MHM Foundation Repair, Basement & Crawl Space Experts
Local / South Dakota
(605) 432-5535

Foundation Settlement Repair

There are a lot of homeowners in Pierre, Aberdeen, Sioux Falls, and in other towns throughout the region who have problems with foundation settlement. Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners choose to ignore their sinking foundation until it's too late and they are left with expensive foundation repair work which could have been easily avoided if they just had the problem taken care of earlier on! Often times, we get phone calls from customers wanting to know what causes their foundation settlement. A sinking foundation can be caused from a variety of conditions. However, the most common cause of a sinking foundation is poor soil compaction and moisture in clay-rich soils. Also, a foundation settlement problem could be caused by weather, bad drainage in the yard, and plumbing leaks. Regardless of what has triggered the foundation settlement problem to begin with, we guarantee that the foundation settlement repair experts at MHM Foundation Solutions will be able to take care of the problem for you! Check our service area to see if we offer work in your area.

When you contact us with a foundation settlement problem, we will send a specialist to your home to diagnose the problem. The foundation repair professional will take a thorough, careful look at your home's foundation to pinpoint the cause of the sinking problem and the best way for us to fix it. At MHM Foundation Solutions, we make use of SafeBasements™ products and systems. This means that you can rest assured that your home will be in good hands with us. We know the best way to lift your foundation back to where it needs to be by using push piers and helical piers specially-designed by foundation experts.

To repair your sinking home problem, we offer:

  • Helical Piers
  • Push Piers

Helical Piers

Helical piers are foundation piers which are "screwed" into the earth. They are driven deep into load bearing strata so that the weight of your home can be transferred onto the piers. Over time, your home's foundation will begin to lift back up to where it needs to be. Our experts will test the soil to determine which depth will be suitable for our pier installation.

Helical piers are made from strong, steel materials and are usually square with helices, like a large screw. This makes them suitable for digging deep into the soil. These foundation piers are often installed in areas where there are very poor soil conditions.

Push Piers

Push piers are hydraulically-driven into the soil. They are sent far past the weak soil so that they can be in a secure, strong soil which will be able to support the weight of your home. The piers will be able to withstand hydrostatic pressure in the soil and will be able to raise your home back to its original position over time.

These piers are often referred to as driven piers, resistance piers, jacked piles, and so on. These foundation piers are strong, steel tubes which can easily support and transfer the weight of a home to a durable bracket.

Please contact us if you would like more information about repairing your sinking foundation problem once and for all! We thank you for your interest in our services and we look forward to talking with you soon!