Find a foundation repair contractor in Akron, OH

Find foundation repair companies in Akron, OH

Find foundation repair companies in Akron, OH

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Find foundation repair companies in Akron, OH

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Top 10 foundation repair specialists in Akron, OH

Homeowners agree: these Akron foundation repair companies are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Ace Custom Concrete

Ace Custom Concrete

New on HomeGuide
18+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Ace Custom Concrete is a full service commercial/residential concrete and masonry contractor specializing in decorative concrete,concrete restoration, epoxy flooring and countertops, building foundations, retaining walls and much more.
All Concrete/Masonary/Foundations

All Concrete/Masonary/Foundations

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Eric T. says, "They poured my concrete patio last summer. Matt was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. He was willing to work with me and my budget I had for the patio. I was impressed with his drawing that he created to show what the final project would look. They came out and set up the job up fast while still being mindful of our yard and plants. The weather delayed them a bit but he was very quick to let us know his plans to complete the project. I have no complaints with this company. Everyone was very professional and friendly. Their work is excellent. Would recommend this company to anyone needing concrete work done!" Read more
Andrews Landscaping And Excvation Concrete

Andrews Landscaping And Excvation Concrete

New on HomeGuide
5 hires on HomeGuide
10+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
I take pride in my work. I have worked multiple companies learning different ways. To do a project. I offer many services. I love meeting new people. I like to challenge myself and learn new skills. I love tonleave a job with a happy coustmer that refers me to other people.
Temple Real Estate Development

Temple Real Estate Development

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
14+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Professional builders - kitchens-bathrooms - additions - electrical - plumbing - drywall - compete remodels - roofing - concrete and HVAC upgrades and installs
Daves Construction Design LLC

Daves Construction Design LLC

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
14 hires on HomeGuide
11+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Tammy A. says, "Dave and his crew were very professional, friendly, on time and they go all out far & beyond to get the job done & to please the client. Excellent.....wished everyone was that way. " Read more
Akron Brick & Block LLC

Akron Brick & Block LLC

5.0(1)
23+ years in business
Serves Akron, OH
Melissa T. says, "There's professionals and came in and did there jobs. No stop I need money to buy materials or cover payroll." Read more

Your Foundation Repair questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does foundation repair cost?

Foundation repairs cost $250 to $800 for minor repairs of cracks in the foundation. More major repairs such as foundation leaks, a settling or sinking foundation, and bowed foundation walls can cost $4,500 to $20,000 for repairs. Raising a home and replacing the entire foundation costs $20,000 to $100,000, depending on the size of the home.

The cost of foundation repairs depends on the severity of the damage, the size and age of the home, the type of foundation you have, and the repair method used. The larger or older the home, the more frequent and costly foundation repairs you may require.

What are the most common causes of foundation cracks?

Foundation cracks are fairly common and are easy and inexpensive to fix when caught early before further damage can occur. Cracks are most commonly caused by:

  • Poor soil conditions
  • Water or moisture damage
  • Plumbing leaks
  • Tree root invasion
  • Earthquakes or other natural disasters
  • Poor foundation construction

Does home insurance cover foundation repair?

In most cases, foundation repair is considered part of regular home maintenance and is not covered by homeowners insurance policies. In some situations, the repair might be covered, such as when the foundation is damaged during an event that is covered by insurance such as a burst pipe or home fire.

Should I buy a house with foundation repair?

Whether or not to buy a house with foundation repair is up to you, but with a good inspection, you can feel more comfortable about your decision. Have the foundation inspected by a qualified professional to determine the severity of the damage and the estimated cost for repairs. Then, negotiate the purchase price based on those findings.

If the home seller discloses previous foundation repairs, an inspection can reveal the likelihood of future problems. Some foundation repairs are surface repairs that don't deal with the underlying cause of the foundation damage. These types of repairs are temporary fixes that will eventually become problematic and costly.

Can you live in a house during foundation repair?

In most cases, you can live in a house during foundation repair. However, foundation repairs can take several weeks or even months to finish and can be extremely disruptive and noisy. Also, if the damage is severe, the house may be deemed unsafe to live in requiring you to move out until the repairs are completed.

What questions should I ask my foundation repair contractor?

A damaged foundation requires immediate attention. Delaying your repairs leads to more damage and expenses later on. When choosing a professional foundation repair contractor, ask these important questions:

  • Is your company licensed, bonded, and insured for foundation repairs?
  • How long have you been repairing home foundations?
  • What experience do you have with repairing this type of foundation?
  • What repair method will you use to fix my cracked, sinking, or leaking foundation?
  • Does your estimate include materials, labor, and cleanup after the repair?
  • How long will the foundation repair take?
  • Will I be able to stay in my home during the repair?
  • Do you have past customers I can contact for a reference?
  • Do you provide a written estimate, contract, and timeline for the repairs?
  • What happens if the foundation damage is worse than you originally estimated?

How do I choose a foundation repair contractor?

When choosing a foundation repair contractor, first start by looking at HomeGuide's list of qualified and experienced contractors. Then, follow these suggestions:

  • Get at least 3 bids to compare repair methods and costs.
  • Confirm their experience fixing your type of foundation.
  • Pick from companies that are licensed, bonded, and insured, with 5 years of foundation repair experience.
  • Select foundation repair contractors with good reviews on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Get references from past clients to ask their opinion on the work quality.
  • Confirm the estimate includes labor, materials, and cleanup after the repairs.
  • Obtain a contract in writing that includes the costs, timeline, and warranty information.
  • Always work out a payment plan with the final payment due upon completion.

Reviews for Akron foundation repair specialists

Recent success stories from people in the Akron area.
Jared O.
Dave was flexible and worked around our schedules phenomenally. Price was fair, and service was very quick. Would recommend to anyone.
Daves Construction Design LLC
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