Collapsing Retaining Wall Repair
Is your collapsing retaining wall leaning and in danger?
The heavy rain that is common in the Seattle area can make soil unstable, causing mudslides and damage. Give us a call and we’ll fix your retaining wall.
Does your collapsing retaining wall need to be fixed?
Wall anchors are able to repair many bowing wall issues, including those that cause any cracks, inward bulging or sliding of any kind. If your foundation walls are bowing, buckling, or if it looks like it is moving inward, then repairing it is a necessity. This all proves that your foundation wall is becoming weak and could cause much more serious problems in the long run.
Seattle Foundation Repairs can provide a permanent fix to these temporary problems. We handle any type of problem when it concerns your foundation, so be sure to reach out to us for a free estimate!
Many foundation walls may move forward in a inwardly fashion primarily due to space-taking soils and hydrostatic pressures on the walls from the outside. They may also crack due to many other causes concerning the outside, including your foundation settling. Our experts will be able to accurately detect these problems and advise you with a strategic plan of action.
Some things you maybe notice if your foundation wall is bowing:
It all comes down to the type of soil that surrounds your foundation, the amount of moisture in that soil, how much of the foundation is underground, and the temperature conditions. We can repair it in a variety of ways but the most common ones are:
These foundation anchors would be installed in an already bowing wall to counteract the pressure that is being forced against that wall. The anchors would be installed on either the inside or the outside of the bowing foundation wall. Present-day anchors can also be installed into the earth without the need for any excavations.
Bracing the walls
This is one of the most in-demand methods of repairing these walls. Bracing the walls involves having the walls reinforced. They may come in the form of carbon fiber strips or steel beams. This provides you with a long-term repair to the wall ensuring its support.