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1 Foundation Repair Services Lets get things back on the level Life is not about the work you put into your love, It s about the Love you put into your work. -Mother Theresa

2 Why Choose Texas Building Pros: Serving the area for over 15 years. Special Engineered pier locking system unparalleled by our competitors. We don t just stabilize your home, but treat the problems causing the foundation failure. Multiple pier systems. We design and plan your repairs around the soil, foundation type, age as well as many other factors having to do with your foundation failure. A no fine print LIFETIME TRANSFERABLE WARRANTY!! Overhead expenses kept to a minimum so we can pass the savings on to you!

3 Community & Professional Involvement Foundation Repair Association NE Tarrant Chamber Fort Worth Chamber Fort Worth Jaycees Better Business Bureau Fort Worth Optimist Club

4 Your Home Inspection: During your home inspection, we will be looking for deflection in the elevation, damage, and causes of your problems. We will use a CompuLevel, an elevation measuring type device, which uses barometric pressure to give precise measurements of deflection and heaving of your home. Once complete, we will put together the best plan of action for stabilizing your home.

5 What makes a foundation shift? Inferior Ground Preparation Excessive Droughts/Evaporation Poor Soil Conditions Poor Drainage Roots Growing Underneath Home. Plumbing Leaks

6 Pressed Concrete Piers

7 Pier & Beam Foundations 2 different solutions for pier and beam foundations Enforced Cylinder (right) Pad and Block System

8 Our Process:

9 Site Preparation Shrubs, plants and other vegetation are removed from the required work areas. Tarps and plywood are placed around your home to protect the surrounding lawn.

10 Excavation Access holes for the installation of piers are excavated by hand. The holes are the size of a common doormat, extending below the surface three to four feet. If concrete exists in these locations, we must break through these surfaces to create the access holes. Excavated dirt is taken to a protected area of the lawn.

11 Pier Installation Concrete pilings are driven into the ground using a small, quiet hydraulic ram The first piling is vertically aligned under the home's grade beam, which extends around the perimeter of your home Using the weight of the home and the grade beam as a backstop, the ram drives each additional concrete piling further into the ground until refusal occurs, usually at 18 to 20 tons, or three times the given weight of your home at that pier location

12 Leveling Manual hydraulic jacks used to level the home will be placed upon each pier cap. The crew moves systematically, following the direction of the Field Superintendent, to create a gentle and uniform lift. The Field Superintendent monitors the reaction of the structure & the interior elevation readings throughout the leveling process.

13 Backfill Previously removed dirt is returned to the access holes. Any surface concrete breakouts are filled and patched All excess materials, dirt and debris are removed

14 Job Finish Match and point all mortar where cracks have been identified Caulk and seal all window and door jambs

15 Clean Up Trees, shrubs and other vegetation are returned back to their original positions At this point, we check all sprinkler and irrigation systems, and will happily show you how to set up and install a proper foundation watering plan

16 Congratulations!!! Your home is now stabilized. We recommend you wait 60 to 90 days before repairing any cosmetic damage. Your home has just gone through motions that it is not used to and will need time to settle on its new found support

17 Lifetime Transferable Warranty Once work is complete, you will receive your Lifetime Transferable Warranty

18 Drainage Leading cause of foundation failure is poor or negative drainage Often, rain water pools around the grade beam of your home causing excess heaving and sinking of the effective areas. Types of Drainage Sub-Surface Drains Retaining Walls Gutters

19 Sub-Surface Drains Grate Drains French Drains Funnel Drains We will put together the best plan of action for your subsurface drainage needs

20 Retaining Walls A retaining wall is a wall built to support or prevent the advancement of a mass of earth or water A more beautifying form of negative drainage correction

21 Gutters The purpose of guttering systems is to collect water (rain) from the roofing area and disperse the water away from your home Cheap and effective form of drainage

22 THANK YOU!!! Thank you for choosing Texas Building Pros If you have any questions, we will be happy to answer them at anytime We look forward to working with you on your home The Staff of TBP Foundation Repair

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