Bowing Walls in Block Foundation Walls
Typically in block foundations, you'll see the walls beginning to bow in the middle whereas, in poured foundation walls, they are more likely to lean in at the top of the wall.
Fix Foundation Problems in Indiana & Kentucky
At first, a foundation problem may seem like an extreme problem. However, if you identify the damage before it becomes too advanced, most foundation issues have simple, permanent solutions.
The PowerBrace™ System
Zinc-plated steel beams are custom fit to the basement wall height and secured tightly against it. This is done with brackets that are anchored to the basement floor and floor joists.
Permanetly Stabilize Foundation Wall
PowerBrace's patented design allows the system to be tightened over time, stopping wall failure without any digging on the property.
Installed Year Round
PowerBrace's can be installed year-round and comes with a 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects.
Causes of Bowing Foundation Walls
If there's constant pressure on your foundation walls from the outside, but the only thing holding up your foundation wall is the wall itself, bowing can occur. Hydrostatic pressure, expansive clay soil, and frost can all exert enough pressure to cause walls to lean or even collapse.
A Full View of The PowerBrace™ System
The PowerBrace System is a great option when access to the yard outside of the home is not possible and bowing, buckling wall problems need to be solved.