Foundation Repair Case Studies: SmartJack, Push Piers and GeoLock Wall Anchors Installed in Monticello, Illinois
System Design Specialist: Kevin Estes
Primary Foreman: Jose Lorenzana
This photo depicts the bowing foundation wall of the Monticello, Illinois home. As the wall bowed under pressure, it cracked and allowed water to enter the basement.
Here you can see how the soil surrounding the home has settled unevenly. The foundation settled with the soil. This differential settlement had detrimental effects on this Monticello, Illinois home.
The support beams and floors of this Monticello, Illinois home sagged. The homeowners used bricks in an attempt to support the foundation. SmartJack was installed to stabilized and permanently support the foundation.
Geo-Lock Wall Anchors were installed to restore the bowing walls to their original position. These galvanized steel anchors are driven into undisturbed soil to provide permanent support.
Push Piers were used to lift the settling foundation to its original position. Push Piers are secured to the footing and provide permanent support.