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Foundation Repair in Chapel Hill, NC

Don’t let foundation damage like cracking walls or uneven floors negatively impact your home and family any longer. Professionals at Tar Heel have the solutions your home needs to ensure its longevity.

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Research Triangle Local Office

Tar Heel Basement Systems

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
(984) 255-7529

Hours of Operation

Monday – Thursday: 7 am – 9 pm
Friday: 7 am – 7 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 7 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 8 pm

Foundation Repair in Chapel Hill, NC

Your Chapel Hill, NC, house is only as sturdy as the foundation it was built upon. If your foundation is damaged, the rest of your home will also suffer. So, it is important not to discount problems like wall cracks and uneven floors, but to instead act quickly to have them professionally inspected and repaired. 

Tar Heel Basement Systems has provided award-winning service and solutions to Chapel Hill homeowners for 20 years, and we are excited to help you, as well. We know exactly how the Research Triangle’s wet weather and unstable soil affects homes and their foundations, as well as how to put your foundation back on solid ground with reliable permanent solutions. 

THE TAR HEEL BASEMENT SYSTEMS PROCESS

Schedule Free Inspection


One of our contact center representatives will reach out to you to determine your problem and set the best time for one of our certified field inspectors to visit your home.

Consult with our certified inspector


Our certified field inspector will visit your home to observe the problems in your home and inspect other areas of your home that may have been impacted.

Installation of customized solutions


Our professional production crew installs patented, American-made solutions in each home with care and strives to leave the area better than we found it.

Foundation Problem Signs in Chapel Hill

Foundation damage typically shows itself in the form of various visible problem signs. Floor cracks, wall cracks, cracking bricks, cracking and leaning chimneys, bowing walls, jamming windows and doors, sagging floors, and drywall nail pops are common symptoms you will spot throughout your Chapel Hill home. Staying alert to these issues is key, as quickly catching them and having them professionally repaired allows effective, affordable solutions to be used. Otherwise, these issues will grow in severity, danger, and cost the longer they continue. 

Causes of Foundation Damage in Chapel Hill

Many factors contribute to foundation damage, but Chapel Hill’s soil and weather are the sources of most of these causes. Chapel Hill is humid and wet, and most of the area’s 46 inches of annual rain falls during muggy summer months. This water keeps the soil saturated, but droughts often affect the area, as well. Chapel Hill has a mix of clay and sandy soil with varied drainage properties. Sand usually drains well, but if it is too well-drained and dry, it will shrink and leave behind voids the foundation can settle into. Areas with more clay will experience hydrostatic pressure as the soil expands when it is oversaturated. Your yard also may have trees with aggressive roots that move through and shift the soil. Any unstable soil will not properly support your foundation, and it will begin to suffer damage.

Foundation Repair Solutions in Chapel Hill

Foundation repair is unique to each Chapel Hill home, as every house is different and has its own unique repair needs. All the foundation repair solutions we offer are tailored to meet those exact needs. They are also made in the United States and carry nationally backed, long-term, transferrable warranties. If your foundation is settling, we use pier systems – push piers, helical piers, or slab piers – to stabilize and help lift it. Crawl space supports function similarly to repair sagging floors and floor joists. Basements aren’t as common, but if you have cracking and bowing basement walls, carbon fiber straps will reinforce them, and wall anchors or wall beams can help restore them.

Why Choose Tar Heel Basement Systems?

Keeping your foundation structurally sound is important for your Chapel Hill home’s safety and value, as well as your family’s well-being. To address foundation damage once and for all, trust the expertise and nationally recognized service and solutions offered by our experienced team at Tar Heel Basement Systems. 

During our 20 years in business, we have received awards from Angi, Home Advisor, and the Better Business Bureau, as well as glowing reviews from thousands of satisfied Chapel Hill homeowners. You can experience our excellent customer service and trusted repairs for yourself. Simply contact us to book your free foundation inspection and repair estimate. 

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Our Service Areas

Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill Location

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Winston-Salem/High Point Location

2910 Griffith Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103