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Crawl Space Repair & Foundation Repair in Hickory

Your Hickory home is no stranger to damage because of the large amount of rain the area receives every year. We at Tar Heel Basement Systems are experts in foundation, basement, crawl space, and concrete services, and offer permanent solutions to restore your peace of mind.

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As a Hickory homeowner, you are all too familiar with water in your basement or crawl space after a heavy rainstorm. You might not know, however, that not only does the rain fall contribute to your headache, but the Hickory soil conditions play a factor as well. Hickory and the surrounding areas have mainly clay soil. Clay soil is the worst type of soil to surround a foundation because when it gets wet, it both expands and gets very heavy. This puts hydrostatic pressure against your foundation walls, causing significant damage. Problem signs are often not noticed until it’s too late. Keep an eye out for cracked or bowing walls, as well as damp concrete, especially near where the floor and the wall meet. These could all be signs that hydrostatic pressure is affecting your walls. 

Hickory’s clay soil is also very destructive to your concrete slabs around your home. From sidewalks to driveways, or pool decks to patios, no slab is safe where clay soil is present. As the soil expands and contracts, slabs crack and settle, causing the cement to look unsightly and is often a tripping hazard. 

Contractors can offer many solutions to repair your home, however, finding the right contractor for your specific home is important. Tar Heel Basement Systems understands the unique soil in the Hickory area and can improve your home’s health and structural integrity with a variety of foundation, basement, crawl space or concrete repair solutions.

Expert Structural Repair Solutions

Groundworks Experts Assess and Repair a Home Foundation

Foundation Repair

When problems with your home’s foundation arise, it can bring a variety of other issues along with it. Here’s how our specialized solutions can repair your home’s foundation to it’s original stability.

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Basement Waterproofing

Waterproofing your basement is key to having a healthy environment in your home, as well as preventing problems in the future. Learn more about the benefits of waterproofing your basement.

Crawl Space Dehumidifier

Crawl Space Repair

When it comes to the health of your home’s crawl space, there are many factors and problem signs at work. Knowing what the signs are could help you indicate that it’s time for repairs.

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Concrete Lifting

The stability and consistency of the concrete around your home is an important factor to it’s overall aesthetic and wellbeing. Here’s what you should know about the concrete lifting options for your home.

Why Choose Us?

Local Expertise

Our team of professionals has undergone extensive training. You can rest assured knowing your home is in good hands and will be properly protected by our team of experts.

Customizable Solutions

All our solutions are fully customizable and can be specifically tailored to meet your home’s repair needs. Every home is unique, and that’s why we ensure every solution is too.

Unmatched Quality

We never sacrifice quality for quantity or time. We work until the job is done the right way, and we firmly believe that every customer deserves the highest quality solutions and professionalism, no matter where they live.

Peace of Mind

It is our goal to ensure we provide exactly what is needed to fix the problem, permanently. Peace of mind comes standard with everything we do.

Continued Service & Maintenance

Our service and maintenance programs ensure the solutions we install continue to function to their highest ability and properly protect your home.


All our products and services are backed by long-term warranties. A warranty is only as good as the company behind it. We are leaders in the industry who stand behind our engineered, tested, and approved repairs.

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