Foundation Repair You Can Trust
Chicago, Illinois

United Structural Systems of Illinois is a foundation repair company serving home and business owners throughout Illinois and the Chicago area. With more than 25 years of providing quality solutions for commercial and residential foundations, our contractors have the knowledge and expertise to repair a wide variety of foundation repair and house leveling services on all types of foundations. Whether you’re in need of helical piers to repair foundation settlement or helical tiebacks to repair bowing basement walls, we’re the team to call.

Our Foundation Repair Services & Solutions

In Chicago, it is common for poor soil conditions, poor drainage, and water damage to cause foundation issues for home and business owners. Any combination of these three problems can cause your foundation to shift, bow, and crack, diminishing your property’s structural integrity and safety. At United Structural Systems of Illinois, we provide a variety of permanent solutions for foundation repair and house leveling solutions to stabilize your home or business and return its foundation back to its correct position.

  • Helical Piers – Used in piering projects where you need to resist tension, compressive force, or both.
  • Steel Push Piers – An end-bearing pier, it is the commonly used pier in foundation repair today.
  • Soil Nails – Used commonly in retaining walls and slope stabilization.
  • Helical Tiebacks – Used for retaining wall or basement wall reinforcement.
  • Mudjacking – Using cement grout to fill and stabilize voids.
  • Wall Bracing – Methods such as carbon fiber strips are used to shore bowing/leaning walls.
  • Micropiles – Piering that can be used many ways, installed quickly, in most ground types.
  • Waterproofing – Sump pumps, drainage systems, vapor barriers are used to keep crawlspaces and basements dry, helping protect foundations.
  • Crack injections – This process involves injecting a solution into your basement cracks, ensuring your concrete foundation is strong and stable so future cracks will not pop up.
  • House leveling – Using appropriate foundation repair methods, house leveling is the process of returning a foundation that has settled as close to its original position as possible.

Signs of Foundation Problems

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Foundation Cracks Need Foundation Repair In Chicago Il

Whether you are a homeowner or a business owner, we can help you understand the signs and symptoms of foundation failure and explain what is necessary for your foundation to be repaired.

You might be experiencing foundation settlement or a sinking foundation, and if you catch it early, foundation piers and underpinning solutions can be used to help your situation. Catching foundation damage early can actually save your foundation and prevent unnecessary costs during repairs.


Walking around the outside of the property, look for the following signs of foundation failure:

From the interior, you can watch for the following signs of foundation failure:

Don't ignore any of these signs of foundation failure. At the first sign, contact United Structural Systems of Illinois to schedule a complimentary foundation inspection. During your inspection, we’ll assess any signs of structural damage and help you determine which foundation repair solution is right for your property and your budget.

Foundation Repair in Chicagoland & Cook County

We lead the Chicagoland and Suburbs area in our expertise with helical anchors, steel piers, earth tiebacks, micropiles, soil nails and basement wall bracing. Our work with the professional engineering community and our craftsmanship have been recognized with numerous awards and citations for excellence. Your home deserves the best specialty foundation contractor in the area, not a contractor that just offers foundation repair as a side line. For the best structural foundation repair in Cook County, call USS.

Quality Foundation Repair Company

Our unique blend of family pride, technological innovation, field experience and engineering excellence consistently enables United Structural Systems to provide homeowners with economical solutions and quality work.

We assist residential and commercial property owners with all of their foundation problems and the solutions for these problems. Whether you are faced with a sinking foundation, bowed wall or other structural foundation repair issue, USS of Illinois can help.


A Foundation Repair Company You Can Count On

USS of Illinois provides you with a wide range of options necessary to repair residential and commercial structures from the various problems caused by clay soils prevalent throughout the area. From the first phone call, until the final inspection on a completed job, our professionals are pledged to providing the most outstanding service available in the industry today. Let USS of Illinois be the foundation repair company that you rely on. Our contractors would love to help you find structural repair solutions for your foundations. For more information about United Structural Systems of Illinois, contact us.

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