Helical Piers for Foundation Work
Helical Piers for Foundation Work

Bowed and cracked basement walls are signs that the foundation of your house has settled. It’s a common problem faced by homeowners that should be addressed as soon as possible. If left untreated, this problem can lead to even more costly repairs, structural damage of the home itself and can even lessen the value of the home. The good news is, a bowed basement walls are rather easy to repair using Helical Piers, or more specifically, the A.B. CHANCE Anchoring System. Since 1907, CHANCE has been the first line of defense against the factors that lead to bowed basement walls for homeowners in the U.S. CHANCE systems are engineered for long-term dependability and stability with exclusive anchoring techniques, designs, tools and sizes that have quite literally made other types of foundation repair go by way of the 8-track. Davis & Sons Concrete is proud to offer the cost effective A.B. CHANCE Anchoring System as a basement repair solution to our clients.

Eric Davis Foundation Repair Work
Eric Davis Foundation Repair Work

How Helical Anchors Work

Helical anchors can be installed the same day, and they provide immediate results. The anchors are installed by drilling them into the stable ground layer beneath the surface using rotary drilling equipment. The installer then figures the capacity by reading the installation torque and comparing it to the holding capacity ratio. Up to 55,000 pound capacity per anchor can be obtained using the CHANCE Anchoring System. Benefits of using this type of basement wall repair include:

  • No need to evacuate the premises
  • Results can be seen immediately
  • No need to wait for concrete to cure as with other types of foundation repair and replacement
  • Maintenance-free
  • Permanent
  • Less costly than many other forms of basement repair
  • The CHANCE System is backed by a transferrable warranty

If you have bulging, bowing or cracked basement walls, it’s time to act. Davis & Sons Concrete can straighten and stop bowing walls quickly and easily using helical anchors. Don’t take chances. Call us today to see how easy and affordable it is to repair your basement walls using the proven CHANCE Anchoring System. All CHANCE installation personnel are highly trained and certified to meet all building code requirements.

Eric and his crew were professional and very nice. They did a great job and we highly recommend them.

Reinforced Foundation Customer, LaSalle Illinois

Meet Lance Davis


Lance Davis is a third generation Concrete Contractor with over 10+ years experience in concrete repair and slabjacking. His company Davis & Sons Concrete has proudly served all of North Central Illinois, Rockford and the outer suburbs - and he would love to hear from you!

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