If in the course of your daily activities you discover that your doors, windows and cupboards are not opening and closing properly, or you see cracks in the foundation of your house, or in you walls, you may have a foundation problem.
There are certain localities where over time, the soil just does not support a pier foundation repair Austin properly. The soil may be made up of too much sand or clay, or it may not take moisture very well and so the soil will shift and move based on various wet and dry conditions, or even hot and cold conditions.
What you should do in a case like this is to get in touch with a foundation repair contractor and ask for an inspection of your foundation and the soil around it. The remedy is to dig under your foundation and prop it up with jacks until it can be raised to its proper level again.
Once that occurs, it can then be supported with heavy piers of concrete or steel going down to the bedrock, or a poured support flooring of concrete or steel. Once this is put into place, it will, in most cases, give a steady support to your foundation for years to come.