Micro Piles & Rock Anchors
Micro Piles & Rock Anchors
When conventional methods will not work, such as in low headroom areas or places with restricted access, micropiles can serve as successful substitutes. They are used in both new construction and refurbishing of existing foundations.

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Foundation Basics
Foundation Basics
Due to its direct contact with the ground, a building’s foundation joins the structure of the building to the soil and rock beneath it. Referred to as a ‘second foundation,’ the makeup of this soil directly impacts how well the structure performs over time.

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Helical & Resistance Piers
Helical & Resistance Piers
Helical piers are used in new construction when challenging soils prevent a foundation from being built in a traditional manner. They also are used to stabilize a house’s foundation that has settled or failed.

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Common Signs of Distress
Common Signs of Distress
Problems caused by expansive soils are can usually be traced back to one thing: water. Excessive water in the soil causes it to swell, whereas too little water saturation will cause the soil to shrink. When all the soil under a foundation swells or shrinks in uniform, problems are not likely to occur.

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Pre-Construction Piers
Pre-Construction Piers
It is important to protect new construction and prevent future settlement before it begins. Piers installed during the pre-construction phase of a new home, commercial building, or building addition lessen the impact of substandard soil.

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Floor and Slab Leveling
Floor and Slab Leveling
Mud jacking, commonly referred to as concrete leveling or slab-jacking, is used to deal with the effects of settlement in concrete slabs used for driveways, porches, and sidewalks.

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Soil Nails & Tie Backs
Soil Nails & Tie Backs
On steeply sloping sites, pressure on retaining walls can cause major damage. Where retaining walls or foundations have been overburdened to the point of failure, we offer many repair options.

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Underpinning
Underpinning
When your home, or portions of your home rest on soils that are subject to settling, migration or swell, the only fully permanent and warranteed solution is structural underpinning.

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Pile Load Testing
Pile Load Testing
As part of our Quality Control program, we perform pile load testing on a majority of jobs, especially when installing micro piles. Straight Line Construction provides three primary types of testing.

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New Construction
New Construction
Investing in a deep foundation system for your home will help prevent settlement and heaving issues, preserving the value of your home for generations to come.

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Compaction Grouting
Compaction Grouting
If a site has loose, grainy soil or there is a known void under a building, compaction grouting is a useful technique to lift any building that has settled due to problem soils.

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Financing Options
Financing Options
We accept payment by check, major credit cards or through our EZ Pay same-as-cash financing system.

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Mud Jacking
Mud Jacking
Mud jacking, commonly referred to as concrete leveling or slab-jacking, is used to deal with the effects of settlement in concrete slabs used for driveways, porches, and sidewalks. It can be combined with compaction grouting.

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Polyurethane Foam Injection
Polyurethane Foam Injection
Polyurethane foam injection is an alternative to mud jacking if an ultra clean method is required, there is heavy continuous foot traffic, or the material being drilled is decorative with a need for minimal disruption.

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Carbon Fiber Wrapping
Carbon Fiber Wrapping
Bowing or cracking basement and retaining walls, un-reinforced historical structures, and overloaded columns all can be reinforced and repaired using a system of carbon fiber/Kevlar® straps manufactured by Fortress Stabilization.

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