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Your home may be the most sturdy building in the world, however, if it is built upon soil that cannot bear the weight of construction, it may result in damage to the foundation. Foundation repair piers are necessary when expansive clay, muds, or poor maintenance cause the underlying structure of the house to become harmed. Click on the above link to find out more. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Foundation Repair Piers

Foundation Repair Piers
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Foundation Repair Piers
This article is written by an independent
resource not affiliated with Ram Jack. Your home
may be the most sturdy building in the world,
however, if it is built upon soil that cannot
bear the weight of
construction, it may result in damage to the
foundation. Foundation repair piers are necessary
when expansive clay, mudslides, or poor
maintenance cause the underlying structure of the
house to become harmed.
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Foundation Repair Piers
Clay soil, for instance, has very little tensile
strength, causing the burden of a houses
foundation to cause shifts over the course of
years or even months. 
There are no housing concerns that rival a
foundation problem if you do not repair the
damage immediately, you run the risk of expensive
deterioration that can render your home unsafe
for you and your family.
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You may not notice damage to the foundation of
your home immediately. 
Soil shifts are rarely uniform and the shape of
most foundations are designed to carry weight
unevenly if necessary.  The problem will become
apparent in pier type foundations (as well as
beam and slab types) when it has to settle
against moving soil. 
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You will be able to see, and sometimes hear,
massive cracks in the concrete. 
Even if you cannot directly see the concrete, you
may notice bulging floors, doors that do not
close, furniture that tilts enough to be
uncomfortable, or even cracks in your walls.  At
this point, foundation repair piers are crucial
to avoid electrical shortage, plumbing problems,
and a major decrease in the value of your home.
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The investment of foundation repair piers will
pay for itself tenfold in the value of a home. 
Each repair will have a different price tag due
to the number of variables required by
If it is a simple crack in the concrete, it may
cost very little to mix and pour fresh material. 
The cost of maintenance, however, is often
complicated by the need for further analysis,
such as a geochemical survey of the underlying
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The typical means of foundation repair piers
involves driving pipes of steel deep into the
base in order to lift up the faulting foundation
and then fill the gap beneath it. 
A push pier uses a galvanized steel pole with the
hydraulic force of a five hundred horsepower car
engine to delve into the soil, while helical
piers use a torque motor to brace up the frame of
the foundation. 
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When they reach the ground beneath the foundation
of a house, jacks are attached that can elevate
the foundation piers to a proper degree. 
Several wall brackets are put in place to keep
this angle constant and avoid future pitfalls. 
If you need to repair the smaller foundations of
decks or patios, the same method is used, but
will likely only require a single bracket.
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What are the advantages of using these steel
frames as foundation repair piers?  They have a
lower cost than replacing the actual foundation
of the house, which can cost nearly as much as
the house itself. 
Furthermore, they are far less intrusive and can
be completed externally.  You do not need to
worry about ripping up the carpet and flooring of
a basement. 
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You can keep on utilizing the plumbing and
electricity of your house during the process. 
It can repair any damage to the concrete base
while also providing the space for more soil to
be placed beneath the foundation, avoiding any
more faults or cracks.  There is no heavy
equipment that can churn up a yard everything
can easily be carried in and out, even the torque
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Ram Jack has spent over 40 years developing and
refining their Foundation repair system to ensure
the best quality in the industry. 
The patented Ram Jack Steel piers are engineered
to last a lifetime.  Exact specifications and
strict guidelines ensure that the Ram Jack
products have virtually no failure when installed
by our trained and experienced technicians.
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Ram Jacks piers have the highest driving
pressureto locate stable bedrock, the thickest
pier material to resist buckling and bowing, and
the maximum pier load capacity to ensure
structure stability for a lifetime.guaranteed.
Ram Jack technicians install our foundation
repair system with no heavy equipment and very
little excavation, so your lawn and landscaping
is not disturbed.
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Each Steel pier is driven deep into the soil
until a solid layer of bedrock is found.  The
depth of each pier may vary according to soil
Once all piers are securely set, the foundation
is slowly lifted for maximum practical recovery. 
This will permanently halt any further
settlement and deterioration due to a failing
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Our unique piling solutions provide the strength
and stability that can only be found in the best
American steel. The result is a lasting
foundation, and the peace of mind of knowing
youre on solid ground for the life of your home.
Driving HeadThe Ram Jack driving head delivers
rapid power to long sections of piling for faster
installation and a stronger pile.
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Hydraulic RamsThe Ram Jack system incorporates
dual rams that drive deeper into permanent strata.
Guide SleeveVariable-length guide sleeves, which
are preferred by engineers, are designed to
stiffen the piling in less-compacted surface
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With 19 patents for advanced designs over the
last 25 years, Ram Jack gets foundation repair.
We also get the fact that no one wants to fix
the same problem twice. Thats why we get the
job done right the first time every time. Call
us today.
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Ram Jacks Unique Pier Features
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