We Raise Sunken Concrete
Concrete Lifting Vancouver BC
Foundation Piering Concrete Lifting
Is Your Foundation Sinking?
You may have a sinking foundation slab if you notice:
  • Windows and doors are sticking, hard to open
  • There are large gaps in window and door frames
  • Multiple nail pops are appearing in ceilings and walls
  • Walls are beginning to lean noticeably
  • Floors are starting to become uneven
  • Chimneys are tilting or leaning
  • Cracks can be seen in foundations or basement walls

    When buildings begin to lean or sink, True North's foundation piering process can help. We are certified Foundation Supportworks foundation experts in British Columbia.

    Foundation Piering Process

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    Concrete Foundation Lifting Steel Jacks Installed
    First, some topsoil is removed and high-tensile steel piering jacks are installed into the ground next to the foundation with high pressure hydraulic pumps attached.
    Concrete Foundation Lifting

    Steel Jacks Anchor House to Solid Bedrock
    The hydraulic jacks drive steel piers down to solid bedrock, always maintaining an even weight distribution amongst the pilings. Cement grout is injected into gaps for increased strength.

    Concrete Foundation Lifting Drainage & Soil Covering Replaced
    Lastly, the hydraulic pumps are removed and the drainage system replaced and tested. The topsoil is replaced with no reinforcement showing above ground.
    The multiple foundation piers secure the foundation to the bedrock. The building is now stable and guaranteed to stay that way.

    Fast, Low Impact and Guaranteed!
    True North's Foundation Supportworks system installation is the best way to repair sinking foundations because:
    • Fast installation in as little as 2 days. No waiting weeks for concrete to dry
    • Low impact process can access even limited-access areas
    • Minimizes disturbance with no heavy equipment in most cases
    • Faster and lower cost than old-fashioned methods
    • Can be installed year-round

    If your building is tilting or sinking, request a professional True North foundation inspection here or call 604-584-2292. Engineers are available upon request for consultation.
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