Do you live in the Bryan/College Station area and have foundation problems? There are a number of reasons that your foundation could be having problems. One of the biggest reasons people have problems with is the soil and climate conditions. The Bryan and College Station area has a sandy soil mixed with different clay soils. This combination causes the soil to expand with water and contract without water. This process can create a foundation to shift and cause voids under the foundation. The soil will be dry and loose, commonly known as damaged soils.
Bryan and College Station residents should keep an eye out for the following warning signs:
- Brick Cracks
- Uneven Doors
- Cracks in Walls
- Sticky Windows
Trees and shrubs can also be the cause of foundation problems. When in need of water, trees and shrubs will seek water under a foundation and cause the soil to extract. When in a drought this extraction will cause a foundation to settle.
There are times that foundation problems can be in a specific neighborhood in and around Bryan and Collage Station. This is due to many different reasons. It could be soil type in the location, drought conditions in the area. The neighborhood could have been built on top of a heavily wooded area and some roots and stumps deep beneath the surface can rot and cause voids under foundations. The neighborhood could have poor drainage and cause flooding which causes expanding of soil under a home or business. A&M University has had its fair share of foundation issues. Several buildings on campus have been revived by injecting polyurethane foam beneath the foundation to lift and support the structure. Aggies have grown to trust Polyurethane foam as the number one fix for foundation repair in Bryan College Station.
If you live in Bryan College Station, or have questions about your foundation problems, please feel free to contact Stabilicore for further information about our product and process.