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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.

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 […]

How KC Pier Saves Failing Foundations with DynaPier

So today we’re going to go over the piering system that KC Pier uses, called the DynaPier System. It is a concentrically loaded pier, which means that we don’t have to break the footing of the foundation. We go directly under the foundation wall, under the footing. So as we’re pushing, we use the weight […]

Overland Park Full Basement Foundation Repair

Day 1 – Unique Basement Foundation Repair in Overland Park Today we’re an Overland Park doing a unique residential basement foundation repair in Overland Park, KS. The previous homeowners decided not to fix the structure correctly. So what they did is they came in, lifted the main house off of the foundation and added concrete […]

Foundation Piering: How it Works

Hello, my name is Brian Dufour. I am the Director of Operations here at KC Pier. We are in Independence and the weather’s panned out for us at the moment. What we’re doing here at this home is we’re installing five DynaPiers on the corner of this home to prevent it from settling any further. […]