Experts in foundation inspection and retrofitting.
Lemon Remodeling is FEMA approved and EBB certified.
We protect California homes from subsidence and earthquake damage:
- foundation repair
- foundation replacement
- foundation leveling
- earthquake retrofitting
- seismic retrofitting
- slab replacement
- pier and post support systems.
Foundation retrofitting for earthquakes and subsidence prevention involves reinforcing your home at key points of the foundations. Using specially engineered hardware, it’s a process that provides your home with seismic protection, ensuring your family are house structure is as safe as possible during an earthquake.
Securing your home to the foundation with a retrofit significantly increases your safety and your home’s sturdiness. Retrofitting is relatively inexpensive and can be installed quickly if performed by FEMA approved experts like Lemon Remodeling. Also, it can pay for itself by reducing your insurance premiums while providing peace of mind for you and your family.
Signs of foundation problems:
- Cracked or uneven floors
- Visible cracks in the foundation
- Building windows or doors that does not close properly
- Cracked walls (inside or out)
- The gap around windows, doors or garage
- The separation between the ceiling walls or floor
- Displace or cracked moldings
What causes foundation problems?
Foundation property that requires foundation repair can be caused by lack of proper maintenance around foundations, building on expansive clay, or compressible fill soils. Also, aging homes and buildings are more susceptible to foundation problems especially the semi-arid Southern and Western regions of the United States such as California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.
However, foundation problems can destroy the value of a building and render them unsafe. If you notice any signs of foundation changes, do not hesitate in getting the problem solved.
Basics of Repairing Foundations
The physical damage to your building’s or home foundation can create a serious problem for you in the future. When the foundation shows severe damage, it is not safe to have guests or residents inside. Apart from that, if your home has a damaged foundation, it will be difficult for you to sell the property. Also, there can be a significant decrease in value.