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Carbon Fiber Wall Repair

Spotting cracks, bowing, and tilting in your basement walls can worry any homeowner. These issues can threaten your home’s structural integrity and value. 

The good news is Foundation Recovery Systems offers a proven solution: SettleStopTM Carbon Fiber System. This affordable approach reinforces walls and restores peace of mind. 

This page will provide you with insight on how our carbon fiber straps can stabilize your home’s foundation. With more than 30 years of expertise, trust us to permanently fix your basement. 

What Is Carbon Fiber Wall Reinforcement? 

The SettleStopTM Carbon Fiber System utilizes the incredible strength of carbon fiber, which is 10 times stronger than steel once installed. These durable straps bond firmly to walls to halt movement and damage. 

They work well for walls shifted inward less than two inches. The thin straps blend in subtly and can be concealed with basement finishing. 

Signs Your Walls Need Carbon Fiber Straps 

Watch for these symptoms that your walls need reinforcing: 

If your walls have substantial damage, our wall repair system or anchors may be better repair options. 

Contact us to determine the right solution. 

Is Carbon Fiber Basement Wall Reinforcement Necessary? 

Yes! Reinforcing at the first signs of damage prevents more serious structural problems down the road and escalating costs.  

Our carbon fiber seamlessly integrates into our complete structural repair approach to keep your home safe for years. 

Benefits of Carbon Fiber Reinforcement 

Structural Support 

Carbon fiber significantly enhances wall strength to prevent further damage. 

Subtle Look 

The thin straps integrate discreetly with minimal visual impact. They can be painted over or covered with drywall. 


Carbon fiber doesn’t corrode, giving it a longer lifespan than some repair methods. Our proprietary carbon fiber outshines generic products in both strength and durability. 

How We Professionally Install Carbon Fiber Basement Wall Reinforcement

Our team generally installs carbon fiber straps using this process: 

  • Evaluate wall condition 
  • Mark strap installation points 
  • Sand and clean the wall for adhesion 
  • Attach bracket to sill plate 
  • Apply high-strength epoxy to wall 
  • Affix carbon fiber strap to epoxy-coated wall 
  • Thread strap through sill plate bracket 
  • Apply another coat of epoxy to strap and wall 
  • Ensure strap is fully bonded and secured 

With over 30 years of foundation expertise, trust FRS for precision installation and lasting protection. 

Why Choose Our Carbon Fiber Straps 

  • Subtle appearance 
  • Superior strength 
  • Prevents future cracking 
  • Combines with other solutions 
  • Exclusive to our company 
  • Annual maintenance service plan 

Contact FRS for Carbon Fiber Straps 

Choosing FRS to install carbon fiber straps in your home is a decision grounded in expertise and exceptional customer service.  

With more than 30 years in the business, FRS has provided solutions that are both durable and cost-effective.  

Beyond their technical repairs, FRS places a strong emphasis on customer service; from consultation to installation, our team ensures a seamless, stress-free experience.  

Contact us for a free inspection and start protecting your foundation today! 


Carbon fiber straps offer several advantages over traditional steel reinforcements. They are significantly lighter, which makes them easier to install, and they are also immune to rust and corrosion. Despite their lightweight nature, carbon fiber straps provide immense tensile strength. They are less invasive to install, which means less time and mess during the installation process. 

Yes, carbon fiber straps are considered a long-term solution for structural reinforcement. Their resistance to corrosion and decay ensures that they maintain their strength over time.  

Yes, the thin dark straps remain visible but can be concealed with paint or drywall. 

FRS service area

Our Locations

Cedar Rapids Location

3349 Southgate Ct SW,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
(319) 220-5034

Central Illinois Location

2064 N Woodford St.
Decatur, IL 62526

Des Moines Location

2401 SE Creekview Dr.
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 373-8491

Kansas City Location

7280 NW 87th Terrace, Suite C-210
Kansas City, MO 64153
(816) 774-1539

Lee's Summit Location

211 SE State Route 150
Lee's Summit, MO 64082
(816) 774-1539

Moberly Location

1872 State Hwy M Moberly
MO 65270
(660) 202-8662

Springfield Location
3020 N. Martin Ave.
Springfield, MO 65803
(417) 612-8286
St. Louis Location

1625 Larkin Williams rd.
Fenton, MO 63026
(314) 207-9995