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La Vergne Foundation Repair

Ensuring the Bedrock of Stability

Foundations are the bedrock upon which every building or structure stands, providing the necessary support to keep the entire edifice upright. When the foundation is compromised, it can lead to various issues, ranging from structural instability to costly damages. A solid foundation is the key to ensuring your property's safety, longevity, and value.

At United Structural Systems, we understand the gravity of foundation problems and the impact they can have on your property. We combine our wealth of knowledge and experience to offer customized solutions to address each unique challenge with precision and care. With decades of industry experience, we have proudly served thousands of commercial and residential customers, ensuring improving the stability and safety longevity of their properties. We are committed to delivering superior service, exceptional customer experience, and top-notch foundation repair services in La Vergne.

Schedule a free estimate by calling us at (615) 307-9510 or contacting us online today.

Spotting Foundation Problems

Foundation issues can manifest in myriad ways, some glaringly noticeable, while others, less conspicuous, may go unnoticed unless you know what to look for. Unaddressed foundation problems can lead to escalating damage and potentially expensive repairs, so early detection is paramount.

Let's dive into some common indicators of foundation issues:

  • Cracks in walls: One of the most common signs of foundation problems is the appearance of cracks in exterior or interior walls. A zig-zag pattern or large cracks often signal a severe issue. These cracks usually originate from a shifting or settling foundation. The stress exerted on the structure as it tries to adjust leads to these visual signs of distress.
  • Uneven or bouncing floors: If your floors are uneven or seem to "bounce," it may indicate foundation issues. A settling foundation or rotting structural beams can lead to uneven floors. As the ground beneath the foundation shifts or erodes, parts of the building could sink or sag, leading to an uneven floor.
  • Sticking doors and windows: Doors or windows that begin to stick or are difficult to open and close can be a telltale sign of a foundation problem. This occurs when the frame of the structure is distorted due to the shifting of the foundation, causing an uneven weight distribution.
  • Cabinets or counters separating from walls: Cabinets and counters should remain firmly attached to the wall or level ground. If you notice a gap or sloping, this could signify that your foundation is shifting or settling unevenly, causing the walls and floors to move out of alignment.
  • Warped or cracked siding: Warped or cracked siding, gaps between planks, and spaces between siding and window frames can indicate foundation issues. As the foundation moves, it can cause a ripple effect through the structure, leading to distortion and damage in siding and window frames.
  • Sinking ground: If you notice water pooling around your home or areas of the ground sinking, this could be a sign of a sinking foundation. Water should naturally drain away from your property. When it doesn't, soil can erode, leading to a shifting or sinking foundation.

Identifying these signs of foundation problems is critical to maintaining the integrity and safety of your home. Any delay in addressing these issues can lead to further damage and, ultimately, more costly repairs. Even seemingly minor issues can rapidly escalate into major problems if left unchecked.

We are dedicated to helping homeowners understand and address foundation problems promptly and professionally.

Foundation Repair Solutions

At United Structural Systems, we provide comprehensive foundation repair services in La Vergne tailored to meet the unique needs of each home or business. Our mission is not just to fix the symptoms of your foundation problems but to address the root cause to ensure a long-term solution.

Some ways to address foundation issues include the following:

•              **Underpinning: One of the techniques we use to repair and strengthen foundations is underpinning. This involves excavating the soil beneath your foundation and adding additional support with piers.

Underpinning serves two primary functions: It bolsters the structural integrity of your property, and it corrects any issues of uneven or sinking foundations. This process requires a deep understanding of soil structures and careful execution.


**Piering: Piering is another advanced technique to stabilize and support your foundation. The process involves driving steel piers or helical anchors into the ground beneath your foundation until they reach a stable soil layer or bedrock.

These piers act as supports for your foundation, effectively transferring the weight of your structure from unstable or weak soil to the piers themselves. This method is highly effective in treating foundation settlement issues. It can significantly improve the stability and safety longevity of your home or business.

•              Waterproofing: Waterproofing is a crucial part of any comprehensive foundation repair plan. Moisture can significantly damage foundations by eroding soil, promoting the growth of harmful molds, and even causing direct water damage to your property.

We employ effective waterproofing methods to direct water away from your foundation, thereby preventing the potential harm that moisture can cause.

We firmly believe that the quality of materials used in foundation repair plays a pivotal role in the longevity and durability of the solution. We use high-quality, long-lasting materials in all our services, from underpinning and piering to waterproofing. We source our materials from trusted manufacturers who share our dedication to excellence.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing a foundation repair company is crucial when addressing foundational issues in your property. The right choice brings you peace of mind, knowing your property is secure and stable. and safe.

Our team at United Structural Systems is made up of highly skilled professionals with years of experience in the industry. We understand that every property and its foundation issues are unique. We're dedicated to providing customized solutions to meet your waterproofing underpinning, or piering foundation repair needs.

From the initial consultation to the final cleanup, we ensure that you receive commit to provide attentive, responsive, and friendly service.

Let us show why we're the trusted choice for foundation repair services in La Vergne and beyond.

Contact us at (615) 307-9510 today.

Hear from happy customers

  • “I have rarely dealt with any company that comes close to USS in the quality of work they do, and in the honesty, ethics, character, and integrity of their company, staff, and repairmen.” Sandra
  • “USS is my go-to vendor for everything related to foundation concerns and repairs!” M.E. Myhre - Compass Realty
  • “If you need foundation repairs this company definitely has your best interest at heart and are very straight forward and honest to deal with.” JV
  • “A fantastic result. When completed, this "crawl space" will become a 1500sf suite with 9'6" ceilings. Could not have done this without USS.” Rob B.
  • “Very satisfied customer and I’m able to sleep better during heavy rain not worrying about my crawl space anymore!” Steven F.

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 25,000 customers in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama. Many of our team members have been with us for 5, 10, 15 years or longer.
  • Hundreds of 5-Star Reviews
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  • 25+ Years and Counting
    We’ve been serving residential and commercial customers since 1994.
  • Payment & Financing Options
    We don’t ask for payment until the repairs are completed. 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.

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