The SmartJack crawl space support system is unique in that it's made with strong, corrosion-resistant, galvanized steel. Because the system will not develop rust, it will remain adjustable for years, should you need to perform future adjustments!
Working in the cool pines of Northern AZ is a nice reprieve from a warm Phoenix Spring!
The horizontal cracking seen to the right of the installed foundation support pier & bracket show the attempt to lift was a success!
Some jobs require a hand dig while others allow us to bring in the big equipment.
Excavating to Underpin
The use of an excavator allows up to dig the needed holes for the foundation support piers a bit faster than it would take by hand.
Once the helical pier has been advanced into the soil, a foundation bracket is secured to the footing.
SmartJack in Place
An installed SmartJack Crawl Space Support.
Loosen the Soil
Before we bring in the excavator, the soil is loosened.
Tools of the Trade
In order to preform a successful foundation underpinning project, the right tools are needed.
Stairstep Crack Closed
Once the foundation was lifted, the stairstep crack closed up!
Stairstep cracks are one of the most common signs of foundation movement in brick and block homes. A successful foundation repair will likely have the stairstep crack close up!