Horizontal Cracks Signal Trouble East Lansing, MI Basement
A crack this large that extends horizontally is usually the sign of a bowing wall. When a 4' level is placed against the wall, the severity of the issue becomes more apparent.
Large Cracks Extend Down Center Of Block Foundation Walls
This crack extended a considerable length down the wall of this basement. The fix for the wall would need to extend the entire length of the wall to ensure that the wall is properly secured and the home above is evenly supported.
PowerBraces A Minimally Disruptive Solution For Failing Wall
A series of PowerBraces were installed along the length of the wall from floor to ceiling. They required no excavation and are fairly low profile so you don't lose any more valuable square footage in your basement than necessary.
Series Of PowerBraces Support East Lansing, MI Home
PowerBraces are spaced out along the bowing wall to ensure that the wall is supported and the problem is fixed for good. Spacing of the PowerBraces provides even distribution of the weight and a level of support that you can rely on.
PowerBraces Offer Unique Opportunity For Straightening
Many steel I-beam systems that homeowners have installed will solely support the home and keep the wall from bowing any further. In addition to these features, our PowerBraces come with a tightening system that allows them to be slowly tightened over time during dry periods to potentially straighten and improve the condition of the bowing wall.
PowerBraces Expertly Installed Along Troubled Basement Wall
The use of PowerBraces can be limited as a solution in various cases due to obstacles along the basement walls. Our System Design Specialists do a great job of advising homeowners concerning our PowerBraces as well as other options that are available. In this case, our expert installers were able to avoid the obstacles and provide an ideal solution for this homeowner.