Here, we are getting ready to begin the foundation repair / underpinning of this brick home in the historic Central City neighborhood of Phoenix, AZ.
The area to be underpinned was large enough to allow our excavator to do it's thing! Some foundation repair job sites only have enough room for a hand dig.
This historic Central City home is mid renovation. With the 'bones' of the house exposed, a number of the symptoms indication a problem with the home's foundation were very apparent.
The interior foundation slab crack found in this historic Phoenix home created a literal tripping hazard!
This historic Phoenix home had a number of brick work repair attempts. You can clearly see where this brickwork has been patched. Remember, if you do not address the REASON for the stair step cracks in brick work, they will return!
This crack just beneath the historic home's window sill.
We have another area of stair step cracking in brick work that was poorly patched.
Exterior, horizontal cracks were also observed.
The floor level readings, taken during the Forensic Engineering Report data gathering process, helps Arizona Foundation Solutions understand WHY the foundation problem occurs and how we can best fix the home's foundation.
This photo shows the first of a few support piers being installed in this historic Phoenix, AZ home to address foundation problems.
Did you know that tree roots can cause foundation problems? Keeping excess moisture away from your home's foundation is key in preventing this common foundation issue.
The new owners of this historic Central City 1921 brick home wanted to address the foundation problems in this home during a remodel. Previous attempt to patch the stair step cracks & other items historic home have been unsuccessful.
This building is on a Historic Registry in Phoenix, AZ and every care was taken to preserve the historic integrity of the house.