What Causes a Foundation Wall to Buckle?

If you are like most Kansas City homeowners, you probably don’t give much thought to the foundation your home sits on. However, no matter if you have a slab house sitting on a basement floor, a rock foundation, block, and mortar foundation, or the more modern concrete foundation, all these forms are susceptible to damage.

If a House Requires Foundation Piers, How Are They Installed?

Do you know when your home requires foundation piers? You may have received an inspection report or be able to tell there is a problem just by looking at the structure; however, regardless of why you think piercing is necessary, it is important not to delay in calling for assistance.

The KC Pier Wall Brace System

So today we’re here in Lenexa, Kansas to discuss the KC Pier wall brace system. So we’re going to walk you through all the steps of how we ended up to this repair right here. Initially, when the homeowner contacted us for a consultation, what they had seen was some diagonal cracking on their walls […]

The KC Pier Experience

Hi, my name is Eric Scheele. I am owner and president of KC Pier, foundation repair experts here in Kansas City. Today, I wanted to talk about the KC Pier experience and for you as a customer, what we consider and talk internally about the KC Pier experience is your experience from the initial call […]

Supporting a Commercial Property in Overland Park with the KC Pier Method!

Today we’re in Overland Park. We’re on a commercial property project. What we’re doing is we’re doing some foundation piering under the crawl space area to recover the foundation that’s dropped. It’s dropped about three-quarters of an inch. As you can see behind us where everybody is excavating the individual holes that we’re going to […]

Shawnee, KS Crack Injection and Wall Braces by KC Pier!

So today we’re in Shawnee, KS. And what we’re going to go over is I-beam braces and crack injection. On this particular house, the back wall had some stress fractures coming off both sides, which is sure signs of the wall coming in. The cracks weren’t that big at all. What we did was we […]