Dawson Foundation Repair
Dawson Foundation Repair
Dawson Foundation Repair

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Foundation Repair Quiz

4 Questions – Can you Select the Right Answers?

Two of the common foundation repair methods used in Texas have great differences in their design and performance, such as the foot that rests in stable soil.

Question 1 – Of the two common foundation repair methods shown above, which one offers a foot or “footprint” (area of support in stable soil) 13 times greater than the other?

A) Bell Bottom Pier
B) Pushed Pile

 

Compare the solid one-piece Bell Bottom Pier with the Pushed Pile method of Foundation Repair.

Question 2 – Of the two common foundation repair methods shown above, which one offers a “load capacity” (the ability to support the weight of the home and foundation) that is 5.8 greater than the other?

A) Bell Bottom Pier
B) Pushed Piles

Question 3 – Of the two common foundation repair methods shown above, which one requires more concrete, more steel rebar, more labor, and more time?

A) Bell Bottom Pier
B) Pushed Piles

Question 4 – Of the two common foundation repair methods shown above, which one offers the certainty of correct installation? That is, which method can be measured and inspected for proper depth, diameter, dimensions, and angle prior to final installation? Hint: The other method is based on hope, that is, the contractor is hoping that the installation is correct (vertical) because there is no method or test to confirm a proper vertical installation.

A) Bell Bottom Pier
B) Pushed Piles

If you answered “A) Bell Bottom Pier” to all of the questions above then you are a winner.  If you did not answer all of the questions correctly you now know the correct answers and that makes you a winner too.  Thanks for taking our short – but very important Foundation Repair Quiz.

Click here to read more about a Comparison of Foundation Repair Methods.