diagram of Foundation Underpinning installed under a homeTry Our Foundation Underpinning Services

Underpinning is the process of stabilizing and strengthening your foundation of an existing home or building. Our professionals use helical pier underpinning as a solution to your settling foundations in Western Iowa.

Why Should I Get Underpinning Done?

Some reasons you may need helical underpinning are:

  • Your original foundation is not strong enough or is no longer stable (You’ve noticed wall cracks and bowing walls on your basement foundation walls.)
  • The load of your house has changed
  • Your soil properties under your home have changed
  • Construction nearby needs excavation of soil
  • Re-supporting your existing home or building instead of building new

The Underpinning Installation Process

With underpinning, we extend the foundation depth or width so it rests on supportive soil. This will stabilize your home and your home will not move. Getting past active soil and into bedrock will reduce the chances of your home settling or sinking in the future.

Once we have installed underpinning beneath your home we may need to lift your home’s structure to its original designed elevation. Our hydraulic equipment will lift your home in a slow process that will give us precise control that is needed when doing a structural lift.

Why Get Underpinning Done on My Home?

If you need foundation repair, you are not alone. It doesn’t even have to be expensive. A good rule of thumb is to fix your foundation repairs right away before they become worse. That will save you money down the road and keep your family safe. A bowing wall isn’t going to keep your family safe and your house could collapse and cave in. It’s easier to get a professional’s help now than deal with expensive repairs in the future. 

Trust WCI Basement Repair

Basement and foundation underpinning services aren’t for every home. You’ll need an expert’s opinion. That’s where we come in. We have years of experience and we will get your home back in tip-top shape before you know it. We are your leading basement underpinning and foundation underpinning service providers in Western Iowa, so call today to receive your free quote!