Pier and beam foundations are the alternative, in many ways, to slab or basement forms of foundation. Whilst hey might be a bit more expensive than their slab counterpart – they are often best for different kinds of buildings and they are definitely an options to consider. They are usually part and parcel of the crawl space technique which is the space that exists underneath a living space containing all manner of utilities as well as a gap to house them in. Pier and Beam foundations are the facets of this space that provide support for the entire building above.
Here is the deal – pier and beam foundations are subject to repair perhaps more frequently than some other parts of the building because of where they are situated. They have to contend not just with all of nature’s elements under the ground there, but with the damp that can sometimes gather as well. This can lead to mold, to weakening and generally to a state of developments that are unhealthy for the foundations and for the state of the building as a whole. When this happens, or to avoid this happening in the future, you should get in touch with us.
We can come, first and foremost, to provide a free inspection and to tell you what state the foundations are in. After that – we will be able to make sure that the problem is sorted. We will explain it to you in full and we will talk you through the possibilities of a fix job. Here, once you have understood the issues and the plan that we have put in front of you – we will be able to give you a free quote and you can give your approval if you want to. Then, and only then, can we do what we do best: get to work!
The job that we do is always geared around your satisfaction and what you are able to commit to. By this we mean the following: obviously, pier and beam repair can be a job that might get in the way of the day to day running of a building. Therefore, we will make sure that the time frame is one that works for you and we will do all we can to make sure it is a comfortable process for you.