Foundation Repair

Foundation Repair in Greater Duluth-Superior Area

If you'd like to get your foundation problem fixed permanently, you'll first need to know exactly what's needed for your unique problem.

At Northern States Basement Systems, our team of certified in-house foundation repair experts is here to help. We have the training, experience, and warrantied products you need to solve your problem.

If you'd like to meet with one of our experts for a home inspection, consultation, and written foundation repair quote, contact us today! Each of our quotes comes completely free and at no obligation.

Common Foundation Issues:

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Northern States Basement Systems' team of in-house structural and geotechnical engineers have carefully designed, tested, and patented solutions for repairing foundation problems of all types. Each of our products is based on time-honored solutions that meet all local and international standards.

At Northern States Basement Systems, we bring that warrantied, proven quality straight to your door. Contact us today to schedule your free quote!

We Have Simple, Permanent Solutions For Your Foundation Problems!

For our contractors, a typical home foundation repair usually takes less than a week to complete. All of our systems come with a written warranty -- so that you know the problem was fixed right, and so you can have peace of mind for many years to come.

Issues like buckling walls and sagging floors can be devastating to your home's value and make you feel bad about the way your home looks and feels. Our foundation repair systems are designed to do more than just permanently repair your home -- they're also designed to return your structure back to its original position.

Regardless of why you're experiencing a foundation problem in your home, Northern States Basement Systems conducts a thorough inspection of your home, and we'll let you know exactly what steps need to be taken to permanently stabilize your foundation and restore value to your greatest investment.

 

Bowing Foundation Walls

Foundation walls begin to bow and buckle inward when the force against them exceeds their ability to withstand this pressure.

Failing foundation walls will crack and leak, and if you have a finished basement, they can lead to cracks in the finished walls. Bowing walls may eventually collapse and should be addressed right away.

When outside access is not possible, we recommend our PowerBrace™ I-Beam System.

Our solutions will do more than simply stop inward movement -- they can also be used to straighten the walls back to their original position.

Learn more about bowing, buckling walls.

street creep symptoms in a driveway in Deer River

Foundation Settlement

Foundation settlement occurs when the soils underneath a foundation are unable to support the weight of the structure that's resting on them.

A settling foundation will mean a great deal of damage to your home -- including cracked foundation walls, cracked drywall, doors and windows out of square, and tilting chimneys. As foundation damage goes unaddressed, it will become more difficult to repair.

garage walls cracking due to street creep

Sinking Floors Over Crawl Spaces

Floors over crawl spaces begin to sink in three scenarios: When there are too few supports, when the supports begin to sink into the ground, and when the structural wood holding up your floor begins to rot and grow mold.

When crawl space structures experience settlement, the entire home above can begin to show damage. Drywall will crack, doors will stick and floors will become uneven. If the crawl space is damaged by mold, there may also be moldy, musty odors upstairs.

Rugged steel supports like Northern States Basement Systems' SmartJack® Crawl Space Support System can quickly restore your structure. If your structure was sinking due to mold and rot, your crawl space should also be dehumidified and encapsulated to prevent further damage.

Learn more about sagging crawl spaces.

foundation wall cracks due to street creep in Pequot Lakes

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our service area

We serve the following areas

Minnesota
  • Beaver Bay
  • Finland
  • Grand Marais
  • Knife River
  • Lutsen
  • Schroeder
  • Silver Bay
  • Tofte
  • Two Harbors
Wisconsin
  • Barronett
  • Birchwood
  • Brule
  • Cable
  • Comstock
  • Couderay
  • Cumberland
  • Cushing
  • Danbury
  • Drummond
  • Exeland
  • Foxboro
  • Frederic
  • Gordon
  • Grand View
  • Grantsburg
  • Hayward
  • Herbster
  • Hertel
  • Iron River
  • Lake Nebagamon
  • Luck
  • Maple
  • Mason
  • Milltown
  • Minong
  • Poplar
  • Port Wing
  • Radisson
  • Rice Lake
  • Sarona
  • Shell Lake
  • Siren
  • Solon Springs
  • South Range
  • Spooner
  • Springbrook
  • Stone Lake
  • Superior
  • Trego
  • Webster
Our Locations:

Northern States Basement Systems
3011 Branch Street
Duluth, MN 55802
1-218-955-7943