Date: June, 2004
Location: Benton, Arkansas
Contractor: Powerlift Systems
Engineer: Akii Engineering

Single story home on crawl space foundation had experienced fairly severe settlement. As a result of settling, lateral loads were causing walls to buckle outward.

Foundation cracks happen for all sorts of reasons. Bad drainage, ground movement, subsidence or poor construction can cause your foundation to shift or settle. Your foundation repair problem will usually be noticed when doors and windows start sticking, or a gap appears between the skirting board and the floor. Incomplete or failed waterproofing around and under basement walls and floors is also a significant cause of foundation failure.

Keep on the lookout for things like windows and doors becoming stuck or misaligned. Watch for cracks in basements, slabs, and on sheetrock walls in the living areas of the house.

Single story home on crawl space foundation had experienced fairly severe settlement. As a result of settlement, lateral loads were causing walls to buckle outward.

After piers were installed and foundation lifted to near original level, Fortress Carbon Fiber was used to tie foundation back together.

After piers were installed and foundation lifted to near original level, Fortress Carbon Fiber was used to tie foundation back together.

Observations
Fortress Carbon Kevlar Grid was installed in one day, allowing foundation to be re-parged coated for aesthetics the next day.

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