All posts by: Ultimate Contracting

  • High Water Plain Foundation Solutions

High Water Table Foundation Solutions

The water table in Michigan is very high this year and it’s going to continue to rise. A high water table is notorious for causing foundation issues in homes and structures.  If you’re experiencing foundation issues, House Raising might be the solution...
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Pier and Beam Foundation Repair

Prior to the 1960s, pier and beam foundations were the most popular type of foundation systems for homes. Also known as post and beam, these foundation types elevate homes to prevent exposure to flooding and moisture.  With a Pier and...
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  • What is House Raising?

What is House Raising?

House raising involves the process of separating a house from its foundation and temporarily raising it with methods such as hydraulic screw jacks. Depending on the structure itself and the purpose of raising the house, it could be raised as...
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  • Causes of Foundation Failure in Michigan Homes

Causes of Foundation Failure

Foundation failure can happen to anyone – even the best of homes can experience foundation issues.  Michigan homes are no exception to the rule.  Here are some of the common causes of foundation failure. Evaporation Due to hot and dry conditions,...
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