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Foundation Repair in Birmingham, AL

Discovering your Birmingham, AL, home has foundation damage can be scary. The experts at AFS have tools to put your home back on solid ground.

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Birmingham Local Office

AFS Foundation & Waterproofing

130 Interstate Commerce Crt.
Bldg. 100 & 200
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 286-5520

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday: 6 am – 8 pm
Friday: 6 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 7 am – 6 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm

Foundation Repair in Birmingham, AL

Your Birmingham, AL, house is more than just four walls and a floor; it’s your home. It’s the place you planted your first garden and watched your children leave for kindergarten. If you’ve noticed sagging floors, sticking doors and windows, or a bowing basement wall, foundation damage could be putting your home at risk.  

As the third most populated city in Alabama, Birmingham residents are no stranger to foundation problems. Although construction errors could be to blame, the majority of foundation problems in Birmingham are a result of either the soil beneath your home or the wet weather conditions.   

Regardless of the cause, AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists has permanent solutions to put your home back on solid ground. Our customizable solutions come with a nationally backed, long-term warranty, so you can rest easy knowing AFS is the right choice for your home.   


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 Birmingham

Located in Jones Valley, flanked by the end of the Appalachian foothills, you may suspect the ground to be relatively stable in Birmingham, AL. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case.   

Homeowners in Birmingham often struggle with foundation problems and notice problem signs like cracked basement floors, bowing foundation walls, sagging floors, or a tilting chimney.   

It’s understandable to want to patch or repair these problems without getting to the root cause of the problem. After all, it’s typically an easier, cheaper fix. However, when not addressing the cause of the problem, you will soon experience the same problem again.   

Causes of Foundation Damage in Birmingham 

As an informed homeowner, it’s good to understand why your foundation may be sinking. There are typically three main reasons, shrinking soils, softening soils, and poorly compacted fill soil. All of these create a void beneath your home. When not properly supported, your extremely heavy home will settle into the empty space. This settlement is the cause of the problem signs you’ve likely noticed, like sticking doors and windows or uneven floors.   

Birmingham has expansive soils, meaning it expands and contracts easily. When the soil contracts, additional voids are created that allow your home to sink as well.  This is one of the reasons homes in the Birmingham area struggle with foundation problems more than homes in other areas.  

Foundation Repair Solutions in Birmingham

While selecting the proper company for any home improvement job is important, selecting the right one to repair your home’s foundation may be the most crucial. This is because everything else in your home rests upon the foundation. Without a solid foundation, any additional work may need repairing again.  

Over more than 20 years in business, AFS has developed cutting-edge solutions like our helical piers and the IntelliBrace™ Wall Repair System designed to work in Birmingham’s unique combination of weather and soil.   

From carbon fiber straps to wall anchors, your experienced AFS inspector will educate you and suggest the proper repair for your home’s unique problem.   

Why Choose AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists?

Homeowners in Birmingham, AL, pride themselves on keeping their homes in good condition. This means maintaining landscaping and roofing and repairing their home’s foundation when needed.  

Thousands of homeowners across six states have trusted AFS to do just that. With thousands of positive online reviews through Google, Yelp, and Home Advisor, you can trust our expertise to get the job done right the first time.  

We pride ourselves on not only repairing your Birmingham foundation but making the process stress-free for the homeowner. For this reason, our customer service has earned us the exclusive Angi Super Service Award.   

Schedule your free, no-obligation foundation inspection by calling or scheduling online. You can choose a time and date that works for you, not the other way around. This is just another way AFS puts you, the customer, first. 

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Alabaster, AL 35007

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