Foundation Crack Repairs

    Foundation cracks are the most common problem in Chicago area IL that cause seepage and water leaks into the basements. They are results of shifting, moving, and shrinking of the foundation. Often they can cause seepage and water leakage in the basement and the crawl space. If the foundation cracks are not repaired, future structural, mold, and poor air quality problems may occur, because of the long-term water seepage through the foundation cracks. Keep in mind that during Northern Illinois winters when temperatures drop to a freezing point and when the water freezes, the cracks can grow. We always suggest our customers fix the foundation cracks by using injection epoxy. By using epoxy injection to stop and fix a leaking area in your foundation walls (which can include foundation cracks, cold joints, pipe penetrations and intrusions, tie rods, honeycombs) you welding the concrete back together and restoring the structural integrity of the foundation wall. Contact us today for a free quote.

1.Clean Foundation Cracks(not previously repaired)

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   -Foundation crack is cleaned with wire brush
   -Surface is cleaned from dust

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   -Injection ports are installed and secured by fast setting surface epoxy

Foundation crack repair

    -After patch dries completely, it is sealed with injection epoxy

Epoxy injection on foundation crack

2.Previously Repaired Foundation Cracks

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   -Old patch is removed by using chipping hammer
   -Create spots for injection ports

Foundation Crack Repair

   -Injection ports are installed with hydraulic cement

Foundation Crack Repair

   -After patch dries completely, it is sealed with injection epoxy

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