Foundation Repair in London, Windsor, Sarnia, ON

Structural Stabilization in Ontario

Before & After
  • Exterior Foundation Repair in Beachville, ON
    Exterior Foundation Repair in Beachville, ON
    Problem: The wall is not settling but it is pushing out...

    Exterior Foundation Repair in Beachville, ON


    Problem: The wall is not settling but it is pushing out towards the fence.

    Solution: Needs a retaining wall and a basic french drain system.

    Inspector: Belal

    Foreman: Kevin

  • Failing Foundation in Tilbury, ON
    Failing Foundation in Tilbury, ON
    Problem: Entire foundation failing. Water seepage also. Solution: Reconstruct foundation with...

    Failing Foundation in Tilbury, ON


    Problem: Entire foundation failing. Water seepage also.

    Solution: Reconstruct foundation with poured concrete. Waterproof full basement and install sump pump with battery backup.

    Inspector: Belal

    Foreman: Marlon

  • Foundation Crack Repair Belle River, ON
    Foundation Crack Repair Belle River, ON
    Problem: This poured concrete foundation has a hairline crack which is...

    Foundation Crack Repair Belle River, ON


    Problem: This poured concrete foundation has a hairline crack which is letting water in. The fiberglass insulation is soaking up this water and is starting to mould. The foundation crack comes off the bottom corner of a window, which is very common due to a structural weakness.

    Solution: A flexible, 3 layer, textured urethane and foam material is applied. Our patended Flexi Span comes with a 25 year warranty. 

    Inspector: Tom

    Foreman: Kevin

  • Crack Hidden Behind Drywall in Amherstburg Foundation
    Crack Hidden Behind Drywall in Amherstburg Foundation
    Sometimes homeowners are shocked to see what is behind their...

    Crack Hidden Behind Drywall in Amherstburg Foundation


    Sometimes homeowners are shocked to see what is behind their basement wall coverings, such as paneling or drywall. These Amherstburg, Ontario homeowners noticed:

    -         Windows and doors were hard to open

    -         Visible gaps between walls and floors and ceilings and walls

    -         Cracks in the drywall near window and door frames

    -         A slight slope in their floors

    The problem? The scariest kind of crack: A horizontal crack and it was beginning to bow inwards.

    We solved the problem with our The PowerBrace™ Wall Repair System.

    In the "before" photo, you can see the tilt of the window frame is a result of a problem hidden behind the wall. 

    We secured steel I-beams to the joists above the wall with heavy-duty steel brackets. The system not only stabilizes the wall and can often be tightened to help return the wall to its original position. The PowerBrace™ Wall Repair System does not require any exterior excavation and can be installed within just a couple of days.

    If you notice a horizontal wall crack in your home’s foundation, please contact us for a complimentary inspection and free estimate.

If your foundation suffers from cracks, settling, bowed or leaning walls, Advanced Basement Systems has the solution for you. After your Ontario home is built, changes in the soil around it can damage the foundation.

Increase the value of your property and breathe new life into your house by calling us or contacting us online today for your free foundation repair inspection and quote!

How Foundation Problems Occur

When a house is first constructed, the builders dig a hole in dense virgin soil for the foundation. After the foundation is built, the loose soil that was dug out is backfilled around the foundation. This loose soil can easily allow water to pass through and seep into your basement.

Through the years, this soil can also expand and put added pressure on your foundation, causing cracks.

Advanced Basement Systems offers trusted foundation repair in Chatham-Kent, London, and nearby. Whether you have bowing walls, settling slab foundation, or tilting chimney, our foundation repair contractors can help.

They are compatible with most home designs and can be installed with no damage to gardens, steps, porches, walkways, or other landscaping.

Recent Testimonials
  • "I would recommend your company to anyone and everyone that has any basement issues. We are very pleased." Read Full Testimonial

    Jane & Jim S. of Dorchester, ON

    Customer Testimonial

              100% satisfied. Very impressed with every level of contact and what they proposed made 100% sense to us. Tom was very polite and uniform. Justin & Rick were professional and pleasure to deal with. The office team was very polite, always helpful.
    Jane & Jim S.
    Dorchester, ON
  • "Superb team. Very satisfied, great gentlemen." Read Full Testimonial

    John. C. of Cambridge , ON

    Customer Testimonial

              Work completed is very satisfactory. Belal was positive and seemed to have an immediate plan to solve the problem. Kevin's crew was superb- they are a fine team- look after them. Cannot praise them enough- great gentlemen.
    John. C.
    Cambridge , ON
  • "Great job, fair prices!" Read Full Testimonial

    Steve and Nancy L. of Wheatley, ON

    Customer Testimonial

              Your inspector did a great presentation. Everything that was explained made sense. Office staff was very good. Very satisfied. Install crew is great!
    Steve and Nancy L.
    Wheatley, ON
  • "Very satisfied. We have already recommended your products to friends & family." Read Full Testimonial

    Doug and Vicki M. of London, ON

    Customer Testimonial

              We have already recommended your products to friends & family. We look forward to our Thermal carpet install.
    Doug and Vicki M.
    London, ON

Push Pier Systems in Ontario

Advanced Basement Systems uses the Supportworks push pier system to transfer the weight of your home through the piers from unstable soil to competent soil or bedrock.

Installation of galvanized steel foundation push piers can be done quickly all year round without the use of heavy equipment.

Installation usually takes about a day, and it can be accomplished with minimal damage to your yard's landscaping.

The push pier system can stabilize settled foundations and can even lift the structure back to its original position, making them a powerful and long-lasting solution for your home.

Learn more about foundation push piers.

Helical Pier Systems in Chatham, ON
Helical Piers For Foundations

For lighter structures, porches, patios, and other structures that are sagging and showing fatigue, Advanced Basement Systems installs the Supportworks line of Helical Pier Systems.

Helical piers are mechanically screwed into the soil to assure permanent stabilization.

They can be used as an alternative to the push pier system in some situations, and are commonly used in new construction.

Helical piers are usually installed with small construction equipment, but can be installed with hand equipment in tight spaces. The shaft has a high resistance to bending and the helical piers offer reduced mess and excavation in and around the home.

More information about helical piers systems for foundations.

Crawl Space Supports
Crawl Space Jack Systems

Foundation soil shifts and settles when alternating between drying out and shrinking, and swelling from moisture. This can result in sinking columns and sagging crawl space beams, which can cause your crawl space to settle.

Improperly-spaced beams can also become overloaded and start to sag, causing the floor boards to sag as well.

Our SmartJack® Crawl Space Stabilizer has rugged steel support beams specifically designed to stabilize your crawl space and protect your home. They can support a vertical load of more than 60,000 pounds, and are able to level existing beams and floor joints.

More information about support systems for crawl spaces

Basement Wall Anchor Installation
Buckling Foundation Walls

Cracking and bowing in the foundation walls of a house in Windsor, London, Sarnia, [minor cities 2], Wallaceburg, Hanover, Kincardine, Point Edward, Tecumseh of Ontario and the surrounding areas is a common problem.

It most often occurs as the lateral pressure from the soil around the foundation exceeds the home's load-bearing capacity. A properly installed foundation wall anchoring system can restore and reinforce the structural integrity of a building.

It will provide a good alternative to removing and rebuilding foundation walls or using other wall bracing systems, and can be installed with minimal landscaping disruption..

PowerBrace™ Foundation Wall Repair System
Foundation Wall Repair

The PowerBrace™ Wall Repair System is the ideal way to stabilize failing foundation walls. If you have walls that are bowing, buckling, or tilting inwards, installing a PowerBrace™ system can stop any further damage and potentially straighten the wall.

The PowerBrace™ consists of steel I-beams that are secured to the joists above the wall with steel brackets. This system is easily adjustable, allowing for tightening of the brace to attempt to raise the wall back to its original position. This system doesn't involve any exterior excavation and installs quickly with minimal disruption to your basement space.

CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System
wall reinforcing system

The CarbonArmor® Wall Reinforcing System is a state-of-the-art solution for bowing and cracking foundation walls. Using the same technology the Army Corps of Engineers developed to reinforce bomb shelters, skyscrapers, and bridges, we use CarbonArmor® to stabilize your basement walls.

The CarbonArmor® System includes flexible carbon fiber fabric straps that are up to 10 times stronger in tension than steel. Using high strength epoxy resin, the carbon fiber straps are bonded to the interior face of the wall. The straps will stabilize the wall. This system requires no exterior excavation, installs quickly, and won't impact future basement finishing..

GeoLock® Wall Anchor System
wall anchor system

GeoLock® Wall Anchors are designed to repair walls that are sliding inwards, tilting at the top, bowing, and buckling. These wall anchors are made of galvanized steel for a long-lasting solution that will prevent any further inward movement of your walls.

Wall anchors work by extending from your wall to the stable, hard packed soil beyond your home. They anchor into these stronger soils and brace the foundation wall, preventing further movement. Wall anchors are installed with minimal disruption to your lawn, and they won't damage the interior of your basement or take up usable space. In fact, GeoLock® Wall Anchors can easily be concealed by our Hide-A-Way® covers for a clean finished appearance.

More information about GeoLock® Wall Anchors in Chatham, ON.

GeoLock® Channel Anchor System
channel anchor

GeoLock® Channel Anchors are a versatile and effective method of stabilizing walls that are pushing in at the top or bottom, bowing, or tipping. With corrosion-resistant galvanized steel and floor mounts for extra strength, our channel anchors provide an incredible durable solution that will halt all inward movement of your walls.

To install channel anchors, we begin by boring holes in the yard for earth anchors and drilling corresponding holes in the foundation. Galvanized steel earth anchors are installed and steel rods are joined to them through the wall. The channel anchor is then mounted on the other end of the rod inside your foundation wall, secured to the floor, and tightened into place. This will permanently stabilize your wall and could return it to its original condition. After this, we restore your landscaping and basement to the state we found them in.

More information about GeoLock® Channel Anchors in Chatham, ON.

Get Your Free Foundation Repair Estimate in Ontario Today!

No matter what your foundation problem is, Advanced Basement Systems can find the perfect solution for you!

Let us help you by calling us or contacting us online today for your free foundation inspection and cost estimate in Sarnia, Windsor, London, Chatham-Kent, St Thomas, Stratford, Leamington, Essex, Amherstburg, Strathroy, Wallaceburg, Hanover, Kincardine, Point Edward, Tecumseh, ON.

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Advanced Basement Systems
23576 Prince Albert Road
Chatham, ON N7M 5J7

Advanced Basement Systems
199 Exeter Rd Unit E
London, ON N6L 1A4
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