Foundation Repair in Attascocita, Texas
Attascocita Texas is a large, affluent golfing community in northeast Harris County. Located on the shores or Lake Houston, the neighborhoods were begun in the 1970’s, and by the 1990’s has grown so fast Attascocita was named one of the best places to retire by US News and World Report magazine. Known for excellent boating, fishing, and golf opportunities, the area has a huge park complex – Lindsay Lyons Park and Sports Complex, which has 10 lighted baseball fields, 2 lighted football fields, 4 lighted softball fields, and 18 unlighted soccer fields, plus pavilions and paved walking trails.
Soil Causes of Foundation Problems in Attascocita Texas.
The native soils in Attascocita Texas are clays that have a high degree of shrink and swell potential. Located near Lake Houston keeps deeper underground moisture at a more constant level, but close to the surface, say within the first 8 feet, soils are at a constant flux. Rigid structures built over moving soil will have foundation problems, requiring foundation repair.
Foundation Repair Methods in Attascocita Texas.
Of the two main foundation repair methods available in Attascocita, the best one is the Dura LockPiling System. The reason is because Dura Lock’s rarely need re-adjusting, saving homeowners thousands of dollars in repeatedly needing to repair cracks and paint walls. In certain circumstances, the Deep Drilled Bell Bottom Pier system is viable, but not usually. The load bearing clays are just too deep to be effective long term.
Choosing Foundation Repair Contractors in Attascocita Texas.
Experience matters when choosing a foundation repair contractor. Start up companies or contractors new to Houston simply do not have the expertise to perform long lasting repairs. Several rules of thumb when selecting companies to give free inspections include time in business, Foundation Repair Association member with designation as Certified Foundation Repair Specialist, and Better Business Bureau A+ rating. Review the services offered, and that the company has insured employees.
We at Dura Pier have been repairing foundations in Attascocita from the beginning. Our family has the experience and personnel to repair your home right. Please call today for a FREE INSPECTION.