Foundation Repair in IA, IL and MO, including Galesburg, Pekin & Peoria.

Foundation Wall Anchor Support in Burlington, Peoria, Hannibal, and the Surrounding Areas in IA, IL and MO

Kahoka, Missouri Basement Wall with Cracks and Inward Buckling

By the time you first notice bowing or buckling in your foundation walls, it's likely that the problem has been present for a long time. Bowing foundations are often caused by a force called hydrostatic pressure.

Hydrostatic pressure occurs when water presses against your basement walls with more force than the walls can withstand, causing them to move inwards.

Other forces, such as expansive clays and frost, are also common causes for soil expansion that can lead to foundation wall fatigue and damage.

Cracking, bowing, and buckling foundations is a serious problem that should be addressed right away. When you choose to restore your foundation, bear in mind that removing and replacing the foundation is by no means the only foundation repair option available.

In fact, it's usually not the best one! If you'd like a free foundation inspection and repair quote, contact Foundation Supportworks of the Tri States of Iowa, Illinois, or Missouri today! We serve Burlington, Quincy, Kahoka and many areas nearby.

Rebuilding a Foundation Wall

"The condition will not stabilize. It's a question of how much time remains."
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Chief Appraiser, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Horizontal cracks, wall shear, buckling, and bowing of a foundation wall with severe structural damage will only get worse as time progresses. In unusual cases, the only way to repair this problem is to completely remove and rebuild a home foundation.

Foundation Wall Anchors Installed in Burlington, Iowa

The process begins with your yard. Before replacing the foundation, the former foundation must be dug out and removed. All landscaping around the foundation, such as walkways, steps, gardens, foliage, and other landscaping along the foundation will need to be taken up, and the soil will be heaped in mounds around the house.

Temporary supports will keep your house raised while the foundation walls are rebuilt. When the work is finally completed, the landscaping and dirt can be returned, and a year later, the soil will need to be regraded.

Rebuilding a foundation wall is expensive, invasive, time-consuming, and disruptive to your home. Additionally, foundation replacement merely replaces the damaged foundation with another one - which can fail in turn over time. Replacing a foundation wall with a new one should only be done when it's deemed that repair is not a good option.

Foundation Helical Anchors

Helical Tieback Anchors for Foundation or Strucutral Wall

Foundation wall anchors, often installed in the Iowa, Illinois, or Missouri area, are slightly more effective for bowing foundations. These helical wall anchors include a long rod, and a corkscrew-like helical shaft that mounts to the wall plate on the inside of the foundation walls.

When installed, large holes must be drilled in the wall- in the case of block walls, a block or half-block is removed. The helical anchors are installed and anchored into the soil. Once the helical anchor is in place, the hole is refilled with concrete, and a wall plate is installed over the top.

Foundation Anchors

The Supportworks, Inc. Wall Anchor System, provided by Foundation Supportworks of the Tri States, offers a reliable and solid foundation repair system for the state of Iowa, Illinois, or Missouri. Supportworks Wall Anchors include three main components: an interior wall plate, a connecting steel rod, and an exterior earth anchoring system.

Working together, they not only brace and reinforce the foundation wall, they're able to counteract the pressure being pushed against the wall and return the wall to its original, straight position.

Quincy, Illinois Contractor Installing Foundation Wall Anchors

To install a Supportworks foundation anchor, a small area of lawn is removed, and the space underneath is excavated. An anchor is placed inside the hole, and a small hole is created in the foundation wall from the inside. The steel rod -- which has no corkscrew end -- is pushed through the earth to where the anchor is placed outside.

The anchor is fixed on the rod, and the earth is returned and packed tight. The lawn is returned to its original state, and a wall plate is mounted on the steel rod on the inside of the foundation. The wall plate is tightened against the wall, and this tightening is repeated over time.

Periodic retightening of the wall plate against foundation wall has the potential to pull the wall back to its original position.

Additionally, foundation anchors are cost-effective and can usually install in a single day. Year-round installation is possible, and the job can be completed with minimal yard disruption and with no need to replace the foundation. More information about foundation wall anchors.

Your system design specialist will be able to help you choose which foundation wall anchor solution is best for your home.

If your issue is foundation settlement or a damaged crawl space, there are many other options that you should consider.

If you live in Iowa, Illinois, or Missouri and foundation anchors are a solution you're interested in, click here for a free foundation wall repair quote! Otherwise, click here to learn about crawl space repair, or click here to learn about how to level a foundation!

Looking for a price? Get a no cost, no obligation free estimate.

Counties we Serve
Cities in Des Moines County, IA
Burlington
Danville
Mediapolis
Middletown
Sperry
West Burlington
Yarmouth

Cities in Henry County, IA
Hillsboro
Mount Pleasant
Mount Union
New London
Olds
Salem
Wayland
Winfield

Cities in Jefferson County, IA
Batavia
Fairfield
Libertyville
Lockridge
Packwood

Cities in Lee County, IA
Argyle
Denmark
Donnellson
Fort Madison
Houghton
Keokuk
Montrose
Saint Paul
West Point
Wever

Cities in Van Buren County, IA
Birmingham
Bonaparte
Cantril
Douds
Farmington
Keosauqua
Milton
Mount Sterling
Selma
Stockport

Cities in Adams County, IL
Camp Point
Clayton
Coatsburg
Fowler
Golden
La Prairie
Liberty
Lima
Loraine
Mendon
Paloma
Payson
Plainville
Quincy
Ursa

Cities in Brown County, IL
Mount Sterling
Timewell
Versailles

Cities in Dewitt County, IL
Farmer City
Wapella
Waynesville

Cities in Ford County, IL
Cabery
Gibson City
Kempton
Melvin
Paxton
Piper City
Roberts
Sibley

Cities in Fulton County, IL
Astoria
Avon
Bryant
Canton
Cuba
Dunfermline
Ellisville
Fairview
Farmington
Fiatt
Ipava
Lewistown
Liverpool
London Mills
Marietta
Saint David
Smithfield
Table Grove
Vermont

Cities in Hancock County, IL
Augusta
Basco
Bowen
Carthage
Colusa
Dallas City
Elvaston
Ferris
Hamilton
La Harpe
Nauvoo
Niota
Sutter
Warsaw
West Point

Cities in Henderson County, IL
Biggsville
Carman
Gladstone
Lomax
Media
Oquawka
Raritan
Stronghurst

Cities in Iroquois County, IL
Ashkum
Beaverville
Buckley
Chebanse
Cissna Park
Clifton
Crescent City
Danforth
Donovan
Gilman
Loda
Martinton
Milford
Onarga
Sheldon
Thawville
Watseka
Wellington

Cities in Knox County, IL
Abingdon
Altona
Dahinda
East Galesburg
Galesburg
Gilson
Henderson
Knoxville
Maquon
Oneida
Rio
Saint Augustine
Victoria
Wataga
Williamsfield
Yates City

Cities in La Salle County, IL
Dana
Earlville
Grand Ridge
La Salle
Leland
Lostant
Marseilles
Mendota
Oglesby
Ottawa
Peru
Ransom
Rutland
Seneca
Serena
Sheridan
Streator
Tonica
Utica

Cities in Livingston County, IL
Ancona
Blackstone
Chatsworth
Cornell
Cullom
Dwight
Emington
Fairbury
Flanagan
Forrest
Graymont
Long Point
Odell
Pontiac
Saunemin
Strawn

Cities in Logan County, IL
Atlanta
Emden
Hartsburg
New Holland

Cities in Mason County, IL
Bath
Easton
Forest City
Havana
Kilbourne
Manito
Mason City
San Jose
Topeka

Cities in Mcdonough County, IL
Adair
Bardolph
Blandinsville
Bushnell
Colchester
Good Hope
Industry
Macomb
Prairie City
Sciota
Tennessee

Cities in Mclean County, IL
Anchor
Arrowsmith
Bellflower
Bloomington
Carlock
Chenoa
Colfax
Cooksville
Cropsey
Danvers
Downs
Ellsworth
Gridley
Heyworth
Hudson
Le Roy
Lexington
Mc Lean
Normal
Saybrook
Shirley
Stanford
Towanda

Cities in Schuyler County, IL
Browning
Camden
Frederick
Huntsville
Littleton
Plymouth
Rushville

Cities in Tazewell County, IL
Armington
Creve Coeur
Deer Creek
Delavan
East Peoria
Green Valley
Groveland
Hopedale
Mackinaw
Minier
Morton
Pekin
South Pekin
Tremont
Washington

Cities in Warren County, IL
Berwick
Cameron
Gerlaw
Kirkwood
Little York
Monmouth
Roseville
Smithshire

Cities in Woodford County, IL
Benson
Congerville
El Paso
Eureka
Goodfield
Lowpoint
Metamora
Minonk
Roanoke
Secor

Cities in Adair County, MO
Brashear
Gibbs
Greentop
Kirksville
Novinger

Cities in Chariton County, MO
Brunswick
Dalton
Keytesville
Mendon
Rothville
Salisbury
Sumner
Triplett

Cities in Clark County, MO
Alexandria
Kahoka
Luray
Revere
Saint Patrick
Wayland
Wyaconda

Cities in Knox County, MO
Baring
Edina
Hurdland
Knox City
Newark
Novelty
Plevna

Cities in Lewis County, MO
Canton
Durham
Ewing
La Belle
La Grange
Lewistown
Monticello
Williamstown

Cities in Linn County, MO
Brookfield
Browning
Bucklin
Laclede
Linneus
Marceline
Meadville
New Boston
Purdin

Cities in Macon County, MO
Anabel
Atlanta
Bevier
Callao
Elmer
Ethel
Excello
La Plata
Macon
New Cambria

Cities in Marion County, MO
Hannibal
Maywood
Palmyra
Philadelphia
Taylor

Cities in Monroe County, MO
Holliday
Madison
Monroe City
Paris
Santa Fe
Stoutsville

Cities in Putnam County, MO
Livonia
Lucerne
Powersville
Unionville
Worthington

Cities in Ralls County, MO
Center
New London
Perry
Saverton

Cities in Randolph County, MO
Cairo
Clark
Clifton Hill
Higbee
Huntsville
Jacksonville
Moberly
Renick

Cities in Schuyler County, MO
Coatsville
Downing
Glenwood
Lancaster
Queen City

Cities in Scotland County, MO
Arbela
Gorin
Granger
Memphis
Rutledge

Cities in Shelby County, MO
Bethel
Clarence
Emden
Hunnewell
Lentner
Leonard
Shelbina
Shelbyville

Cities in Sullivan County, MO
Green Castle
Green City
Harris
Humphreys
Milan
Newtown
Pollock
Winigan

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Foundation Supportworks of the Tri States
8910 N. Industrial Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
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