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Structural Concrete Repair

Our team offers structural concrete repair services where we strengthen existing concrete and fix damage from extreme weather or wear and tear. All of our repairs are done with the highest quality materials to ensure all repairs last for years to come, even in the most extreme conditions. With Hale Built Group on your side, you can trust us to provide the best structural concrete repair solutions that stand the test of time.
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New Jersey Structural Foundation Repair Service Solutions

As a leading foundation repair contractor in New Jersey, we understand how important it is to have a foundation that can support the weight of your home and its contents. We're proud to have one of the most experienced structural engineer teams fully certified and ready to provide foundation repair service solutions.

We specialize in foundation wall straightening, foundation crack repairs, installation of new foundation systems, reinforcing existing foundations, underpinning basements, and much more. So whether you need us to assess your current foundation system or build a brand-new one from the ground up, our team has the expertise and knowledge necessary to get the job done right.

You'll rest assured that we'll always provide honest estimates on our services, so you know what you're signing up for when you hire us as your foundation contractor!

How to Tell if Your Property Requires Foundation Repairs

If you're a homeowner and are worried about foundation problems in your property, there are some key signs to watch out for. If you notice foundation cracks in your basement walls or floors, this could signify foundation settlement problems. Poor drainage outside the foundation can cause foundation damage over time too. And if you have any concrete foundation, do a thorough inspection for bowed or cracked walls at least once a year. Keeping an eye out for these signs will help you spot foundation issues before they become expensive to repair projects.

Reasons Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Damaged Foundation

If you've noticed foundation walls that are cracked, bowed, or otherwise damaged, don't ignore them. Leaving these issues unchecked can weaken the foundation and lead to even more severe problems with the structural integrity of your home.

Delaying repairs affect foundation repair costs, making foundation repairs more expensive in the long run. Foundation damage is often progressive, meaning it will only improve if a professional construction contractor addresses it. Contacting a qualified foundation repair specialist when problems are first noticed can save you money and reduce the stress associated with structural damage to your foundation.

Don't delay! Take action now before the damage worsens, and costs start to rise.

Types of Structural Concrete Repair

From underpinning and foundation wall stabilization to concrete slab lifting, there are many solutions for fixing cracks and other structural issues in concrete foundations. In the following passages, we discuss several popular forms of structural concrete repair offered to the homes and businesses of New Jersey.

Crack Repairs

Crack repairs are essential for any ongoing maintenance and repair of concrete structures. There are different types of methods used for crack repairs, depending on the crack's type, size, and severity. The most common types of crack repairs include epoxy injection, surface sealing, mechanical routing (routing and sealing), or in more extreme cases, stitch-drilling and knotless anchors. There are a few factors to consider when selecting the best solution for any given application, including cost-effectiveness and how long it will last. When appropriately done by a professional contractor with experience in structural concrete repairs, an effective crack repair should stop water infiltration into the structure and bond all surfaces together securely, giving a lasting result.

Settlement Repairs

Settlement repair is a common structural concrete repair. It is necessary when the home's foundation has been weakened due to issues such as expansive soil or poor compaction. Poor drainage and inadequate waterproofing are also causes of a settlement requiring repairs. 

Suppose your home is showing one of the signs of distress and settlement. We start our process by discovering the root cause, basically what action needs to be taken to restore your foundation to its original specification and eliminate further settlement damage. 

Solutions can range from using pressure grouting or stapling to stabilize compressed zones in soils, jacking wales to lift sinking foundations, underpinning footings, or even replacing failed clay tile footings. With so many methods of settlement repair, it's ideal to speak with a professional who knows how to diagnose and organize appropriate repair methods accurately. 

This way, through the aid of an expert's eyes, peace of mind is assured every step of the way.

Replacement and Reconstruction of Structural Elements

Structural concrete repairs can require different action levels depending on the situation's severity. Replacement and reconstruction of structural elements, such as beams, walls, or columns, is sometimes needed when the existing material has exceeded its lifespan, been damaged beyond repair, or was not constructed to adequate strength or tolerance standards.

When replacement and reconstruction are necessary, one must carefully select new materials to ensure they match the existing structure in quality and appearance. This complex process is why hiring a professional contractor who understands all aspects of structural concrete repair that meets local building codes and industry standards are beneficial.

Spalling & Corrosion Repairs

Structural concrete repairs like spalling and corrosion repairs can be some of the most challenging types to take on. Knowing the right approach is essential in ensuring a job is well done regarding these sorts of tasks. For example, spalling repairs include fixing deteriorated and crumbling concrete weakened by elements like water damage, freeze/thaw cycles, and salt exposure. 

Meanwhile, corrosion repair specifically repairs or deals with intruding incrustation or contaminants due to chemical reactions between rebar and ground salts, so one must identify all sources for complete remediation.

Surface Sealing & Re-Surfacing

Structural concrete repair is quite an undertaking for any property owner and professional contractor. Two key types of structural concrete repair are surface sealing and re-surfacing. Surface sealing helps prevent further deterioration by creating a seal over the existing material, which seals in moisture and prevents water from entering the surface. Re-surfacing is when a layer of new material is added over the top of the existing substrate, providing additional strength and protection to the surface. Both types of repairs must be adequately prepped and sealed to last for years!

Which Structural Concrete Repair Services Are Right For You?

When it comes to foundation and concrete repair, there's no one-size-fits-all solution. That's why an experienced construction contractor is so helpful, as they can evaluate the problem and suggest the best structural concrete repair services for your project.

Common foundation repairs include foundation leak repair, foundation crack repair, and more. Concrete slab jacking can level a foundation or concrete floor that has settled. With experience in foundation repair and structural concrete work, finding the right contractor for the job may leave you feeling confident—especially with long-term results.

Average Foundation Repair Costs for New Jersey Homes & Businesses

Understanding foundation repair costs for your New Jersey home or business can be daunting, given the job's complexity. As a construction contractor, I want to help you navigate the average costs so you can plan more confidently. Repairing issues related to settling, bowing walls, dirt crawl spaces, and drainage problems can significantly vary from job to job - making it challenging to estimate.

Typically those affected areas suggest various methods determined by soil composition and climate in your area. On average, repairs cost from $1,000 to $3,500 per fix, with most projects falling between these two extremes. New Jersey foundation repair isn't for the faint of heart, but with some insight and preparation, your repair project will run smoothly.

The DIY Foundation Repair Process

Foundation repair isn't a one-size-fits-all process, so before attempting any foundation repair, be sure to sharpen your basic knowledge of concrete slabs. Depending on the type of concrete slab and the pattern of the cracks, there are several methods you can use to repair any damages. If you're going the DIY route, we suggest you purchase concrete mix and self-leveling compound beforehand, as these are usually necessary for all repairs.

For vertical or diagonal concrete cracks, you may need epoxy injections or concrete caulk, while horizontal cracks may require foam injections or concrete jacking and piers to support the slab. With horizontal cracks that measure at least ¼" wide, concrete fillers may need to be used to level out these crumbled areas of the foundation wall. In any case, thoroughly clean the crack's surrounding area before beginning your repair.

If the damaged foundation is beyond repair, you may need to jack up and replace the entire slab with a new concrete pour. Jacking up and replacing involves lifting the old slab back into place before constructing a new one, which is dangerous, so be sure to get help from experienced professionals if this is your chosen route.

Once all of the respective repair steps have completed and the concrete has set, it's ideal to semi-frequently check that there are no issues with your repaired foundation and perform spot treatments where needed. Foundation repair can seem intimidating, but with proper care and attention to detail, DIY foundation repairs can last just as long as professional repairs.

DIY Foundation Repair Cost Average

Structural concrete repair is a costly but necessary investment for any sinking foundation. The average costs vary, depending on the extent of the repair needed. Minor, surface-level damage can cost between $100 - $300 per square foot of repair, while more damage requiring continued support can cost up to $500 - $750.

Unfortunately, even a seemingly small sinking foundation problem could require significant repairs if it adversely affects the structure's underlying foundation, leading to expensive and complex solutions. Therefore, consulting an experienced construction contractor like Hale Built Group as soon as possible is always recommended. We advise and help you manage costs, required preparations, and final inspections so your concrete repair is completed correctly and cost-effectively!

Contact Us For Expert Structural Concrete Repair Solutions in New Jersey

Regarding your New Jersey structural concrete foundation service needs, look no further than Hale Built Group. Our team of experienced professionals can manage any size project, from residential plans to large-scale commercial projects. We observe the strictest standards and utilize the best materials, technology, and techniques so that your project is done right and done on time, every time. With years of experience and customer service second to none, Hale Built Group has established itself as an industry authority when it comes to meeting structural concrete foundation service needs.

So why wait any longer? Contact us for project consultations or to get your project started today!

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