It seems pretty simple. Wait for the company to show up, let them do their job, and watch them leave. This is what some people do, but if you want to get the most out of your foundation repair project with few problems, then there are some steps that you should take before. There are also a few items that you should plan on thinking about for after the work is complete. In this article, we’ll discuss a few ways to get ready for foundation repair.
If you’ve noticed that you think that you might have foundation issues around your home, always get an inspection before making any decisions. Whether it’s sloping floors, wall cracks, or something else, it may not be a foundation repair issue. On the other hand, it could be a serious problem that needs taken care of right away. Never rely on DIY solutions or the local handyman to fix issues with your foundation. Call a professional company like Foundation Systems of WV who can give you a free estimate, answer any questions, and give you an idea of the damage.
If you have been informed that the repair work will take place inside or outside, make sure to take care to clean up those areas of furniture, children’s toys, or any debris. This makes it easier for the contractors to do their jobs quickly and efficiently. If the work is being performed inside in the basement, take any furniture or decorations out of the room for the duration of the foundation work. This not only makes the contractors job easier, but it saves your furniture, decorations, and electronics from the dust and debris that may be present on the job site. If your contractor informs you that it’s okay to keep furniture in the room, cover it with a sheet, tarp, or plastic to keep dust off. If the work will take place outside, make sure to remove furniture, toys, or debris as well.
Once the foundation repair work is complete, you may need to paint over carbon fiber strips or any work done to the walls. You may also need to revise any landscaping outside. This can be a great opportunity to create new landscaping plans. While we will make sure that the yard or your basement is neat and tidy, cleaned up, and ready to go for you, it can still be nice to paint over work done or to redo landscaping.
Call Foundation Systems of WV for a free estimate! We are happy to work with you to figure out the issue, give you an estimate of the cost, and answer any questions that you may have. We’re also ready to get you scheduled and get the work done as soon as possible. Contact us today for more information!