Foundation Repair in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

The soil in Hoffman Estates, IL is made up of expansive soils. This means that it expands when it is wet and shrinks when it is dry. This constant shifting of the soils beneath your Hoffman Estates, IL home, causes the foundation of your home to shift and move also. Over time, this shifting and moving will cause foundation failure. When you look around your home, look for some of these signs.

These include:

If you notice any of these signs of foundation failure, the experts at United Structural Systems of Illinois has the solutions for your foundation repair in Hoffman Estates, I and the entire Chicago area.. We use underpinning products such as helical piers and steel push piers that are driven deep into the soil until they reach load bearing stratums. After they are installed, the entire structure is hydraulically lifted onto these piers and lifts and stabilizes the foundation.

Another solutions that United Structural Systems of Illinois uses is helical tiebacks for bowing walls or retaining walls. These helical tiebacks are installed from inside the basement wall through a small hole, then with exterior excavation, the wall is immediately pulled back to its original level.

If you are building a new home or business in Hoffman Estates, IL, we offer new construction underpinning solutions. These include helical piles and micropiles. In the Hoffman Estates area, it is not always possible to find good supporting soils when constructing your new home or business. Installing new construction piers before the structure is built, will assure you that your home or business is build with a stable foundation and your won't have to worry about foundation failure in the future.

We also offer mudjacking for your sinking slabs in Hoffman Estates. This method is much more cost effective than replacing your concrete. Mudjacking is the process of injecting a pressurized clay/cement slurry under the affected slab. This solutions will fill the voids beneath your slab and lift it back to its original level. This method only takes a matter of hours and the slab is ready for immediately use afterward.

Don't hesitate to contact the professionals at United Structural Systems of Illinois for your foundation repair needs. The sooner we can repair your foundation, the better.

Basement Waterproofing in Hoffman Estates, Illinois

A wet basement can cause you to lose living space and create the perfect environment for the growth of mold and mildew. United Structural Systems of Illinois offers several solutions for basement waterproofing in Hoffman Estates, IL

These solutions include:

  • Interior drainage
  • Exterior drainage
  • Sump pump installation
  • Sump pump repair

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Ground water will find its way into your basement through any opening it finds. By letting the experts at United Structural Systems of Illinois install a basement waterproofing system, the water won't have a chance to enter and will be funneled away from your foundation.

We also offer crawlspace repair for a wet crawlspace. We will encapsulate your crawlspace with a vapor barrier. This vapor barrier will prevent moisture from entering your crawlspace, thus preventing wood rot, mold and mildew, and rodents and insects from entering.

For any of your waterproofing needs in Hoffman Estates, IL, United Structural Systems has the solutions for you. Don't hesitate to contact us. We will answer any question you have and will do a free inspection of your home. Contact us today!