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Home Foundation Repair Services

A solid foundation is key to a strong home, especially in Southwest Florida where extreme weather can be a major factor in weakening your foundation.

When your home's foundation becomes damaged, it can lead to costly repairs, decreased property value, and eventually even structural failure. 

We know that fixing your home's foundation can be an expensive proposition, but our years of experience have taught us how to do it right – and we always stand behind our work.

That’s why we offer free estimates so you can see how much it would cost to fix your foundation – and our team of experts are always happy to help.

You won’t find a better company than Level Foundations when it comes to repairing your home’s foundation.

What Are Some of the Signs That My Home's Foundation Needs Repair?

The most common signs of foundation damage include cracks in walls, floors or ceilings; doors or windows that don’t close properly; sloping floors; and bowing or buckling walls.

In some cases, you may also see small pools of water in the crawlspace or basement of your home due to leaking pipes or other sources of moisture.

If you notice any of these signs, contact Level Foundations to assess the situation and provide an effective solution.

Our Process

Depending on the condition of your foundation, there may be several different approaches used for repairing it.

One option is piers which are driven into the ground beneath the affected area to provide additional support and stabilize the structure above it. Other methods used for foundation repair include adding concrete footings around perimeter walls and using steel beams to reinforce weak spots in load-bearing areas.

Give us a call and tell us a little about your problem. We'll come out and inspect your home at a time that's convenient for you and recommend the best solution based on our findings.

Why Choose Level Foundations

When it comes to your home's foundation, it's important that you find a contractor that you can trust. Foundation problems are unique in that it can be very difficult to see, inspect or really verify the work that has been done. 

You need a contractor that you feel  you can trust to do what they say they will do, and it needs to be affordable.

With a wealth of foundation repair experience, your home's foundation is in good hands with Level Foundations. And since we have a smaller overhead than many of our competitors, we can pass those savings on to you with competitive pricing options and quick turn-around.

What we offer

  • Fast, no-cost inspection of your home or structure
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Impeccable track record
  • Affordable pricing
  • Quick turnaround times

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the signs that my foundation needs to be repaired?

Cracks in the walls or floors, doors that stick or won't close properly, gaps around window frames, and uneven or sagging floors are all potential indications that there is damage to the foundation.

If you notice any of these problems, it's important to have a professional assess the situation and determine whether repairs are necessary. Ignoring the signs of foundation damage can lead to more serious problems down the road.

2. How do I know if my foundation can be repaired or if I need to replace it?

If your foundation is cracked or showing signs of wear and tear, you may be wondering if it can be repaired or if you need to replace it altogether. Here are a few things to keep in mind when making your decision:

  • The age of your foundation. Older foundations are more likely to need to be replaced, as they may have shifting or settling issues that cannot be easily repaired.
  • The severity of the damage. If the damage is extensive, it may be best to replace the foundation rather than try to repair it.
  • The type of foundation you have. Some foundation types are easier to repair than others. For example, concrete slab foundations can often be repaired, while pier and beam foundations may require replacement if there are structural issues.
  • The cost of repairs vs. replacement. In some cases, it may be more cost-effective to replace the foundation rather than repair it. However, this will depend on the specific situation and should be evaluated by a professional before making a decision.

If you are unsure whether repairs or replacement is the best option for your foundation, it is always best to consult with a professional contractor who can assess the situation and give you expert advice.

3. How much will it cost to repair my foundation?

The cost of repairing your foundation will depend on the extent of the damage and the type of foundation you have. If you have a concrete foundation, for example, the repair process will be different than if you have a masonry foundation.

In general, however, the first step is to identify the source of the problem. This could be due to settling, water damage, or other factors. Once the source of the problem has been identified, a contractor can provide you with an estimate for the repair work.

The cost will also vary depending on whether you need to replace any part of your foundation or simply repair the existing damage. Either way, it is important to get the problem fixed as soon as possible to avoid further damage to your home.

4. How long will the repairs take?

The timeline for foundation repairs depends on the extent of the damage and the type of repair being performed. In some cases, repairs can be completed in a matter of days. However, more extensive damage may require weeks or even months to fix.

The first step in any repair project is to assess the damage and develop a plan of action. Once the scope of the work has been determined, foundation contractors can provide a more accurate timeline for the repairs.

In general, it is best to plan for foundation repairs to take longer than initially estimated, as unforeseen problems can often arise. By working with a experienced contractor, you can ensure that your foundation repairs are completed as quickly and efficiently as possible.

5. How often do foundations need to be repaired?

Foundation damage is one of the most serious problems that a homeowner can face. If not repaired in a timely manner, foundation damage can lead to structural instability, water infiltration, and mold growth.

Because of the potential for serious consequences, it is important to have your foundation inspected by a professional at least once a year. If any damage is found, it is important to have it repaired as soon as possible. foundation repairs can be costly, but the cost of not repairing foundation damage can be even higher.

6. Will my homeowners insurance cover foundation repairs?

Homeowners insurance typically covers repair costs for damage caused by unforeseen events, such as fires, severe weather, or theft. However, most policies exclude coverage for damage that occurs gradually over time, such as foundation problems.

Foundation damage is often caused by factors such as poor drainage, shifting soil, or tree roots. Because this type of damage is not considered to be sudden or accidental, it is not covered by most homeowners insurance policies. If you are concerned about the potential for foundation damage, you may want to purchase a separate policy that specifically covers this type of repair.

You should also keep in mind that even if your policy does cover foundation repairs, there may be limits on the amount of coverage or the types of repairs that are covered.