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Foundation Repair In The City of Thousand Oaks

When residing on the slopes of the Santa Monica Mountains, Thousand Oaks, CA, has plenty of hills for homes and commercial structures to reside on. This makes the area susceptible to foundation issues and hillside instability.

These issues might be difficult for you to deal with as a property owner. Thankfully, there are solutions.

Dalinghaus Construction specializes in foundation leveling, foundation stabilization, deep injection with polyurethane, crawlspace repair, and hillside stabilization for residential and commercial properties. We’ve been a trusted source for foundation repair services since 2015, with over 2000 completed projects in Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. Many of those projects have been in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Our team is incredibly experienced and attentive to having your foundation repair job done right the first time.

How do I know if my Thousand Oaks property has foundation or hillside issues?

Thousand Oaks doesn’t have unique foundation issues. They’re pretty standard when compared to other cities. And don’t worry too much if you find one sign of foundation failure. It might not be foundation related at all. You’ll more than likely find more than one sign, which is still nothing to worry about.

You might notice the floors in your raised foundation home are starting to sag. This might be a sign of the wood failing or your posts and pads aren’t doing the job of holding everything up.

When your Thousand Oaks home or commercial building is on or by a slope, you might see your retaining wall start to fail. You’ll notice when it starts to bow, lean, or crack. Gravity working in conjunction with expansive soils is a powerful thing.

Clay soil is everywhere in Thousand Oaks, CA, which can be problematic for homes or commercial buildings on flats or slopes. They’re susceptible to expanding when they absorb moisture or shrinking when there’s not enough moisture. A building on dry soil will be susceptible to foundation settlement, causing areas of your home to sink and cause foundation issues. It all depends on the temperature, moisture content, and climate.

If you’re dealing with foundation issues or have a lack of hillside stabilization, they need to be taken seriously. Dalinghaus construction takes your needs seriously, providing excellent quality foundation repair solutions in Thousand Oaks, CA, and other cities in Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. We can help with your residential or commercial property.

How will my foundation repair and hillside stabilization process happen in Thousand Oaks, CA?

Wherever you’re at, whether it’s Southern California, Arizona, or Nevada, the process will be the same

First, a day will be scheduled ahead of time for Project Design Specialist to do a foundation inspection of your property. They will make a scaled home diagram and take accurate floor elevation measurements to evaluate the property.

Second, you will be provided a repair plan based on what was found during the inspection. You will receive a full report, a CAD drawing of your property, and a repair plan as recommended by the Project Design Specialist.

Finally, your foundation repair will be scheduled and go underway based on the repair plan and required city permits.

What do you do for foundation repair and hillside stabilization in Thousand Oaks, CA?

Foundation repair comes in all shapes and sizes depending on the foundation repair company you go with. The two that are commonly used by Dalinghaus Construction are galvanized steel push piers and helical pier underpinnings.

Push piers are pretty simple to use. They’re “pushed” into the ground. Well, hydraulically driven into the ground until they reach competent soil or bedrock. So you won’t be able to push these on your own. They’re excellent in making sure your home or commercial building doesn’t move with the soil, stabilizing your foundation. They can also be used to have your home back to maximum practical recovery.

Helical piers do the same things in foundation stabilization and foundation leveling to maximum practical recovery. They’re installed a little differently since they have helices at the base of the pier, having to be screwed in via a helical torque motor until reaching the recommended torque or competent soil.

Helical tiebacks are a saving grace to combat lateral movement. They will be installed under your home or in a retaining wall for stability.

Crawlspace repair is necessary so your raised foundation doesn’t fail. Our teams will go into your crawlspace to replace failing wood or to put in crawlspace jacks to support your foundation.

Finally, polyurethane foam is injected into the soil often for soil strengthening and filling voids under your residential or commercial building so your slab-on-grade foundation is supported. It will also be used for deep injection.

Can foundation cracks be repaired?

Yes. There are many ways to fix foundation cracks, though there are one of two ways this is done.

Epoxy is put in the cracks to hold everything together and alleviate existing cracks from getting worse. It’s an industrialized superglue, essentially.

When you have cracks, you don’t want moisture to get in. Moisture on concrete eventually makes it to the rebar. Carbon fiber stitching is wonderful at not only covering cracks but waterproofing and creating more cracks.


What are the reasons I should get foundation repair and hillside stabilization in Thousand Oaks, CA?


If foundation repair or hillside stabilization isn’t done at an earlier time, they’ll eventually get worse. They’ll get worse cosmetically. You don’t want them to get structural.


Cosmetic issues are uncomfortable to look at. You can temporarily put a bandaid on them, but foundation issues will bring them back. Foundation repair will let you address those solutions permanently.


Regardless of whether your property is on hillsides or flats, you’ll deal with foundation settlement and uneven floors. It’s not noticeable if the foundation settlement isn’t too severe, but more settlement makes this issue much more apparent. Foundation repair by foundation leveling can lift your home to maximum practical recovery.


Foundation issues aren’t always caused by foundation settlement. Maybe the wood is failing or your posts and pads aren’t doing their job for your raised foundation. Foundation repair via crawlspace repair will keep your floors from getting droopy and saggy.
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Foundation or hillside issues make the value of your property go down if you decide to sell. That information needs to be legally disclosed, which will limit potential buyers. Cash buyers can negotiate the price of your property down by 30%. Even if foundation repair isn’t cheap, you’ll still make more money selling your home after the repair.


Foundation issues make windows and doors more difficult to open and close. Shaving doors down won’t resolve that issue permanently. It puts a bandaid on the issue. Foundation repair will prevent these problems from getting worse.


A failing retaining wall starts to lean, bow, and crack. All indicators are that the wall is getting weaker. The soil will continue to move laterally, which inevitably affects your property. Hillside stabilization strengthens your retaining wall to protect your residential or commercial property.


Finally, foundation repair and hillside stabilization give you one less thing to worry about. You can rest assured knowing your property is more okay than it used to be.

Schedule a free foundation inspection today!

Look, you want to make sure your Thousand Oaks, CA, home is okay from foundation and hillside issues. Putting it off will eventually make those issues worse.

Foundation repair and hillside stabilization should be considered if necessary and taken seriously.

If you’re in Thousand Oaks, CA, schedule a free 60-90 minute foundation inspection to make sure your property is maintained and secure for years to come. If your inspection is for real estate purposes, there is a $1000 charge that is credited toward your foundation repair.

We’re ready to help with all of your foundation repair and hillside stabilization needs. Schedule your foundation inspection today!

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