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Underpinning Foundation Repair Serving MIDDLE Tennessee, WESTERN KENTUCKY, & NoRTH GEORGIA Free Inspections

United Structural Systems is the go-to choice for Middle TN and Kentucky construction companies and engineers. USS’s qualified team of experts can meet any underpinning challenge by designing and installing an underpinning system tailored to your specific situation.

Expert Underpinning & Foundation Repair in Nashville 

What is underpinning?

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United Structural Systems, Inc. specializes in Underpinning Commercial and Multi-Story Buildings in Nashville and Middle TN.

In some ways, commercial foundation repair is similar to residential foundation repair because many of the same techniques, such as underpinning, can be used.

Underpinning is the process of extending the load bearing portions of the foundation to a deeper elevation, usually bedrock. This is accomplished by excavating to expose the foundation, attach the pier bracket to the foundation and using the reciprocal load of the structure. Piles are hydraulically driven to end bear on bedrock. After all piles have been installed, the structure can be lifted back to its original elevation or stabilized in place.

Underpinning can be used as a foundation repair method in a variety of situations, such as:

  • To lift and stabilize a settled structure.
  • Increase the capacity of an existing foundation or remove the surcharge load of a structure from nearby excavations.
  • USS can design and install an underpinning system tailored to your specific situation.

If you have commercial, municipal, or any other type of structure, call or contact United Structural Systems to schedule an appointment with a qualified foundation repair expert to assess your needs.

Recent Projects

USS has underpinned apartments, churches, commercial properties, municipal or government buildings, plants, hospitals and more. Below are just a few examples of commercial underpinning projects we have completed:

  • Brighton Valley Apartments
  • Celebration Lutheran Church
  • City of Franklin
  • Cooks United Methodist Church
  • Community Options, Inc.
  • David Lipscomb University
  • Hickory Glade Condos
  • Montgomery County Municipal Buildings
  • Nissan
  • Northcrest Medical Center
  • Pinnacle Heights Apartments
  • Lakes of Bellevue Apartments
  • LaVergne First United Methodist Church
  • Steeplechase Homeowners Assoc.
  • Goodpasture Christian School
  • Rutherford Co. Board of Education
  • Self Storage
  • Tennessee Technology Center
  • USAA Insurance Co.
  • United Parcel Service (UPS)
  • U.S. Postal Service – Brentwood
  • U.S. Postal Service – Antioch
  • Woodbine United Methodist Church
  • YMCA

Hear from happy customers

  • “I am thankful for Ben and USS for the efficiency, professionalism, and skills that they provide to their customers. You forever have a client with me!” Reena P.
  • “Robert Elam with USS is a wealth of knowledge and an incredible asset to all professionals that need this level of expertise in their corner.” Monte Mohr/Owner/Realty ONE Group Music City

We're the right choice.

  • Lifetime Guarantee
    At no additional charge, we offer transferable lifetime warranties on our foundation repair and waterproofing services.
  • An Experienced Team

    We’ve worked with over 29,000 customers in Tennessee and Kentucky. Many of our team members have been with us for 5, 10, 15 years or longer.

  • Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews
    Our customer reviews speak for themselves. Click here to check them out.

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  • 30+ Years and Counting
    We’ve been serving residential and commercial customers since 1994.
  • Payment & Financing Options

     We offer financing plans, accept major credit cards and personal checks.

  • We Won't Sell You An Unnecessary Repair
    If your foundation doesn’t need a repair, we’ll let you know.

Contact us today for your free estimate!

afterhours & weekends: we will reach out to schedule your appointment asap during our regular hours (M-T: 8am - 5pm, F: 8AM - 4PM)
For Huntsville, AL requests, please visit our sister company at oxfoundations.com.
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