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09/16/2016

Basement Waterproofing & Foundation Repair Contractors | Northampton, Holyoke, MA

There are many factors that can lead to the foundation of your home or commercial facility to become compromised, such as a settling structure, concrete that was mixed incorrectly, basement flooding, and tree roots. If your foundation is showing signs of damage, it is imperative that you contact a Connecticut foundation repair contractor to perform a full inspection and assessment in order to mitigate damages and potentially save you thousands of dollars in repair costs down the road. Many property owners are not aware of the indicators that would signify potential foundation damages. The foundation waterproofing and repair professionals at Don Childree Contractor have listed some examples below, which could be indicators that your foundation is in need of repairs.

  • Crumbling concrete
  • Foundation cracks and deterioration
  • Slanted mortar joints
  • Uneven floors
  • Mold, mildew, water damage
  • Buckling of basement walls
  • Hairline fractures or cracks
  • Improperly fitting doors and windows

If you have noticed any of the indicators listed above, it is imperative that you contact the foundation repair experts at Don Childree Contractor immediately, in order to mitigate the damages. You can contact us today at (860) 290-9117, to set an appointment and we will arrive at your location to offer a free damage assessment and consultation. Once your foundation has been compromised, it will be more susceptible to damages as water can quickly perforate through the crevices and lead to basement flooding, mold, and mildew problems. This can eventually compromise the health of the inhabitants of your home or facility as well as lower the overall market value of your home. Market research has estimated that damages to the structure of a residential or commercial property can lower the market value of up to thirty percent.

The foundation waterproofing and crumbling concrete foundation repair experts at Don Childree are available to offer a free consultation and provide you with the necessary measures that must be taken in order to fix the issue in the most efficient possible way in order to reduce your repair costs. We have been in the foundation repair industry for over 40 years and we fully understand all of the necessary state codes. We utilize the most modern foundation repair equipment and practices to ensure that your project will be completed in a safe and efficient manner.

If you have noticed damages beginning to appear in your foundation, the biggest mistake that you can possibly make is waiting until it is too late. Contact Don Childree General Contractor today to schedule your free home inception assessment and find out why we have become the most trusted foundation repair contractor in the states of Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Don Childree General Contractor of South Windsor, Connecticut provides Foundation Inspection & Repair, Foundation Waterproofing , Kitchen Remodeling Services, Bathroom Remodeling Services, Window & Door Installation, Fireplace Installation, Kitchen Renovations, Finished Basement, Decks & Patios, General Household Repairs, Roofing & Siding and more. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut; Greater Hartford Area, Hartford County, Middlesex County, West Hartford and the Springfield MA, Glastonbury, Marlborough, Colchester, Columbia, Andover, Newington, Bolton, Manchester, Vernon, East Hartford, West Hartford, Cromwell, Rocky Hill, Whethersfield, Torrington, Lebanon, Vernon. Counties: Tolland, Hartford, New London, Middlesex. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!

03/23/2016

Crumbling Foundations Concrete Repairs – Springfield, Hampden, Worcester, MA

Crumbling Foundations Concrete Repairs - Springfield, Worcester, MAPerforming foundation repairs at the primary indication of problem is key in keeping your home or commercial facility protected and stable. Indeed, even the smallest cracks can get to be real issues down the line, and this can often occur in a quicker fashion than you’d envision. The drastic Connecticut seasonal temperature changes and dampness leakage can debilitate the cement of your foundation and allow splits develop. The more you hold up to settle an establishment issue, the more muddled the repairs will be and the more those repairs will cost. In any case, with an established Connecticut crumbling concrete foundation repair expert, there’s a promising finish to the present course of action.

One of the reasons for foundation chipping is spoiled cement. On the off chance that the foundation materials blended during development (an excess of water, or earth blended in), then it might be inclined to crumbling. Concrete disintegrating can likewise be the aftereffect of abundance water pooling around the establishment or trickling down the side of the home. In the event that water is permitted to pool around the home, it might begin to destroy the foundation. This debilitates the foundation, prompting disintegration and other establishment and basic issues. In the event that the chipping and crumbling concrete is joined by establishment breaks and settlement, it is presumably an indication that your foundation has been comprised. This settlement or sinking can be the aftereffect of overabundance groundwater and expanded hydrostatic weight, disintegration, soil shrinkage, or poor soil compaction.

Contingent upon the sort of foundation issues you’re encountering and the seriousness of the issue, your the foundation repair professionals at Don Childree General Contractor perform the following foundation repair and restoration services:

Crumbling Concrete Foundation Repair: If the breaks in your foundation are little and aren’t yet influencing the bigger structure of the building, you might just need standard foundation split repair. Don Childree General Contractor will infuse an answer, for example, an epoxy or polyurethane froth, into the breaks to totally fill them. As the arrangement solidifies, it not just balances out the establishment and prevents the splits from developing, additionally waterproofs your basement.

Underpinning: If your foundation is moving, sinking, or disintegrating, you might need to fortify it from underneath in a procedure known as underpinning. Our excavation contractual workers can uncover underneath the damaged foundation and perform repairs by filling the zone with more concrete and docks or footings further into the ground to prop the repaired foundation.

Don Childree General Contractor of South Windsor, Connecticut provides Foundation Inspection & Repair, Foundation Waterproofing , Kitchen Remodeling Services, Bathroom Remodeling Services, Window & Door Installation, Fireplace Installation, Kitchen Renovations, Finished Basement, Decks & Patios, General Household Repairs, Roofing & Siding and more. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut; Greater Hartford Area, Hartford County, Middlesex County, West Hartford and the Springfield MA, Glastonbury, Marlborough, Colchester, Columbia, Andover, Newington, Bolton, Manchester, Vernon, East Hartford, West Hartford, Cromwell, Rocky Hill, Whethersfield, Torrington, Lebanon, Vernon. Counties: Tolland, Hartford, New London, Middlesex. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!

12/15/2015

Foundation & Basement Waterproofing Services | Hartford, CT

Structural damage to the foundation of a home can be one of the worst circumstances that can occur to a homeowner, aside from the house catching fire. The foundation is what holds the house and all of its structural elements together, which is why it must be designed and protected properly in order to protect the integrity of your home. When the integrity of a foundation is compromised, it is usually because of water and damp soil under the foundation, which causes the foundation to fluctuate and lose durability. The source of the vast majority of foundation problems is water. Wet soil beneath a foundation can swell or lose strength. Besides exulting damage to your foundation, water can also seep into your basement floors and be a catalyst for mold and water damage to your property, which can can cause significant repair costs.

With all of the snow that residents throughout the Hartford, Connecticut and Springfield, Massachusetts area that we received last winter, we were contacted many times by home and business owners with issues regarding flood damage from cracked foundations. This shows that performing waterproofing services to your foundation is crucial in order to prevent any potential problems before they occur. Waterproofing the foundation and basement of your home will not only prevent you spending additional money for repairs but it will also provide you with the following advantages:

  • Prevents further damage to the foundation of your property.
  • Prevents flood damage to your basement and the potential loss of your personal effects.
  • It will increase the market value of your property.
  • It will thwart water seepage which can leave to mold and mildew issues, which can lead to health related problems for you and your family.

If you currently do not have a foundation waterproofing system in place, you can contact the the Hartford foundation water-proofing technicians at Don Childree General Contractor for professional water proofing services for your home. Don Childree has an experienced team of waterproofing technicians who understand all facets of installing and repairing home foundation systems that will keep your home protected. Our services include: Foundation Repairs & Replacement due to Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR) Replace Entire Basement Floor Slab Interior Drainage Systems & Sump Pumps Installed Water control systems Dehumidifiers Having a foundation that is waterproofed is an essential requirement if you want to maintain a structurally safe environment for your home or business.

Over the years of performing foundation installations and repairs throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, we have notices a parallel between a foundation that is fragile and a foundation that is impervious to water damage. Don Childree has a vast amount of knowledge and experience in installing, repairing, and restoring foundations and understands that installing a thoroughly waterproofed foundations requires an understanding of the potential problem areas, use of quality materials, good job-site preparation, and careful application. When performing excavation services on your home or building, we handle permits and cautiously monitor all areas we excavate. We will send a certified inspector to evaluate your foundation to determine the extent of the damage and create a custom plan for foundation repair.

Don Childree General Contractor of South Windsor, Connecticut provides Foundation Inspection & Repair, Foundation Waterproofing , Kitchen Remodeling Services, Bathroom Remodeling Services, Window & Door Installation, Fireplace Installation, Kitchen Renovations, Finished Basement, Decks & Patios, General Household Repairs, Roofing & Siding and more. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut; Greater Hartford Area, Hartford County, Middlesex County, West Hartford and the Springfield MA, Glastonbury, Marlborough, Colchester, Columbia, Andover, Newington, Bolton, Manchester, Vernon, East Hartford, West Hartford, Cromwell, Rocky Hill, Whethersfield, Torrington, Lebanon, Vernon. Counties: Tolland, Hartford, New London, Middlesex. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!

11/22/2015

Foundation Evaluation & Repair Services | Springfield, MA – Hartford, CT

Foundation Evaluation & Repair Services | Springfield, MA - Hartford, CTA critical structural problem within the foundation of your home is most likely the worst case scenario of every Connecticut homeowner. When a structural problem is left disregarded, it will eventually get worse over the coarse of time and will lead to costly repairs as well as a significant decrease in the value of your home or property. The amount of money that it could potentially cost you to fix neglected home foundation damage complications will depend on the level of damage that has occurred. It is important to be able to know how to evaluate the potential damage to your foundation, and notice the signs of damage as soon as possible in order to reduce the overall damage.

You can contact the Connecticut foundation repair and waterproofing professionals at Don Childree General Contractor for a free on-site inspection of your foundation at anytime at 860-290-9117. If you would like to perform the inspection yourself, we have listed some of the primary indicators that your foundation is in need of immediate repair.

Cracks have begun to form in the concrete of the foundation at the base of the structure. One of the most obvious signs that your foundation is need of repair is when you notice slight cracks within the concrete of your structure. You should have these cracks checked out by a professional to assess any further damage that could potentially occur.

Roof damage and leaks. Foundation problems will not happen over-night, so it can be extremely difficult to detect damage if you are not trained to do so. One way you know you may be at risk, is if your roof is in sudden and unexpected need of repair. Your foundation securely supports and is connected with every aspect of your home. When your foundation is moving, it is also causing your roof to move, which can lead to roof rafters and shingles separating. This can cause your roof to leak, which can lead to costly water damage to your property.

Separation around the exterior doors of your home. If your garage door is showing dislocation from its structure then there is a good chance it is a result of foundation damage. You should be aware of any cracked bricks, warped walls and any separation between the garage door and ground.
Interior windows and door problems. Sticking doors, cracks around the window and door frames, windows that are getting stuck and uneven floors are usual signs of foundation problems.

It is crucial that you catch foundation damage in its early stages in order to minimize the costs for repair. In order to do this you need to perform routine inspections and maintenance on your foundation. Your home’s foundation is the most significant element of the structure of your home and once it’s integrity has been compromised, the value of your property can decrease significantly.

You can contact Don Childree for a free on-site inspection of the foundation of your home or property. We will send a certified inspector to evaluate your foundation to determine the extent of the damage and create a custom plan for foundation repair. We offer professional foundation repair in Connecticut and Massachusetts to address a range of problems, including structural damage, sunken foundations, leaning chimneys and cracks on the interior walls or exterior masonry. We utilize the best equipment and proven techniques to design a solution that will protect the integrity of your home and prevent further damage.

Don Childree General Contractor of South Windsor, Connecticut provides Foundation Inspection & Repair, Foundation Waterproofing , Kitchen Remodeling Services, Bathroom Remodeling Services, Window & Door Installation, Fireplace Installation, Kitchen Renovations, Finished Basement, Decks & Patios, General Household Repairs, Roofing & Siding and more. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut; Greater Hartford Area, Hartford County, Middlesex County, West Hartford and the Springfield MA, Glastonbury, Marlborough, Colchester, Columbia, Andover, Newington, Bolton, Manchester, Vernon, East Hartford, West Hartford, Cromwell, Rocky Hill, Whethersfield, Torrington, Lebanon, Vernon. Counties: Tolland, Hartford, New London, Middlesex Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!

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