Foundation Repair Jackson MS
Do you live in Jackson and have notice cracking walls, floors, bricks, or maybe have problems with your doors not opening and closing like they should? If any of those sound like something you're dealing with then you may have a foundation issue. Our company doesn’t specialize in just one type of foundation. Whether you have a concrete slab or a pier and beam foundation, the experts with JFR can help with any residential or commercial building in the area.
Providing you with the best service work is our #1 priority!
One of our trained inspectors will come out to your property and look for the common signs of foundation problems that have everything to do with the age and structure of the property and also the environment that surrounds the damaged foundation. Without taking all of thin information into account there’s no way to give a proper estimate. JFR uses the best combo of repair methods including drainage solutions and underpinning methods to make sure you wont have continuous foundation issues in the future whenever we’re done the first time.
Why do you need us?
It goes without being said, but the main reason that you should have your foundation repaired is to eliminate any future foundation damage that can become more costly than a preventative measure. Not to mention the longer your foundation cracks or sags the more your property value will diminish when it comes time to have an inspector inspect your home or business to sale. Our team is experienced in getting property owners in Jackson Ms the information on what it takes for a quality repair to their foundations. Just know that 100% of the time that a foundation issue is dealt with while they’re relatively small that the investment is MUCH less than letting your foundation become even more out of level and possibly pose a safety concern for your family or employees. We frequently install concrete and steel piers to level your foundation at whatever grade and slope it has sagged to. Piers tend to work really well in this Hinds county clay and keep your foundation from moving.
What makes JFR specal?
You, of course! Your home is where you spend most of your time. Your home is where you lay your head at night, so of course you want to rest peacefully knowing that your financial asset isn’t going to come back and become a nightmare at the worst time possible.
What should I expect when you come to my home?
Upon arrival at your home we will go through the following procedures:
Our main objective here is clarity. We want you to understand what is causing the foundation issue to your home and what we can do to help you.
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Foundation Service in Jackson, Ms
Facts About Yazoo Clay Around the Jackson Metro Area
Yazoo Clay is one of the country's most problematic type of foundation base. Add in the fact that Mississippi builders aren't required to do boring tests to get a soil sample before building, and you have a recipe for disaster in most cases for any home built in the Jackson Metro area. Expansive clay like Yazoo can and will eventually wreak havoc on a foundation. Yazoo clay runs across a large part of central Mississippi, not just Madison like a lot of people think. Our advice at Jackson Foundation Repair for anyone looking to buy or build around Jackson, MS is to have soil borings performed prior to building, or if you're buying to have borings done around the house prior to buying to know confidently if there's expansive clay around the home. A home that has appeared to be steady and stable for a long period of time is still vulnerable because the clay around here is heavily dependent on the weather. It's hard to pin point, but one thing is certain, if the house has remained stable for a number of years that's great, but if there is sudden year of excessive rain, flooding, or even if there's a long period of drought then that clay is going to start moving and shifting.
As an addition, a structural report that you may receive before purchasing a house is only going to show you what's going on with the structure at that moment. It will not tell you what potential there is for any future foundation issue (AKA: worthless without any sub-surface info)
Our final word about building or buying in Jackson, MS : GET BORING SAMPLES. It's the only way to assure what type of foundation issues you may or may not be getting yourself into.