Need advice desperately! : ) We are buying a house that has differential settlement, caused by poor drainage and soil erosion.... Part of the house is on a slab, the part that has settled is on conventional. We are not sure if we should use the pier system (like ram jack uses) or to go with pressure grouting to raise the convential portion and support the house. We are leaning towards the pier system because they have a 10 yr. warranty. The other has only a 1 year warranty. Does anyone have any advice? We are so confused and unsure about how to spend our money on this project.
Any comments would be helpful. Thanks!
The pier system is the better solution. Pressure grout will only raise the house but will not change the subsoil the foundation is resting on. If it has already settled there is no guarantee it will not continue to do so unless the cause of the settlement is corrected.
Garage wall moisture
GE gas oven not working, but stovetop is working? H...
- 15 Old House Features We Shouldn't Abandon
- 17 Tiny Bathrooms We Love
- 16 Designs for a Low-Cost DIY Coffee Table
- Insanely Easy 60-Minute Home Improvements
- 12 Sheds You Could Live (or Work) In
- Assembly Required: 15 DIY Kit Homes
- 30 Things Every Adult Should Know How to Do
- 10 Surprisingly Simple Woodworking Projects
- 7 Surprising Other Uses for Mayonnaise
- 9 Ways to Make Your TV Look at Home
- 9 Totally Amazing Mobile Home Makeovers
- 8 Cleaning Mistakes Everyone Makes
- 10 Insanely Creative Shelves You Can DIY
- 10 Bargain Organizers for a Tidy Garage
- 7 Easy Budget-Friendly Backyard Makeovers
- 9 Backyard Fire Pits You Can Afford
- 10 Things You Didn't Know Windex Can Do
- Watch These 10 Home Trends Take Off in 2015
- Surprisingly Simple Woodworking Projects
- 16 Garden Borders You Can Make—Easily!