The team at Grace Foundation Solutions provides an extensive range of foundation repair and replacement services. If you have any questions regarding your foundation or our services, find the answers to your foundation repair FAQs below.
Foundation Repair FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you looking for answers to your foundation repair FAQs? Look no further. We answer common questions our contractors receive regarding our foundation repair method, how long a house foundation can last, and more.
What makes your company a good choice for my construction needs?
We primarily focus on foundation repairs and maintenance, with our skilled staff and experienced ground crew completing over 300 foundation repair projects in 2022 alone. We also use advanced technology to ensure high standards and complete customer satisfaction.
Who will handle my project’s permitting and engineering process?
At Grace, we have dedicated staff specialising in council permitting, geotechnical, and engineering processes and procedures. We manage the entire process from start to finish.
Do you offer financing options?
Yes, we offer independent financing with competitive rates up to $100,000. Our financing qualification process is easy and includes a soft-touch credit check that will not impact your credit score. You can also get mobile-friendly qualifications quickly and easily.
Will you provide updates on my project and billing information?
Yes, we provide regular updates on project progress, billing information, daily logs, pictures, documents, and any warranty information to keep you informed throughout the process.
How do you determine the right foundation repair method?
We have designed a series of professional steps and procedures that include drawing out the floor plan of your home, analysing its physical condition, and taking precise floor measurements. We use this plan and specific equipment to find the right foundation repair method to address your issue.
Do you have engineers on staff?
We prefer to use independent engineering firms for your project to ensure an unbiased review of repair recommendations and independently determine the correct fix for your home.
What geotechnical foundation solutions do you offer?
Grace Foundation specialises in geotechnical foundation solutions for residential, commercial, government, and industrial applications. For more information, please enquire about our commercial services.
Where can I find more information and customer reviews about Grace Foundation?
You can find us on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Reviews, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, where we post updates and receive customer feedback. You can also find educational videos featuring our team members and recent projects.
How long does it take to repair a foundation?
Depending on the issue, we can typically complete foundation repairs within a few days. Some larger repairs for properties with several issues can take a few weeks.
What are the different types of foundation repair methods?
In the foundation repair process, you have more traditional techniques, such as Underpinning, Concrete Pier Installation, Helical Piers, Repiling, House Lifting and Relevelling. Some of the new technologies used include Resin Injection and Grout Injection.
How long do concrete repairs take?
We can complete concrete repairs within a few hours. Some larger repairs for properties with several issues can take up to a few days.
What are the common causes of concrete damage?
Several factors contribute to damaged concrete. Common factors include:
- Environmental, incidental, overloading, chemical exposure.
- Corrosion of reinforcing steel.
- Moisture intrusion.
- Alkali-silica reaction (ASR).
- Natural disasters.
- Basic wear and tear.
Can foundation damage be covered by insurance?
This will depend on your unique factors, such as the cause of the damage and your individual insurance agreement. Generally, gradual damage, such as minor subsidence over several years or old piles failing, will not be covered. However, suppose your insurer often covers damage caused by an event such as flooding, earthquakes, landslides, or major subsidence. In that case, we recommend confirming with your insurance company that they can cover the cost of foundation repairs.
How long will foundation repairs last?
How long can a house foundation last? Unfortunately, there is no set answer. This will depend on who completes your foundation repairs and their repair methodology. Grace, we follow the best practices for all our repairs and have highly experienced full-time employees completing all our jobs. We also supply a warranty for all the work we complete.
How does foundation repair impact surrounding landscaping?
We can complete our repairs without impacting the surrounding landscaping with the right tools and equipment.
Need More Information?
Need more information that our foundation repair FAQs haven’t covered? Contact our team of experts, and they’ll happily answer any additional questions.