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  • Foundation Recovery Systems

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    Posted by Charles L.on 03/10/2022

    The men came out right on time and started to work. My house is setting on 14ft of fill! They dug five holes next to the foundation. They had to jack hammer for two days through a lot of rock until they got to the basement footer. Deshon O, Jovann J and Kyle H were the team ready for the task. Iâ m really impressed with the hard work and the team tasked with making my foundation solid again. Foundation Recovery Systems was right priced and reliable. If I had known it was such a reasonable cost Iâ d have had it done years ago. Iâ ll be recommending them!

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    DK Agricultural Services, LLC

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    In Business Since 2009

    Dillon is committed to excellence in every aspect of our business. We uphold a standard of integrity bound by fairness, honesty, and personal responsibility. Our distinction is the quality of service we bring to our customers. Accurate knowledge of our trade combined with ability is what makes us true professionals. Above all, we are watchful of our customers' interests, and make their concerns the basis of our business

  • Smart Foundation Systems, LLC

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    Posted by Patti S.on 04/30/2022

    Smart Foundation Solutions is a company I would hire again and again. David was courteous and friendly, listened to my concerns and then explained the solution. The crew showed up on time and did their work while I was at my job. They communicated with me throughout the process, sent pictures and left the wide falling sidewalk looking great with no tripping hazards!! If you are needing any kind of concrete work done, big or small Smart Foundation Solutions is the one!!

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Where is a foundation in a house?

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A house’s foundation is always located under the house itself. A foundation is the load-bearing portion of a home and is usually built below ground, though different types are built at different locations under a home. For instance, a basement foundation is built at least eight feet deep into the ground under the house to create living space below the ground level of the home. A crawl space foundation is built under a shallow trench beneath your home—typically between two and five feet deep. A slab foundation, also known as a monolithic or monoslab foundation, simply lays flat against the ground under your home. Pier and beam foundations also rest on the ground, but elevate the home using piers, typically about two feet off the ground.

What are the types of foundations for homes?

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  • Basement Foundations: Also called a full basement foundation or a daylight basement, a basement foundation is one of the most popular types of foundations. One of the appeals of a basement foundation is that it offers additional living space under the home. A daylight basement typically includes windows to let natural light into the space. This type of foundation allows for homeowners to maximize the footprint of their home by offering a finished living space.
  • Concrete Slab Foundations: Also called a slab, monolithic, or monoslab foundation, this type of foundation is essentially a poured concrete slab that rests on the ground under your home. It’s typically one single piece and is relatively easy and inexpensive to build.
  • Crawlspace Foundations: This type of foundation provides just enough space under a home for a person to crawl around in to access plumbing or wiring, or store equipment such as a furnace.
  • Wood Foundations: These types of foundations are less common, though they were a popular choice in the mid 20th-Century. A wood foundation is typically made of pest and mold-resistant wood, like cedar or redwood. They are easy to install, though they aren’t as long-lasting as concrete foundations. Wood foundations are not ideal for climates that see a lot of rain and snow, as they must be built on very dry soil.
  • Pier and Beam Foundations: These foundations, which are common in coastal areas, use piers and beams to lift a house off the ground. Also known as pier and post or pier and pile foundations, the aim of pier and beam foundations is to support a home that is built on sand or soil that is prone to flooding, erosion, or ground shifts. A structural engineer needs to oversee the building of a pier and beam foundation to ensure its structural integrity.

How much does a foundation repair cost?

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The typical cost to repair a foundation is between $2,200 and $7,500, though most homeowners pay around $4,800. The price of a foundation repair depends on the extent of damage. Major repairs that require the use of hydraulic piers can cost $10,000 or more, while minor cracks can run as low as $500. Fixing a leaky foundation by sealing it costs between $2,300 and $7,300.

What is the strongest foundation for a house?

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Concrete foundations that are reinforced with steel plinth and beams are considered to be the strongest type of foundation—especially on lots with loose or muddy soil. This type of foundation uses a reinforced concrete beam built between the wall and the foundation. Homes built in areas that are prone to flooding or earthquakes also benefit from a foundation that contains steel plinth and beams.

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  • NewProject: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 06/24/22
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for a Concrete Foundation Repair
  • NewProject: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 06/23/22
    Damage Repair Type: Foundation cracked or broken
    Presence of Water: No
    Location: Home/Residence
    Financing Requested: No
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: Need someone to come out and look at a couple cracks in basement wall
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 06/13/22
  • Project: Waterproof a Basement or Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 06/01/22
  • Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 05/28/22
  • Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 05/16/22
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 05/13/22
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 04/29/22
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 03/31/22
    Damage Repair Type: Concrete is damp
    Presence of Water: Yes
    Location: Home/Residence
    Financing Requested: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: Twice in the past year, after heavy rain, a basement bedroom below a window well has significant water leakage under the carpet. This just happened again after heavy rain earlier this week. It does dry up but there is clearly something going on either with the window or the foundation below the window well. It is only wet on the floor just below the window in a section about 3 feet x 5 feet - the wall is NOT wet. We need to get this fixed.
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 03/08/22
    Damage Repair Type: Edge is cracked or broken
    Presence of Water: Yes
    Location: Home/Residence
    Financing Requested: No
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: driveway and parking area sinking
  • Project: Raise a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 02/25/22
  • Project: Waterproof a Basement or Foundation
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 06/02/21
    Condition of Foundation: Wall is exposed
    Kind of Foundation: Poured concrete basement
    Problems: Basement flooding
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
  • Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
    Location: Smithville, MO
    Date: 05/27/21
    Nature of Project: Installation of new drainage system
    Reason for Drains: Water leaks through walls
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting

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