Foundation Repair

Lux Foundation Solutions is your local foundation repair company in Northern Virginia.

a cracked brick wall shows the need for helical piers to repair an unstable foundation.

4 Reasons to Consider Helical Piers for an Unstable Foundation

Helical piers may be the right fix for your home if you’ve noticed any of the nine telltale signs that you need a foundation inspection. Experts use these powerful structural additions to address instances of foundation settlement and head off any more significant damage to the foundation itself and the supported structure. Helical piers can …

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5 Fantastic Benefits of Carbon Fiber Foundation Repair

Basements are key players in keeping a property’s foundation strong. Any problems down there can quickly become significant issues for the whole structure, creating common issues like musty smells and leaks. Allowing these issues to go too far can start to weaken basement walls. This results in sagging and bowing, which are serious indications that …

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illustration of a house in need of foundation inspection with a crack leading up from the foundation

The 9 Telltale Signs That You Need a Foundation Inspection

A foundation inspection is always an excellent idea, especially if you’ve noticed any telltale signs requiring quality foundation repair services. The common problem is that property owners frequently take one of two positions: Either they think an issue isn’t serious or they’re too intimidated by unknowns such as the inspection process and repair cost. Both …

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A toy home with a major foundation crack and a Band-Aid helping it heal.

Foundation Cracks – How to Stay Calm and Act Fast

Foundation cracks can become a costly problem you should never delay in solving. These cracks are America’s leading structural-claim liability, and they require a team that can provide expert foundation repair. This ensures that both the cosmetic and the core problems are addressed to prevent the problem from becoming worse. The three best practices for …

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A piece of wood is full of holes and rot, which is the sign of a damaged floor joist.

Knowing the Signs (and Repercussions) of Damaged Floor Joists

There is a lot riding on a healthy floor joist – literally. Joists are horizontal wooden beams that provide a layer of support between foundations and floors or between basements, crawlspaces, and floors, depending on your home’s structure. Think of them as the backbone of a floor, designed to keep it strong and firm. This …

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