Foundation Repair Services Alameda CA
Repair the Foundation or replace it?
A house that is experiencing foundation problems caused by soils conditions of either settlement or expansion is not likely to get better as time goes on. The constant cycle and change of dry years than wet years is always causing either shrinking or swelling. And once a foundation is cracked or damaged this condition will usually worsen.
Many people feel that when they see their foundation is cracked or looks damaged, the thing to do is to replace it. However one should always have a knowledgeable General Contractor like Mares & Dow Construction or one of our Structural Engineers we work with everyday conduct a comprehensive inspection of your foundation and home structure. It is vey important to have it inspected and then consider all the options in order to determine if a repair or replacement is necessary in order to achieve getting the most for your money and doing the correct repair that lasts a lifetime.