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Expert Concrete & Foundation Repair Specialists in Halifax, NS
Your local structural and foundation repair company in Halifax, NS is Ridgeback Basement Systems
Foundation problems and damaged concrete negatively impact the safety, appearance, and value of your home. We specialize in solving these problems to restore your home and your peace of mind. We offer proven Supportworks products designed to solve many types of concrete and structural problems.
Request your FREE inspection and estimate from your local Halifax, NS Supportworks concrete and foundation repair contractor.
Foundation & Concrete Repair Services offered in Halifax:
Foundation Repair in Halifax
Foundation issues often start small, evolving into more complex problems over time as stress to the strucutre is consistently applied. The longer these symptoms are left to develop - some of which we've listed below for reference - the worse the damage will become. Your Halifax Supportworks contractor offers highly-engineered products designed address any issue plaguing your home's foundation the right way, the first time.
Foundation Problem Signs:
- Cracked Brick/Stucco - Stair-step cracks in exterior foundation walls.
- Bowing Walls - Concrete wall leaning in at the top.
- Shearing Walls - Inward movement of the bottom of the block wall.
- Ceiling Gaps - Space between the ceiling and the interior wall.
- Sagging Floors - Sloping floors or gap between the floor and the interior wall.
- Chimney Separation - Chimney separating from the house.
What Causes Foundation Problems in Halifax, Nova Scotia?
Your home's foundation is left to contend with a variety of factors that can lead to structural decay, including poor soil density and/or drainage capacity, large temperature swings (particularly in spring), annual rain and snowfall, and more. Hydrostatic pressure – the pressure exerted outward by the weight of water on top of itself – builds in the soils surrounding your foundation during times of high soil saturation and poor drainage. The pressure forces water through weak points in your foundation, which form after years of continued cyclical pressures and worsen with time.
In Halifax, one can expect annual rainfall in the realm of 130 centimeters, with snow falling at an annual rate of around 182 centimeters. Proximity to the sea, cold and lengthy winters, large yearly snow buildups and significant rainfall can all adversely impact foundations in the area. In particular, the period of the spring thaw is one in which extra attention to the symptoms listed above should be watched for. Excessive moisture in the soil surrounding your home, resulting from the melt of winter snow, can cause hydrostatic pressures to exert significant stress on your foundation. During this time, check for wet spots on the floor and joints where walls and floors meet.
Concrete Leveling & Repair in Halifax
Sinking concrete that’s cracked and uneven is both a tripping hazard and a serious eyesore. When the soil underneath the concrete driveway, sidewalk, or patio is too wet, too dry, or too loose, this can cause the concrete slab to settle and crack. Our Concrete Protection System can level, repair, and protect your concrete so you can use these area’s around your home without worry. Your Supportworks concrete repair contractor in Halifax can inspect your concrete and recommend the best solution.
Concrete Repair & Protection System:
- Lift and level concrete slabs
- Seal concrete cracks and joints
- Seal concrete surfaces to protect against pitting, flaking, and staining
- Resurface concrete to restore its look and function
Why More Halifax Homeowners Choose Us:
- Custom-Designed Foundation & Concrete Repair Solutions
- Exclusive Products, Proven Effective for Over a Decade
- Financing Options Available - Check With Your Local Dealer
Recent Job Requests for Foundation & Concrete Repair in Halifax, NS
Project Location: Halifax, NS B3R 1K3
Comment: Foundation Additional information: I'm concerned about: foundation
Project Location: Halifax, NS B3K 5H1
Comment: The house that I'm living in is settled and there is big cracks in the beams and columns.