Louisville, Kentucky
486 Roberts Ave
Louisville, KY 40214
(502) 489-5438

What to Expect From Foundation Repair August 17, 2017

Louisville, Jefferson
What to Expect From Foundation Repair, Louisville, Kentucky

If you've noticed cracks or any other signs of a shifting foundation, it's time for foundation repair. This process provides additional support for sagging floors, restoring strength and structural integrity. The Dwyer Company, Inc. is pleased to offer foundation repair to West Chester, OH, as well as Lexington and Louisville, KY, residents.

Here is the five-step process used by the team at The Dwyer Company: 


Foundation RepairFirst, an expert will take a look at your property, foundation, and overall structure to identify problem areas and the scope of the work to be done. You may need to have a full engineer's report written up and secure a permit for the work. As part of the inspection and assessment process, you'll also be provided with a free estimate for your foundation repair.


Lifting and repairing your foundation may require holes for access both inside and outside of your home. The team starts by determining necessary access locations, removing any carpet or landscaping elements in the way, and laying tarps.


All uneven or sagging parts of your foundation must be lifted to the intended level and shored up with concrete or steel piers. The concrete lifting process is gradual to protect the structure of your home.

Repairing Damage

Any necessary concrete repair will be completed at this stage. Cracks are patched, and access holes are refilled. The end result is a solid, stable foundation, which is newly reinforced for greater strength.


Once the repair process is complete, The Dwyer Company, Inc. will clear away equipment and debris. They'll restore any landscaping they removed, as well as returning carpets and other flooring to their original place.

If your home has bowing walls, cracks along its seams, or sloped, sunken floors, it's time to schedule foundation repairs. Contact The Dwyer Company, Inc. to arrange an inspection for a stronger, safer home. To schedule an appointment, call (859) 231-0998, or send an online service request.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from The Dwyer Company
What Is Earth Retention?, Louisville, Kentucky
Before a commercial construction project starts, fortify the surrounding soil to prevent toppling and unwanted overlaps. This is where earth retention services can provide relia...read more
3 Styles of Foundations, Louisville, Kentucky
While it’s easy to see the differences between styles of houses, different foundation types are rarely noticed unless you are involved in their construction, or you need foundation r...read more
3 Common Causes of Bowed Walls, Louisville, Kentucky
A bowed wall is a wall that has started to curve, buckle, or exhibit signs of inward movement. This situation indicates that the wall is weakening and that there could be structural ...read more
What's the Difference Between Concrete and Shotcrete?, Louisville, Kentucky
Hard surfaces can completely transform your yard, creating entertaining space or the perfect spot for an outdoor pool or spa. However, understand the differences between shotcre...read more
5 Signs Your House Needs Foundation Repair, Louisville, Kentucky
As a homeowner, you may need to get foundation repair if your house is on shifting ground or the structure is old. Although the foundation is made from strong material—typically...read more