Foundation Repair

CrackMaster Concrete Experts In Keeping Your Basment Dry Experts in Waterproofing, Foundation Repair, Cracked Foundation Repair, Drainage Solutions
Foundation Repair
It is the nature of concrete to crack and over time foundation repair may be required. It is worth noting that not all foundation cracks need immediate foundation repair.  Hairline or non-structural cracks may not be a cause for concern. However, if you notice significant, widening, or leaking cracks, it’s advisable to consult with CrackMaster Concrete a foundation repair specialist to determine if a foundation crack repair may be required. CrackMaster Concrete is a leader in foundation repair and basement waterproofing and we have been keeping basements dry since 1994. We specialize in foundation crack repair, concrete wall repair, basement leaks,  waterproofing new and existing homes, french drains and so much more. We have repaired or installed waterproofing for thousands of clients both residential and commercial. Most of our jobs come with a transferrable warranty. This means if you sell your home the warranty can be transferred to the new homeowners.  View our testimonials here.

The Process For Cracked Foundation Repair

  • Call CrackMaster Concrete at 604-614-2615  we are knowledgeable and easy to talk to
  • We will discuss your foundation repair problem over the phone
  • A site visit can be arranged so we can view the situation
  • We will recommend an affordable foundation crack repair solution and some possible options, along with the costs
  • Answer your questions and make sure you are clear with the information
  • If you decide to hire us for the wet basement repair, we show up on time, do the work as promised, and always leave the site clean and tidy
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Benefits of Wet Basement Repair

Peace of Mind: It is so nice to know your basement or crawl space will remain dry and you will not have to worry about further water damage to property. Property  Value:  If you are planning on selling your home a foundation repair that is already done and passes inspection should help fetch a higher Value and reduce buyer resistance on the purchase of the home. Structural Integrity: The foundation of a house is crucial to its structural integrity. When cracks develop, they can compromise the foundation’s ability to support the weight of the structure. Over time, if left unaddressed, these cracks can lead to significant structural issues, including uneven settling and potential collapse. Water Infiltration: Foundation cracks can allow water to seep into the basement or crawl space. This can lead to various problems, including mold growth, dampness, and damage to possessions stored in these areas. Prolonged exposure to moisture can also weaken the foundation and create further structural problems. Pest Infestations: Cracks in the foundation can provide entry points for pests such as termites, ants, and rodents. These pests can cause damage to the structure and pose health risks to occupants. Repairing foundation cracks helps to eliminate these entry points. Energy Efficiency: Cracks in the foundation can allow conditioned air (heated or cooled) to escape, increasing energy bills. Properly sealing these cracks can improve the energy efficiency of the home, reducing heating and cooling costs.

Methods of Wet Basement Repair

There are several methods for repairing foundation cracks, and the choice of method depends on the size, type, and location of the crack. Here are some common repair techniques: Epoxy Injection: This method is suitable for narrow cracks and involves injecting epoxy or polyurethane resin into the crack. The resin effectively seals the crack, reinforcing the structure. It’s a popular method for repairing hairline cracks. Polyurethane Foam Injection: Like epoxy injection, polyurethane foam injection is used for sealing small to medium-sized cracks. The foam expands and fills the crack, creating a watertight seal. Carbon Fiber Strips: For structural reinforcement of foundation walls, carbon fiber strips can be applied. These strips are bonded to the wall surface to strengthen and prevent further movement of cracks. French Drains: In some cases, addressing water infiltration issues may require the installation of a French drain system around the foundation to divert water away from the structure. Excavation and Waterproofing: For severe foundation problems, excavation around the foundation may be necessary to access and repair the damaged area. Waterproofing measures can also be taken to prevent future water infiltration. It’s important to note that foundation crack repair is not a one-size-fits-all solution. The specific method used will depend on the nature and severity of the problem. For major concrete foundation issues, it’s advisable to consult with a professional engineer or foundation repair specialist to assess the situation and recommend the most appropriate repair method. Timely and proper repair is crucial to ensure the long-term stability and safety of the house.

CrackMaster Concrete Lower Mainland Foundation Repair Service Areas

Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, Langley, Abbotsford, Surrey, New Westminster