Abbotsford Stair Repair

March 3, 2023

Have you ever had an issue with your home’s front stairways settling or sinking? If so, you know how concerning it can be. In this case study, we look at how a homeowner in Abbotsford found a solution to help repair two front concrete stairways on their property with PolyLevel and Push Piers.   The […]

Richmond Foundation Repair

January 18, 2023

This Richmond homeowner called us because she noticed a crack around the foundation of her house and a sticking door. Her home inspector confirmed that those issues were a clear sign of foundation settlement.    She had recently bought her house and wanted to address the issues as soon as possible to avoid the property […]

Chilliwack Sunken Foundation

December 1, 2020

Challenge:   This Chilliwack landlord called us in early 2020 because his rental property had several foundation issues. He noted that there was a large crack in the foundation and that several rooms seemed to be off level. The customer actually contacted an engineer first, who did a report and noted that the sunken foundation […]

Gardenworks – Commercial Foundation Repair

March 5, 2020

Want to know the recipe to commercial foundation repair? Well, let’s talk about Gardenworks. Gardenworks is a massive garden center in Burnaby, BC. They sell everything from plants and landscaping supplies to home decor and gardening tools. Unfortunately, the business is located in a large building with major settlement issues. Until recently, the owners didn’t […]

Surrey Strata Complex Foundation Repair

October 10, 2019

the problem Recently, a Surrey strata council contacted True Level to repair a sunken foundation. A True Level estimator used onsite leveling instruments and a laser-level to observe the current elevations. The measurement readings and visual indicators showed up to ¾” – 1’ of differential movement concentrated on the outside South foundation wall. While that […]

Delta Chimney Foundation Repair

January 9, 2019

Challenge: One of the most dramatic signs of foundation settlement is a chimney that has separated from the rest of the house and is starting to lean away. As scary as it sounds, it’s actually quite common! Oftentimes chimneys are built on a foundation that is not connected to the rest of the home, putting […]

Mount Pleasant Foundation Lift

December 7, 2018

Challenge: One Mount Pleasant homeowner contacted True Level because his home had a noticeable slope. Due to shifting and unstable soils beneath his home, the two storey 1986 house was slowly settling and causing the foundation to be 11 inches off level.   Insights: East Vancouver is one of Vancouver’s most desirable and up-and-coming communities: […]

Victoria 18.5 inch Foundation Lift

June 4, 2018

True Level is not limited to the Lower Mainland just as poor soils are not limited to the Lower Mainland. We recently spend time on the coast of Vancouver Island in Victoria where the crew was able to fix and protect a foundation that had settled more than 18 inches. Problem: This house in Victoria […]

East Vancouver Foundation Lifting

March 16, 2018

True Level has been working in the Mount Pleasant region of East Vancouver very frequently due to the soil conditions of the area. It was actually the neighbour of a previous job which True Level completed work in late 2017. Although the houses were close to each other, the foundation differed and True Level had […]