottom and deflected enough the floor above it had dropped. To fix this, the team installed our PowerBrace support system and ShotLock wall restoration. The PowerBrace permanently stabilizes the foundation and can be tightened over time to return it to its vertical position. ShotLock is then used to seal all cracks to prevent water from seeping in.

 Jeff was thrilled with the results of the solutions our team installed.  He was impressed with the quality and display of professionalism from the crew. He now has the confidence he needs to sell his home for maximum value.

Foundation Repair in Storm Lake, IA

Homeowner Bob was worried about a foundation wall crack in his Storm Lake, IA home. Looking for a contractor to come out and look at the foundation walls, he decided to give Thrasher a call. System Design Specialist Corey Little went out to Bob’s home.

During the inspection, Corey identified that the wall was in stage 2 of wall failure. Bob noticed that the crack was getting larger because the wall lacked proper support to stop it from moving. The crew installed Geo-Lock Anchors to stabilize the wall. Bob was happy with how the anchors turned out.

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