Commercial Helical Piles

Commercial Helical Piles

Helical piers are used in new construction when challenging soils prevent a foundation from being built in a traditional manner. They also are used to stabilize a house’s foundation that has settled or failed.

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Foundation Basics

Foundation Basics

Have you noticed cracks in your brick or cracks in your walls? The foundation of your home sits directly on the ground. Because of this direct contact, the soil underneath your home can directly impact the integrity of the very structure you are living in. Over time shifting soils can cause significant damage to your largest investment. Don’t panic. There is a solution. Call Ram Jack for a free on-site evaluation.

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Perimeter Drains

Perimeter Drains

Basic exterior drainage plays a large part in protecting your home from water intrusion but many times drainage is not enough.

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Residential Helical Piles

Residential Helical Piles

Helical piers are used in new construction when challenging soils prevent a foundation from being built in a traditional manner. They also are used to stabilize a house’s foundation that has settled or failed.

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Common Signs of Distress

Common Signs of Distress

Problems caused by expansive soils are can usually be traced back to one thing: water. Excessive water in the soil causes it to swell, whereas too little water saturation will cause the soil to shrink. When all the soil under a foundation swells or shrinks in uniform, problems are not likely to occur.

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Commercial Push Piers

Commercial Push Piers

Push Piers are used to underpin the foundation of an existing structure. Each pile is pushed into the soil with hydraulic cylinders by using the weight of the structure as a reaction force.

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Crawlspace Solutions

Crawlspace Solutions

If you have a damp, moldy crawlspace or you have issues with standing water and poor drainage, the air quality in your home can be severely compromised.

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Residential Push Piers

Residential Push Piers

Push Piers are used to underpin the foundation of an existing structure. Each pile is pushed into the soil with hydraulic cylinders by using the weight of the structure as a reaction force.

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Commercial Micropiles

Commercial Micropiles

When conventional methods will not work, such as in low headroom areas or places with restricted access, micropiles can serve as successful substitutes. They are used in both new construction and refurbishing of existing foundations.

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Pre-Construction Piers

Pre-Construction Piers

It is important to protect new construction and prevent future settlement before it begins. Piers installed during the pre-construction phase of a new home, commercial building, or building addition lessen the impact of substandard soil.

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Gutters

Gutters

A properly installed gutter system can divert problem causing water away from your home.

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Residential Micropiles

Residential Micropiles

Micropiles are used in many commercial applications but can also be an affordable solution for many residential repairs.

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Concrete Slab Leveling

Concrete Slab Leveling

Mud jacking, commonly referred to as concrete leveling or slab-jacking, is used to deal with the effects of settlement in concrete slabs. Mud jacking is commonly used for driveways, porches, and sidewalks.

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Underpinning

Underpinning

When your home, or portions of your home rest on soils that are subject to settling, migration or swell, the only fully permanent and warrantied solution is structural underpinning.

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Auger Cast Piles

Auger Cast Piles

Auger Cast piles are installed by rotating a continuously flighted hollow shaft auger to soil depths of up to 100’.

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Site Drainage

Site Drainage

Repairs can vary from simply regrading the existing soils up to a complete redesign of the site to include changes in landscape materials and in ground drains.

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Pile Load Testing

Pile Load Testing

As part of our Quality Control program, we perform pile load testing on a majority of jobs, especially when installing micro piles. Straight Line Construction provides three primary types of testing.

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Tie Backs

Tie Backs

On steeply sloping sites, pressure on retaining walls can cause major damage. Where retaining walls or foundations have been overburdened to the point of failure, we offer many repair options.

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New Home Construction Foundations

New Home Construction Foundations

Ram Jack provides pre-construction helical pile installation. Investing in a deep foundation system for your home will help prevent settlement and heaving issues, preserving the value of your home for generations to come.

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Pier and Beam

Pier and Beam

As older homes settle, shift and breath throughout their life, the individual foundation supports can move at slightly different rates.

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Carbon Fiber Repair

Carbon Fiber Repair

Bowing or cracking basement and retaining walls, un-reinforced historical structures, and overloaded columns all can be reinforced and repaired using a system of carbon fiber/Kevlar® straps manufactured by Fortress Stabilization.

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Soil Nail and Shotcrete

Soil Nail and Shotcrete

When permanent shoring is required to maintain soils and slope, Soil Nail and Shotcrete is an excellent choice with many advantages to counter sliding, bearing failures and stabilize sloughing soils.

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Stem Wall Repair

Stem Wall Repair

The Stem Wall is the structure around your home that helps join the base of your building with all of the vertical walls built on the base.

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Soldier Pile and Lagging

Soldier Pile and Lagging

Soldier Pile and lagging is an earth retention technique that retains soil, using vertical steel piles with horizontal lagging.

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Commercial Compaction Grouting

Commercial Compaction Grouting

If a site has loose, grainy soil or there is a known void under a building, compaction grouting is a useful technique to lift any building that has settled due to problem soils.

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Residential Compaction Grouting

Residential Compaction Grouting

Rapid settlement can occur if voids and sinkholes begin to develop underneath the home. Our residential compaction grouting service can add density to unstable and soils and restore stability for your home.

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Mud Jacking

Mud Jacking

Mud jacking, commonly referred to as concrete leveling or slab-jacking, is used to deal with the effects of settlement in concrete slabs used for driveways, porches, and sidewalks. It can be combined with compaction grouting.

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Polyurethane Injection

Polyurethane Injection

Polyurethane foam injection is an alternative to mud jacking if an ultra clean method is required, there is heavy continuous foot traffic, or the material being drilled is decorative with a need for minimal disruption.

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Shoring

Shoring

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QC/QA

QC/QA

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