Case Studies

$70K Multi-Service Job Restores Value of Home in Lebanon, MO
Challenge The spacious ranch-style home in Lebanon, Missouri appeared to be in top shape to the passers-by. Underneath it told a different story. Excessive ground water and high humidity over time ...
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Crawlspace Encapsulation completed in Independence, MO
Challenge A home in Independence, Missouri was having water issues in their 1950s home. During moderate rains, a fairly significant amount of water would run across the basement floor and the ...
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Dramatic Driveway Lift in Madison, MO
Challenge Driveways, sidewalks, and porches are all common victims of poorly compacted and washed out soil. This results in the slab sinking a couple of inches on average. For a homeowner ...
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IntelliJack help lift crawl space in Nixa, MO
Challenge Homeowners from Nixa, Missouri had noticed cracks in their drywall, the bathroom floor dropping away from door frames and doors with gaps. The single story home had a crawl space ...
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Crawl Space in Jefferson City, MO gets ExtremeBloc and FRS Dehu
Challenge Not every crawl space concern has to result in a full encapsulation installation, especially this one out of Jefferson City, Missouri. And having a crawl space that smells musty isn't ...
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Push Piers installed at First Baptist Church in Clinton, MO to help stabilize structure
Challenge The First Baptist Church has been around in Clinton, Missouri since 1866 but for last couple of years, members have noticed continual movement of the South foundation wall which had ...
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Wall Anchors installed to fix severe wall problem in Kansas City, KS
Challenge A large crack in this homeowner's basement wall was why this customer contacted Foundation Recovery Systems and asked for a free estimate. The crack would continue to grow as the ...
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Foundation Waterproofing completed in Kansas City, MO
Challenge A customer out of Kansas City, Missouri was in the process of finishing his basement when he realized that he needed to replace a window in his basement. After receiving ...
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Polyurethane injection lifts concrete slabs in Greenwood, MO
Challenge Sinking concrete can be caused by interior floor slabs, patios & pool decks, driveways, stoops & porches, sidewalks, and additions. But no matter what causes the concrete to sink, it ...
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IntelliBrace installation help straighten out bowing wall over time in Trenton, MO
Challenge After rebuilding his house and adding a basement, the homeowner had found some bowing walls in the poured walkout basement. I Beams had been previously installed but was not performing ...
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IntelliJacks fix sloping floor in Lake Lotawana, MO
Challenge Remodeling a home is what almost every homeowner does, they want their home to be just the way that they want it. Before this homeowner could even start on remodeling ...
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Crawl Space encapsulation completed for homeowners in Blue Springs, MO
Challenge Concerning homeowners in this household would consist of new hard wood buckling floor because of the high amount of moisture in this home, over 74%, which would cause other damages ...
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PCE out of Columbia, MO gets Helical Pier Installation
Challenge The Professional Contractors & Engineers (PCE) out of Columbia, Missouri needed Helical Piers and Helical Anchors installed at their building. The reason for the Helical Piers is so when the ...
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Wall Anchor project completed at home in Kansas City, KS
Challenge Barbara and her husband had no concerns with their actual house but had a shop that was built in 1976, when the home was built too. The shop has an ...
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IntelliJack installation lifts living room floor settling around 0.5 inches to 5 inches
Challenge Amber D. lives in this 1960’s era ranch home on a poured block foundation with a crawl space in Belton, Missouri on the Northwest side of Missouri. Her living room ...
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Anchors, IntelliBraces and Push Piers all installed in Independence, MO
Challenge This home in Independence, Missouri had experienced lateral and vertical deflection up to a 1/2 inch from the West to the East. And the side wall of the home had ...
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IntelliBraces installed in Ottumwa, IA to help bowing wall
Challenge In Ottumwa, Iowa, this homeowner was concerned with a clay tile wall in their basement that had begun to bow in. After Foundation Recovery Systems performed the inspection, the basement ...
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IntelliJacks seal cracks and help close doors at home in Springfield, MO
Challenge A 1960s ranch home in Springfield, Missouri, that had a crawl space, had just been bought and the new homeowners had noticed a beam that was settling in the living ...
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Floors stabilized for Chariton Valley in Ethel, MO
Challenge Chariton Valley is a telephone company located in Ethel, Missouri. Chariton has over 60 years of experience in providing telecommunications to businesses and residents in Northeast Missouri. Their goal is ...
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Apartment completed with installments of Push Piers and Waterproofing Products
Challenge The El Chaparral apartments located in Riverside, Missouri was experiencing some settlement issues of -0.75" in the Southeast corner of one of their apartment rooms. Cracks were formed on the ...
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Wall is now straightened with help of IntelliBraces and Wall Anchors in Lee's Summit, MO
Challenge Located in Lee's Summit, Missouri, this customer called Foundation Recovery Systems regarding some lateral wall movement within the basement of their home. The two walls were bowing inward and had ...
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FRS completes a bigger job in Waynesville, MO
Challenge This homeowner had a dirt floor crawl space that he wanted to encapsulate and also had sagging floors in his home that needed support. The homeowner wanted to have the ...
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Crawlspace encapsulation completed at Kansas City, MO home
Challenge This customer from Kansas City, Missouri had a damp basement with a high amount of humidity and the customer was also looking to encapsulate the crawl space. The Foundation Recovery ...
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Waterproofing Project completed in Kansas City, MO
Challenge The basement in this home was starting to leak and the customer felt that they needed more French Drain added to their system. About a year ago, this customer had ...
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Helical Piers installed at Toedtmann Funeral Home in Hermann, MO
Challenge Toedtmann Funeral Home is located in Hermann, Missouri and was experiencing some settlement issues. On the corner of the building, the foundation was starting to settle and the owners were ...
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Basement cracks fixed in Kirksville, MO
Challenge This homeowner from Kirksville, Missouri had several cracks in their basement wall, and one crack was allowing water to come through. The customer was concerned about the leaning/bowing of the ...
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Carriage Place Condo in Branson, MO
Challenge Carriage Place is a condo hotel located in Branson, Missouri. It is about a 9 minute walk from the Titanic Museum and a 12 minute walk from the Hollywood Wax ...
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UMKC - Oak Hall
Challenge Oak Hall is a five-story building on the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) campus. Up to three inches of differential settlement was observed between the building’s western exterior walls and ...
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Wainwright Hall Push Piers Project
Challenge Wainwright Hall at the Fort Riley Military Reservation in north central Kansas was constructed in 1889. A 50-foot-long by 10-foot-wide porch in the southeast corner of the south wing was ...
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Heirloom Bakery and Hearth Remodel
Challenge An abandoned gas station built in the 1950s was being remodeled into a bakery. The general contractor found the original building construction did not include a lintel over the station’s ...
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Mid-Continent Public Library
Challenge The 70-foot-long by 40-foot-deep “bump-out” section of the library experienced differential settlement relative to the main structure and along its exterior wall lines. Cracks were observed in the block and ...
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University of Missouri Memorial Union Stabilization
Challenge Memorial Union serves as a community center and student union building for the University of Missouri. The building’s prominent bell tower is considered by many to be the unofficial symbol ...
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City of Sedalia - Third Street Improvements
Challenge Engineering Surveys and Services (ES&S) was contacted by the City of Sedalia to inspect a basement cellar located beneath a downtown city sidewalk. The room measured 42’ long x 6’ ...
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Retaining Wall Repair in Kansas City, MO
Challenge The Swall residence is a ranch-style home with a full basement that was built in 1972. The homeowners purchased the home twenty years ago and the retaining wall next to ...
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Liberty Middle School Push Pier Installation
Challenge The Liberty Middle School is a single-story structure with exterior concrete block walls and brick veneer. A “bump-out” area of the building approximately 100 feet long with 14-foot returns had ...
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