San Antonio Pier And Beam Company Pier And Beam Expert

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Love’em or hate’em homes with a crawl space and pier and beam foundation can be frustrating at times. Creaking, sagging, wooden floors along with cracked walls are not uncommon with these foundations. The primary cause is unstable soil, caused by too much or too little moisture. Swelling and or shrinking soil is the result, causing extreme movement of supporting piers. This moisture can also lead to extensive mold and fungus growth which eventually destroys wooden support beams.

The issue of foundation repair often becomes the major consideration for homeowners planning to remodel their basements. With aging, the structural stability of every foundation becomes slightly prone to stress induced by environmental and designing reasons. Repair of pier and beam foundations is regarded much easier than that of concrete foundations. The entire repair process is more affordable and less labor-intensive.

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