When you find yourself in need of a foundation repair service, it can be a very stressful time. Not every foundation repair service is the same, so make sure you do your research before hiring anyone. Keep reading for the top three tips for hiring a foundation repair service.
First, make sure the company offers a lifetime warranty. Be careful here because if they say they have a transferable lifetime warranty, it is a gimmick and does not mean the warranty stays with the house no matter who owns it.
Second, find a structural engineer. Most cities require having a structural engineer either approve or create a repair plan. It is common for evaluators to recommend you call an engineer, especially in complex situations to give you peace of mind they are working on your behalf.
Third, always get a second opinion. You wouldn’t get surgery without a second opinion so why hire a foundation repair service without a second opinion? You don’t want a second opinion from just anyone, make sure it is from a specialist like a structural engineer.
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