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

Have you noticed cracks in your brick or cracks in your walls? The foundation of your home sits directly on the ground. Because of this direct contact, the soil underneath your home can directly impact the integrity of the very structure you are living in. Over time shifting soils can cause significant damage to your largest investment. Don’t panic. There is a solution. Call Ram Jack for a free on-site evaluation.

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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. Mud jacking is commonly 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 warrantied 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 Home Construction Foundations

New Home Construction Foundations

Ram Jack provides pre-construction helical pile installation. 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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