As the weather turns colder, work slows for many landscaping and construction companies – but not for Reynolds Contracting! We offer earthwork, foundation repair, pond repair and renovation, golf course repair and renovation, and hardscaping in the Central Virginia area. Many of these services can be completed year-round, particularly cold weather foundation repair projects. On this featured job, we installed new support columns in a crawlspace.
Crawlspace projects are not usually weather-dependent, but can have their own challenges and obstacles to overcome. Depending on the clearance in the crawlspace, it might be necessary to cut the floor open from above to facilitate the job. If we do have to work from inside, we always try to work unobtrusively, with as little interruption or disturbance to your daily life as possible. Home improvement projects can get messy, but our professional, conscientious crews will do everything in our power to respect your privacy and your property while we work. As we explored the crawlspace on this project, we decided the work could all be done from within the crawlspace.
While the homeowners were in the process of purchasing this property, a home inspector had discovered the crawlspace support columns were failing. Someone had tried previously to replace the deteriorating columns with wooden supports, which were only a temporary solution at best. Unfortunately, these were improperly installed; over time, these make-shift supports were also beginning to fail. The home inspector recommended new supports that could better handle the load, which should be installed by a qualified foundation contractor.
Reynolds Contracting has decades of experience in the foundation repair business. We are the AB Chance certified dealer in the Central Virginia area, specializing in helical piles, underpinnings, and other Chance foundation products. Our expertise provided the ability to successfully complete this job with an innovative solution. We decided to replace the midspan support in the front section of the house. We also installed three StrongPostTM columns with three poly bases. StrongPostTM is a heavy-duty column support, designed to fit any crawlspace providing 25 tons of ultimate capacity. Made of the same strong galvanized steel of our helical shafts, StrongPostTM provides permanent stability for your crawlspace. This product is corrosion resistant, termite-proof, and adjustable for any crawlspace height.
With the new StrongPostTM columns and replacement support within the crawlspace, the home’s foundational structure is much more secure. This solution should last for many years to come, not only giving the home physical stability, but also providing the homeowner with peace of mind. For professional, expert foundation solutions, call Reynolds Contracting. Contact 434-293-6724 for an estimate on your cold weather foundation repair projects today.