Tyler, Texas is located in Smith county and the area’s soil characteristics result in a significant amount of foundation repair for homes and commercial businesses. The clay soils in this part of Texas will absorb water when wet and swell. This swelling or expansion of the soil creates horizontal movement and vertical movement called “uplift.” The clay soils will also lose significant amounts of water during hot, dry weather. The soil shrinks in volume and can separate or lose contact with the foundation above. The foundation, having lost its support, will settle or collapse until it finds its support. This swelling and shrinking of clay soils creates a great deal of soil movement that can crack concrete slab foundations and result in damage to homes and commercial buildings.
Tyler was named after the United States President, John Tyler, in recognition for his help and support during Texas’ admission to the United States. Tyler has earned the nickname “Rose Capital of the World” because of its large rose industry. The city has 49.4 square miles of total area, of which less than one percent is surface water.
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We use the Bell Bottom Piers method for every foundation repair job. Why? It is simple – Bell Bottom Piers are the proven, time-tested solution. There are other popular foundation repair methods and you can compare foundation repair methods on this page and see the numerous advantages of Bell Bottom Piers. The construction process for Bell Bottom Piers is similar to the process used to build concrete columns for highway overpasses and bridges.
We want you to understand the entire repair process – please review the step-by-step foundation repair process.
Do you have many rose bushes and other shrubs close to your home’s foundation? Read about tree roots and root barricades.
A number of our clients have engineering backgrounds and wish to better understand the method and process of foundation repair. Please click the following link to view Technical and Engineering information about foundation repair.
Testimonial Letters from foundation repair customers – we have hundreds of these testimonials from satisfied customers. Many of them are repeat customers when they buy another home.
Cracked exterior bricks, framing separation, cracked floors, cracked interior sheetrock, and doors and windows that do not open or close properly are all warning signs of foundation damage. If you see some of the warning signs of foundation damage, then please call us today for a FREE Foundation Inspection (free for homes not involved in real estate transactions).
Dawson Foundation Repair will obtain all necessary building and engineering permits to begin a foundation repair job in Tyler. Neither a building permit or an engineering report are required in this city for foundation repair jobs. You may call the city building inspection department at 903-882-3422 for more information.