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American Waterworks Case Studies: Damaged Foundation Restored with Anchors and PowerBraces

Monday, April 1st, 2019 by Anne Webbles


Bill D. in Owen, WI had multiple cracked and bowing walls in his basement. He was concerned about the pressure that the damaged walls were putting on his foundation, so he started to research foundation repair. He was happy to learn that American Waterworks has been restoring foundations for 30 years and contacted us to receive a FREE estimate. He was pleased with our products and design, and he chose to move forward with the repair. 


We were able to successfully stabilize Bill’s walls by installing Geo-Lock wall anchors and PowerBraces. We installed the anchors on the walls where we were able to dig out in the yard. We used PowerBraces on the other wall, so we would not disturb the neighbor’s yard. Both the anchors and braces need to be tightened over time, which will gradually straighten the walls and improve the stability. Bill’s peace of mind has been restored now that his foundation has been permanently repaired. 

Project Summary

Design Specialist: Shane Nephew

Foreman: Jesus Covarrubias

Installing Contractor: American Waterworks

Products Installed: Geo-Lock Wall Anchors, PowerBraces

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