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Garage foundation problems may seem overwhelming, but they are actually quite common. You must pay attention to any signs of foundation failure: cracks in the concrete floors, sloped floors, sticking doors, and gaps and spaces between the walls and the floor. The most common cause of foundation issues in the garage is a settling or sinking foundation. If you notice any changes in the structure of your garage, it is time to contact Anglin’s Foundation & Masonry Repairs for a thorough inspection.

The most common causes of settling or sinking foundations are due to changes in the moisture content of the soil on which a home sits. The most common origins of foundation movement are:

  • Erosion
  • Soil shrinkage
  • Hydrostatic pressure
  • Poor soil compaction
  • Soil consolidation
  • Maturing vegetation

Here in Georgia, our infamous red clay is often the source of many foundation problems. As a building base, clay soil is more problematic than soils with higher organic composition. In reaction to the amount of water in the soil, clay expands and contracts significantly more than looser soils with high organic composition. Additionally, clay soils are poor aquifers, which means that water does not readily absorb into the soil. Because of these factors, soil components, soil movements, and foundation design problems can combine to cause unacceptable foundation problems such as compromised garage openings.

The installation of steel push piers is driven deep into the ground until they reach stable soil. Steel push piers take on the weight of the structure, and the piers lift the foundation back to its original position. Helical piers can also be used as a type of underpinning method that are threaded into the soil. Helical piers are used with lightweight structures or when soil conditions are considered to be challenging.

Anglin’s Foundation & Masonry Repairs offers a free estimate for garage foundation repair. Contact us today if you notice issues with your garage’s foundation or structural stability.

Posted on behalf of John Anglin, Anglin’s Foundation & Masonry Repairs

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Our Client Reviews

Anglin's Foundation & Masonry Repairs

4.8 / 5.0

Based on 55 reviews

Tammy S.

From start to finish, everyone at Anglin's was amazing! Gus was responsive, always answered his phone, knowledgeable, professional, honest and fair. He went above and beyond to make a stressful situation less stressful. Scheduling was a breeze and the crew that arrived on the job (on time, I might add) were courteous, respectful and efficient. They allowed me to watch and take pictures, and explained the process step-by-step, as well as what results were to be expected. Iggy was so knowledgeable, professional and amazing. He was able to pin point a problem that 2 other competing companies couldn't explain or relay in layman's terms what needed to be done and why. He was an absolute superstar in easing the mind of the buyers purchasing the house. His 27 years experience was so valuable. Shelly was quick to send paid invoices and warranty information. Everyone did an amazing job and I would recommend them highly.

Penelope Greensmith

I cannot say enough good things about GUS at Anglin’s Foundation and Masonry! GUS, was fast and gave a free estimate on raising, reattaching and fixing my brick stairs. I will be sure to post before and after photos! Thank you GUS for your no nonsense, straight forward approach! Thank you for listening to me! The Greensmith’s

Regina Renee Kalasz

Today was a install of a 2nd beam for our house... first one was easy, 2nd one gave them a run for their money. But they stuck it out and got it done! Awesome work! I'd throw a + behind my 5 stars if I could. Sorry I held your crew up, but they were determined to get it done with no issues. So shout out to your team Chris, Leo and Dan!

Scott Lapin

The team that lifted our chimney was prompt, courteous and efficient. Other then the repair, you simply could not tell they were even there despite the fact they had to remove part of our deck to do the work. I would HIGHLY recommend them.

Melissa Reed

Diagnosis and estimate from a picture, arrived as scheduled, done in just a couple hours and results were absolutely amazing. Price, workmanship, clean up - everything was absolutely 5 star!! Highly recommend these folks!!! I must add, 2 other well known and much advertised companies came out and estimated 6x the work and price, claiming we had more issues than what was actually going on. These guys call it like it is - honesty and integrity are hard to find in construction.

Dana Brennan

This crew is top notch. Worked with the office and mainly with Gus on site who was great. Showed up early, super knowledgeable, tons of experience. We really felt served in the way he recommended only what needed to be done and at a great price. Had another company wanting to add in other extras and unnecessary work. HIGHLY recommend Anglin!!

Aaron Gray

Quick to call back and totally honest. I wasn't sure if I had a foundation issue or a flooring issue but after a few questions, Nathan helped to figure out that it thankfully wasn't a foundation issue. Insteand of trying to sell me a job, Nathan helped me to make a good decision. I hope I never have foundation issues but if I do, this is the company I'm hiring.

Jake Herman

Another masonry contractor referred us to Anglin because we had a concern about the structural integrity of our chimneys. We were told that they were the best people to talk to. I called them and they actually came by to assess my house within two hours. Although I was fully prepared to spend a lot of money to stabilize my chimneys, he did a full assessment and very honestly told me that my chimneys were fine and just needed some caulking where the mortar met the brick. I greatly respect his expertise and honesty and would recommend him without reservation.

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Since 1930

John Anglin

John Anglin "I Fix It For Life
the First Time"

Anglin's Foundation & Masonry Repairs 1027 Oregon Trail Southwest Marietta GA, 30008
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