Foundation inspections are typically free to homeowners. With the increasing fuel costs, sometimes a nominal trip fee may be charged. Ask when you schedule the inspection.
Foundation inspection for a potential home buyer is best performed by a licensed professional foundation engineer. This will cost $400-$600 for an engineering inspection. Licensed engineers will provide you with an impartial assessment of the foundation’s condition.
It is important to have a foundation inspection or foundation evaluation if you think you might have foundation problems. The earlier a homeowner can detect and diagnose their foundation problems, the less it will usually cost to repair the foundation.
The are many types of foundation repair methods. Steel Pier and Concrete Piers are two of the most common in the Dallas and Ft. Worth areas. Due to the clay soil prominent in the North Texas area, steel pier foundation repair is what we prefer and have the best results with.
Granite foundation repair offers free foundation inspections to homeowners and also offers foundation inspections for homes that are in consideration for purchase. It is very important to know if a home you are thinking of buying has any foundation issues. The cost of foundation repair can be very expensive. Buying a new home is a big decision and if you have additional cost after you own the home due to foundation problems, you could be put in a tough financial situation.
For this reason it is best to have the foundation of a home your are considering for purchase inspected by a licensed professional foundation engineer. The minimal cost to have a the foundation inspected is worth the information and piece of mind you’ll have after the evaluation is complete.
Having a foundation inspected before purchasing the home can save you tens of thousands of dollars. Contact us today to schedule a foundation inspection.