Foundation Repair Cost in Springfield, Illinois ()

Foundation repair cost in Springfield, Illinois ranges from $2,500 to $25,600 depending on the severity of the problem. It is difficult to provide an estimated cost (which is why this estimate is so broad) without evaluating the specific circumstances of the project. Some foundation cracks may be the result of past settlement and may only need to be sealed. Other foundation issues may require significant underpinning, which is an expensive proposition. To get a more accurate cost for your foundation repair project, request a quote. Please note that if you use our matching service, we may be compensated.

Foundation Repair Cost
By HomeBlue Team
June 30, 2023 09:52 AM

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How Much Does Foundation Repair Cost in Springfield, IL?

Foundation repair cost in Springfield, Illinois ranges from $2,500 to $25,600 depending on the severity of the problem. We understand that this is a broad estimate of cost. However, when it comes to foundation repair, every project is significantly different. Whereas some projects require simple patches, others may require new foundation footings or piles. This can be an expensive proposition. Consult with a contractor to discuss your particular situation.

This guide is intended to provide you an approximate foundation repair cost in Springfield, IL. To get a quote for your specific project, request a free estimate. Our research, although general in nature, does include feedback provided by foundation repair contractors and research conducted by the HomeBlue staff.

Foundation crack repair cost based on the repairs required:

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Factors that Influence Foundation Crack Repair Cost in Springfield

When foundation companies come to provide you an estimate, they will take into account several factors that can increase or decrease the cost of your project. Pricing for your foundation repair project will vary based on the severity of the damage to your foundation. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you get quotes from foundation repair companies:

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Foundation Repair FAQs

Here are a few frequently asked questions related to foundation repairs:

You can find foundation repair contractors in Springfield by 1) asking a neighbor for a referral, especially if they recently hired a contractor to repair their foundation, 2) searching for “foundation repair contractors” in your favorite search engine, 3) using a traditional paper directory resource (yellow pages), 4) looking for ads on your local TV station, 5) using an online matching service (a convenient way to find a local pro).

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Here is a list of items that suggest you may have a foundation issues: 1) cracks in walls, floors and ceilings (however, normal settlement will also cause these things to happen), 2) uneven floors or ceilings (floors are sloping significantly), 3) doors and windows stick (difficult to open or close), 4) visible gaps are seen around doors and windows, 5) cracks are visible in the foundation and in exterior walls.

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Common causes of foundation problems include: 1) soil movement (contracting, expanding, or settling), 2) poor drainage and water issues (water is pooling against the structure and damaging the foundation), 3) tree roots are growing into the foundation or structure (pressure from tree roots can damage material), 4) poor design and sub-standard construction has led to structural or material failure, 5) earthquakes, tornados, hurricanes and other natural disasters.

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It is possible that you will need a building permit to repair your foundation (especially if structural repairs are required). Discuss the permit process with the contractors you are considering for the project. A seasoned and reputable contractor should be comfortable and willing to help guide you through the process or willing to handle the task as part of their contract.

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There are a number of different methods used to repair foundations including: 1) slabjacking or mudjacking (which involves the injection of material under a slab or structure), 2) underpinning or piering (which involves the insertion of new or additional footers to support the structure), 3) helical piers (which look like large screws that are inserted into the ground below your structure to support a new footer), 4) jacks or lifts (which raise the slab or foundation so that a new footer can be placed under the structure.

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The rules vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. It is advisable to disclose known foundation problems prospective buyers. With proper disclosures, the decision typically resides with the purchaser as to whether they choose to proceed. Consider getting a repair cost from a contractor so you have the information available to prospective purchasers. That way if they want to negotiate a lower price, you have the information necessary to make a decision.

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The simple answer is, yes. However, not all cracks are cause for concern. Some amount of settlement is normal. However, if you monitor cracks and notice that they are getting larger, you should have a contractor or design professional take a look and provide you some advice.

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We have researched several other closely related projects. If one of these projects better represents the type of project you are undertaking, please check out the appropriate guide:

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Local Foundation Repair Contractors Near Springfield, IL

The following are a few contractors in your area. Note that these companies have not been screened or vetted by HomeBlue. Please conduct proper due diligence prior to hiring these or any other company you may select.

Greentree Waterproofing Inc We have been a family-owned and locally-operated business since 1992. Now over 30 years later, our expert services have stood the test of time, making us Springfield, IL’s most trusted basement, crawl space waterproofing, and foundation repair company.

Illini Construction & Waterproofing Illini Waterproofing & Construction was founded in 2007 by Lorenzo Louden, providing the local area with basement waterproofing, crawlspace waterproofing, foundation crack repair, excavation and sealing of foundation walls, installation of egress windows, downspout extensions, French drain systems, drain gates, sump pumps, pits and battery backup systems, and light demolition of basements.

JRE Construction "JRE is here for all your construction and concrete needs. JRE prides itself on an outstanding record of quality service and treatment of your property or home as if it was ours. With over 21 years of experience in Springfield, Illinois, we know the only way to continue with new customers is to make sure all existing customers are completely satisfied."

Williams Masonry Inc. Locally owned and operated, performing the highest quality work for generations in the Springfield, Illinois area. We specialize in masonry restoration/repair. Our goal is to blend our repair or addition seamlessly to existing work. Brick- Block -Stone work. Tuck-pointing,waterproofing, foundation/basement, chimney repair and construction.

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