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was on time for the appointment. He was very professional and easy to talk to. He was not able to help with my problem but he did refer" me to someone who could. If I needed his expertise in the future I would not hesitate to call him.

-David G.

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Firma come out to a home that we were in escrow on to provide an estimate on reframing issues identified by the home inspector. The" representative who came out was very nice and came up with a repair plan. After we closed on the home, we decided to move forward with the repairs and were in regular communication with the initial
Firma representative for several weeks. He was very responsive to our questions and concerns. He also went out of his way to come out a second time to the home after another contractor got us worried that more severe problems were at play. The
Firma representative reassured us that we did not indeed need the very expensive helical pier repairs that one company was trying to sell us. We appreciated the honesty of
Firma’s representative and that he was not trying to upsell. Where things started to go wrong was a minor hiccup in the scheduling process and a major game-changer for us during the actual repair day. First, we were left waiting for a few days just for a
call from
Firma’s scheduling department to schedule us for the repairs. When we didn’t receive the call that the initial representative told us to expect from his colleague, we reached out to schedule. We were informed that our realtor had been contacted instead of us. Yet, we still hadn’t received a call. When we were finally able to schedule, we were given an appointment 3 weeks out. Understandable given that they are one of very few companies in town who do the kind of work we needed. The day we had
Firma come out to work, we were informed an hour into the job that they were suspending work indefinitely because of missing joists and dry rot in house's frame, which needed to be resolved before they could install their product. We had email communication with
Firma’s initial rep about this before we had even scheduled and he clearly told us that we wouldn’t need to worry about the dry rot because their product would take care of it. That representative also advised us that they should be the first contractor to make repairs in the home (we had others planned), so if he recommended that we repair the flooring issues, he had plenty of opportunity to tell us. He said they wouldn’t install their product under such conditions. The employees stated that they needed a manager to come out to assess the situation before they could move further, but they were all out of town. I found it reprehensible that they didn't have any managers on call when their crews are scheduled to do work that costs customers thousands of dollars. We didn’t hear from a manager until 2 business days later, and he informed us that the soonest he would be able to get out to assess the home situation was in another 2 days, setting the work on our house back yet another week. We lost so much time, we decided to get the issue resolved without
Firma’s assistance. We did inform
Firma executives about this and the head of the organization and senior managers did respond to us personally. They acknowledged communication issues on their end and were willing to work with us to demonstrate their commitment to quality work and customer service, but at the end of the day, there was nothing that could be done to wipe the sour taste of the experience from our mouths. While I'm sure their products and the quality of their work are great, it's clear that there are gaps in their service.

-Pooja B.

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Unfortunately this is not something you will easily resolve; and even if you were to win, the amount of time and funds spent will probably exceed the cost of the actual repair.

Each state has different rules on what "as-is" means, but almost all use the term when it comes to realestate sales.  At two years, you are facing a hurdle that any issue could be the result of new conditions, acceptable wear / settlement, etc.  Has there been any changes in the area? (New house built next door, new addition, earthquake, flooding, etc?)

While you may have been given a home warranty with the purchase (do check your sales paperwork to see if there is any warranty and what it covers for how long) the house is sold to you as-is; it is your responsibility to raise concerns prior to taking over the house, so going back two years later is a huge up hill batle.

The home inspector is also going to be found faultless, as their reports almost always have words like "consult with an expert. . ." after each report section and they have disclaimers for missed items, etc. I got certified as a home inspector and was surprised at just how little they actually require you to know to become an inspector. They are really just an extra pair of eyes to help inexpereinced home owners look where most people don't look or go.  You even mention that the repair work was well masked, so you didn't notice it until you began looking for it.  A good inspector might have caught it, but you won't win any court cases proving yours wasn't good enough.

The Seller will claim that any foundation issues were fixed and resolved, which is why they marked "No" on the foundation issue section.  They fixed it; so it was no longer an issue.  If it came back, that is a new issue.  You and I know this is bogus, but to win in court you have to prove intent; and the builder can easily show they thought it was fixed.  Or, they might even be able to claim they were unaware - the repairs were from the previous owner, and were hidden so well HE and YOU didn't notice them.

So the next step is to meet with your home insurance agent.  As I mentioned above, if there have been any enviromental changes (a new house next door could have changed the underground water table flow or pressures, for example) you may be covered.  Even if there are no issues, you still may have a policy that allows for major repairs to be covered after a certian cost threshold, etc.  You'd be surprised at what your home owners insurance covers - find out first; they might have in house or low cost engineers who will do the initial inspection, etc.  They also will provide advice on your home sale; if they think you have a case against the Seller.

Best of luck on this issue.  Make sure any solution you pay for solves the cause (Stress on the wall), and doesn't just fix the results (cracks).




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     There are two types of cracks in foudation walls, horizonal and vertical. The vertical is from settling and usually is not that bad a repair onec the settling stops or the cause is fixed. A horizontal crack in my opinion worse unless it happened right as the house was built and it was backfilled incorrectly. That should have been fixed at that time though. Horizontal cracks are a sign of lateral pressure due to either a water problem, improper wall sizing or a combination of these. In these conditions I have always felt complete excavation outside the wall and reconstruction is your best approach with the proper sized block or concrete wall with buttresses as needed.

     You mention the future sale of the home and I would think the total replacement would be the best way as it will not leave any red flags. The steel plating would point to the problem and I can just think of all that would go through a buyers mind. Little things like how long will it be before the plate rusts out and needs to be replaced, even though it would probable last a long time.

     I would think you should spend the money on a consult with a structural engineer and get a written report on the problem and his recommendations as to the best repair. It will help with any future sale of the home. Without drawings the consult should be less than $500. I would bet he would recommend total replacement.

 

Don

Foundation Repair reviews in Milford

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The tech was punctual, very professional, and easy to deal with. The foundation was found to be in acceptable shape. However, the concern about the purchased service relates to the recommendation for an elaborate, expensive (about $6K) drainage system that
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wanted to install. Naturally, I am getting more opinions.
- Rana P.
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We got a very good quote but we found someone recommended that turned in a lower quote and went with them instead. I got confused on the name and accidentally put my review for that company on my last review for this company.
- Michael C.
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The job went very smoothly. The part of the basement that was being worked on was sealed off from the rest of the basement so as to not spread the dust and dirt from the job. All materials and tools were brought in through the basement windows so as not to disturb or dirty the upstairs portion of the house. After the job was completed they vacuumed and cleaned up the whole area very nicely.
We were completely satisfied with the whole process from start to fininsh.
- BOB C.
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Our house was sitting on top of
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squarely but was not bolted in place. Foundation works had done the initial inspection before we purchased the home, identified the problem, explained it to us very well, and wrote a report that helped us get money back to pay for the work as part of the purchase. The work was done quickly and professionally just before we moved in. So far, the house hasn't moved anywhere.
- Danielle T.
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Crew were knowledgeable and professional. Made the extra effort to patch cracks in cinder block foundation. I would definitely use them again.
- John K.
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They did a fantastic job. There was a water leaking issue and the front stoop was puling away from the front of the home. There was about a half an inch of space between our stoop and our home. They matched all brick to our home. They broke down the stoop and rebuilt the front stoop and walkway. They did all the work in about a week. The service was amazing.
- Anne G. C.
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This is the second time I've had
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out to do work on my house. Both times he has been responsive, professional, and performs excellent work for a fair price.
The brick point on my chimney was starting to come loose. $600 to chisel out the old masonry, mix a new batch, and use of a cherry picker that he had to rent to get himself up high enough to fix it.
Same thing with my garage. It's a cinderblock wall and due to a leak in a seam in the gutter above, water was hitting the window sill of the garage and cracking the mortar in the joints in the cinderblocks below it. $250 to chisel out the old and put in new masonry. I had tried this myself several years earlier using a cement mix from Home Depot and a pointing tool, but it looked horrible, and the mixture didn't bond well to the old substrate. Goes to show you, that for nominal money and finding the right guy, the end results are much better and last longer. I'm writing this review in 2015 and the point work still looks great (of course, I replaced the gutter that was causing the water to run down the wall, which definitely helps)
My house is old and some clown decided not to follow best framing practices. They left the entire left-hand side of the main beam of my home unsupported. I had a structural engineer come in to tell me this (hey, I'm no carpenter). But after he pointed it out, yeah, it was obvious the beam needed support.
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dug through my concrete floor, dug a pit and poured a new 2 x 2 x 2 foot concrete footer. He then got a several ton
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and some lolly columns and gave me instruction to
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up the main beam a little at a time over a week. I jacked it up 4 inches.
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came back a week later with a steel column cut to the right height from a metal fabricator. I didn't
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the house up enough. Poor
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was down there, in mid-summer, jacking the house up as little as possible and sweating bullets to bang this steel post into place above the footer he poured. He attached it to the main beam with nice thick bolts through the cap plate and the house has been rock solid now on that side ever since. In fact, in 2015, I had my kitchen (on that side) redone and had heavy things like additional sub flooring, tile, granite counters, installed. Everything has remained rock solid.
I'd recommend
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in an instant for the masonry he's done for me. I haven't used any concrete pouring services or stamping from him yet. But for the work he's done, his prices were reasonable and he works hard for it. Seems an honest contractor and you know how rare that is nowadays.
- Dave P.
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So the gentleman came with a 4' leveling stick in hand and placed it in different areas around my house. He said my house was leveled, I just needed new floors, new doors and to have my windows replaced. Anyone with working vision and common sense can tell from the interior and exterior that I have serious foundation issues. When I tried addressing the obvious issues, he dismissed them as though I didn't know what I was talking about. So he leaves and tells me it's not necessary for them to take on the job.
What's funny is that when i had other companies come out for bids, without mentioning any names while telling them this story, they knew exactly who it was and advised me that if I know of anyone hiring them for repair, to make sure you read every single line of the contract.
- Emily H.

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A & E Brothers Ltd

55-07 Metropolitan Ave

A DeLuca Basement Waterproofing

1 Brookfield Rd
East Haven

A Graf & Son LLC

1914 Spruce Hills Dr

A K Remodeling and Design Services

40 N Plains Industrial Rd
Wallingford

Accurate Construction

42 Virginia St

Achromatic

581 Bergen Blvd, Suite 8

AD Driveway Solutions

38 industrial road
Prospect

alex c.k restoration inc

12-09 Astoria Blvd

Alex Masonry

62 Sky Hill Cir
Waterbury

ALEX'S RENOVATIONS

415 92-nd street

Allied Building Contractors, LLC

174 South Main Street
West Hartford

allied excavation & septic llc

18 candlewood vista
New Milford

AM ENGINEERING PLLC

244 5TH AVENUE Ste Q205

Amaya Construction

607 11th Street

Amer Haobsh

38 Mathews Ave

America One Abatement Inc.

40 Atwater Street
New Haven

Apples to Apples Inc.

1204 Main Street
Branford

Arberia Arts

90-1 Stonefield Dr.
Waterbury

B.K.M. Remodeling, Inc.

114-28 175 STREET

Baby Bear Construction LLC

18 Macculloch Avenue

Basement Solutions LLC

37 Main St
New Milford

Bassani Contracting

48 San Antonio Ave

Bella Construction Services

228 Johnson Ave, Suite #4

Better Built Basements LLC

229 Christian Ln
Berlin

BHI Contracting Inc.

170 Taylor Rd
New Milford

Blink Contractors LLC

9522 147th Pl.

Blue Creek Homes

265 Highway 36, Suite 202

Bova construction

46 wolcott rd
Wolcott

CD BUILDERS INC

100 WEST RD
Ellington

Certified Craftsmen

837 Portobello Rd

Chaput Natural Stone & Pavers LLC

132 Chimneysweep Hill Rd
Glastonbury

Christopher Construction LLC

185 Spring Mills Rd

Cin Ara Construction

34 Marion St
West Haven

Cirino Brothers Construction

958 State Rt 208 North

Citiscape Construction

1400 Avenue Z Suite 302

Color My World Inc.

585 Pleasantville Road

connecticutwindow

PO BOX 809
Somers

COUNTRYSIDE PAVING CO INC

35A OLD QUARRY ROAD

CROSBY'S NORTHEAST FOUNDATION

146 N CHESTNUT ST
Branford

CT Cellar Doors

PO Box 153
Oakville

CVG Remodeling, LLC

19 Astoria Pl # 2

D & J CONSTRUCTION

646 Drake Ave.

D & M Masonry Contractors LLC

24 Rondaly Rd
Amston

Davids Construction

130-42 Van Wyck South

DeBaise Construction

33 North Main St.
Wallingford

DELMARCONSTRUCTIONNY

1223 east 93rd street

dh&k construction llc

30 Grilley Rd.

Double Eagle Construction

159 LINCOLN PARK RD

Double R Home Repair

P.O. Box 1186
Ridgefield

Douglas Home Improvements

1450 Jean Terrace

Downes Construction

1153 Clinton Ter

DPMHANDYMANSERVICES, LLC

118 jude ln
Southington

Falletta Masonry

918 Dewitt St

Fine Restoration

520 Mercer Street

Fitzgerald Construction

15 South Arlene Drive

Gluetek

4720 3rd Avenue

Godfathers Contracting

11 Cardinal Lane

GONCALVES & ALVES MASONRY

1326 Kossuth St
Bridgeport

Grish & Roll Construction

307 Warren Street

HANDY DANS

121 METACOMET DR
Meriden

HARO MAINTENANCE & CONTRACTING

650 SAW MILL RIVER RD

Ibo's Painting, LLC

1091 Pompton Ave

Icon Green Corp

94 9th St Fl 4

Imagineers LLC

635 Farmington Ave.
Hartford

Imagineers LLC

635 Farmington Ave.
Hartford

J & J Construction

2402 Harbor View Drive
Rocky Hill

J MASELLI & CO INC

80 MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS AVE

JAD Basement Systems

117 Old Post Rd
Clinton

K & F SOLUTIONS

9 Holly St

kevin white restorations L.L.C

76 Terrace st
East Haven

Kings County Demolition

802 Avenue U Apt 3D

Literati Group LLC

Suite 502, 55-59 Chrystie Street

Lotus Flooring

1382 Burke Ave

Manis Construction Group

397 Ridge Road Suite 3

MAP Construction, LLC

675 lakeshore Drive

MARIANI ENTERPRISES

2437 AVON ROAD

MARIO'S PAINTING

P.O. Box 3247 TCB

MARKSMEN ENTERPRISES LLC

144 MAIN STREET PO BOX 728

MAX PARANGI ARCHITECTS

399 Knollwood Road

MCC Contracting

1681 Raritan Rd

Meehan Renovations Inc

318 Brooklyn Mountain Road

MERIDIAN ENVIRONMENTAL SVC INC

24 GERMANIA STATION RD

MG Masonry

60 Connecticut 87
Andover

Midway Logistics

201 Webster Ave

octagon construction

10 jeanette st

Ortega's Home Repair

47 Madison Avenue

Osgood Construction

10 Winding Rd
Brookfield

Prominent Builders

243 Rock Road

PULSINELLI CONTRACTORS

25 W Franklin St

Quality Renovations

PO Box 58 Oakland, New Jersey

Shur Shot Gunite Corporation

61 Vale Rd
Brookfield

Sidcom International Inc

4460 Monticello Ave 2

SKAVE HOMES

4434 bedford ave

SM Welch Remodeling

16 Ogden Lord Road
Marlborough

T Stewart Paving

137 Washington Ave

Tari Restoration Inc

79-53 262nd st

Taylor Contractors Inc

17 shinefine Ave

TCF Associates

259 South Main Street
Torrington

The Masters Touch

725 River Road

The Right Contractor, LLC

2 Wind Meadow Trail

THREE GUYS MASONRY

23 Buddington Rd
Shelton

Thurgood Masonry

113 Heller Hill Rd

Top Level Inc

180 Wetherell St
Manchester

Topaz Remodelers Inc

85-44 159th St

Trusted Construction

79 Noble Avenue
Milford

TSC Contracting

518 Prospect Ave.

Two Brothers, LLC

81 pierre ave

UCPW, LLC.

82 parkway

UNDER CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS

88 OLD BROADWAY W
North Haven

United Services Associates INC

620 coney Island Avenue

United Waterproofing Corp

10 North Sussex St.

Upton, Inc. Landscape & Construction

50 Industry Drive
West Haven

Valentin Construction

58 Silverlane
East Hartford

Value Dry

16 N Center St

Viking Masonry

164 Avery Street
Manchester

VINCENZO MASONRY

38 Butternut Lane
Meriden

Violette Silvester And Sons Inc

65 Cherry St
East Hartford

Wolfman Contracting

91 N. 14th Street

Woodbridge Builders

624 Michigan Ave.

Woodland Building & Remodeling LLC

11 Putnam Rd
New Milford

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