Southern Illinois Wall Repair

Location: Marion, IL

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Overview:

This particular client’s residence experienced storm damage in 2009. The client hired E.A. Knight Construction (Marion, Illinois) to rebuild her home.

E.A. Knight Construction contacted Helitech and asked what we could do about repairing the basement.

Problem:

The home had been damaged by several large trees causing the basement walls to bow in.

The 2 closest walls to where the trees landed were 3 to 4 inches bowed in; the 2 that were on the other side were about 1 inch in. Not only were the walls damaged, but the footing drain had also collapsed and there was water seepage in the basement.

Solution:

Helitech installed 13 A.B. Chance wall anchors, tar membrane, and pulled the 2 walls back. On the other 2 walls, Helitech installed 14 Carbonbond plates and 6 crack repair kits for stability. At first, the client did not waterproof the basement because she thought that the water was due to the power outage. However, when the water continued to seep, she realized that the footing drain was not functioning and decided to install 144 feet of drainage.
5 star(s)

J.A.

Mehlville, MO

We needed a crack repaired in our foundation for years. The estimator was able to come to the house and clearly explained the procedure that Helitech uses to repair our problem. Brandon is the technician who repaired the crack and did an exceptional job. It looks professional and neat. We are more than pleased with the epoxy and mesh membrane used to repair the crack. When we eventually decide to move, we will have no qualms about something that was done improperly when we moved in, will be solid and strong for our remaining time in our home and a new owner. They did it right and so did we by choosing Helitech.

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