A solid foundation is the key to the structural integrity of a home. As such, it is important to regularly inspect it for damage. Generally, signs of foundation damage include:
Foundation repair is no simple process. It involves installing reinforcing piers under your house or even replacing the entire foundation. For the whole process to be completed, it may take anywhere from a couple of days to several weeks.
One important step in the foundation repair process is the plumbing test. A special plumbing test is typically required after the piers are installed and the home’s structure is stabilized.
The plumbing test is required to protect you and your home from unnecessary damage. It is understood that one cause of foundation failure is water from plumbing leaks.