-Find top-rated Service Providers

Find Top-Rated Monroeville Foundation Contractors

Angie's List helps you hire the best - and avoid the rest!

Foundation Contractors to Avoid

70

Top Rated Foundation Contractors

37

Prevent buyer's remorse with us

  • Over 3 million people trust Angie's List to help make the right choice
  • Be informed to avoid costly mistakes
  • Shop with us to ensure a fair price
  • Our complaint resolution team will help if a project goes bad
+See Verified Local Reviews

Over 3,124 reviews for
Monroeville Foundation Contractors from people just like you.

A
"WENT VERY WELL. HE CAME AT THE TIME HE SAID HE WOULD TOOK MEASUREMENTS OF THE HOUSE,. HE EXPLAINED WHAT WAS CAUSING MY PROBLEM AND SUGGESTED A SOLUTION.

-BRENDA G.

A
"They take a lot of care when leveling so as to minimize the damage.
and
were very good at communicating throughout" the job, which took about a week. I feel their work was of superior quality. That said, workers are workers and take care to protect anything you do not want dust on or in or have lumber thrown on.

-Timothy K.

+Shop, Schedule, and Save on Services

Shop, Search and Save from anywhere!

  • Offers are exclusively provided by highly rated companies
  • Angie’s List members have access to exclusive discounts on local services
  • Shop, schedule, and stay on top of progress from any device
  • Our 30 Day Refund Guarantee means you can buy with confidence!
+Join 2 Million People on Angie's List

Over 2 million people trust Angie's List.

  • Your Membership Includes:
  • Instant access to top rated businesses covering 700+ services
  • Our Complaint Resolution Team to help when a project goes bad
  • On-the-go access to our iPhone, Android, & iPad apps
Find top-rated Service Providers
See Verified Local Reviews
Shop, Schedule, and Save on Services
Join 2 Million People on Angie's List

Local Articles in Monroeville

Crawl Spaces

Homes that aren't built on a slab foundation or basement feature crawl spaces to allow for the necessary access to plumbing, electrical and other home systems.

crack in concrete driveway
Foundation Repair

Many homeowners worry about the severity of foundation cracks in the basement.

Angie's List
Appraisals - Real Estate, Architects & Building Design, Basement Waterproofing, Bathtub Refinishing & Liners, Biohazard Remediation, Builders - Garages/Barns/Sheds, Builders - Homes, Cabinet Making, Cabinet Refacing/Restoration, Carpentry - Unfinished, Carpentry - Woodworking, Carpet Sales/Installation/Repair, Chimney Caps, Chimney Repair, Chimney Sweep, Closets, Concrete - Leveling/Mudjacking, Concrete - Pouring & Repair, Concrete - Stamped & Decorative, Countertops, Deck Maintenance, Decks & Porches, Delivery Service, Dock Building & Repair, Doors, Drywall, Dumpster Service, Electrical, Epoxy Flooring, Excavating, Fireplaces, Floor Cleaning/Polishing/Waxing, Flooring Sales/Installation/Repair, Foundation Repair, Fountains, Garage Doors, Glass & Mirrors, Glass Block, Gutter Cleaning, Gutter Repair & Replacement, Handymen, Hardwood Flooring Sales/Installation/Refinishing, Hauling, Heating & A/C, Home Automation, Hurricane Shutters, Insulation, Land Surveying, Landscaping, Landscaping - Hardscaping & Pavers, Landscaping - Lakefront, Landscaping & Lighting, Lawn & Yard Work, Lawn Fertilization & Treatment, Lawn Irrigation, Lead Testing & Removal, Marble & Granite, Masonry, Mold Testing & Remediation, Moving, Painting - Exterior, Painting - Interior, Pest Control/Exterminating, Plumbing, Plumbing - Drain Cleaning, Pressure Washing, Radon Detection & Reduction, Remodeling - Basements, Remodeling - General, Remodeling - Kitchen & Bathroom, Remodeling - Modular & Mobile Home, Remodeling - Sunrooms & Patio Enclosures, Roof Cleaning, Roof Ice/Snow Removal, Roofing, Screen Repair, Septic Tank, Sewer Cleaning, Siding, Skylights, Stone & Gravel, Structural Engineering, Stucco, Tree Service, TV Service - Cable, TV Service - Satellite, Wallpaper Removal, Wallpapering, Window Cleaning, Window Tinting, Window Treatments, Windows, Windows - Egress, Windows - Safety & Security Film, Wrought Iron

Contractors say homeowners with this trait are the most satisfied with home improvement projects.

Relying solely on measurements to determine the condition of a foundation often leads to risks incurring further damage to a home, says Granott. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Dale W. of Boones Mill, Virginia.)
Foundation Repair

Measuring your foundation for levelness alone is not enough to determine if your foundation needs repair. A foundation expert will evaluate all the factors.

Download the Angie's List Fall Maintenance Guide to get started on protecting your home from potentially damaging winter weather. (Graphic design by Matt Mukerjee)
Heating & A/C, Deck Maintenance, Lawn Fertilization & Treatment, Water Heaters, Plumbing, Roofing, Gutter Cleaning, Garage Doors, Fireplaces, Chimney Sweep, Insulation, Auto Service, Foundation Repair, Lawn Irrigation, Tree Service, Windows

When tree leaves and temperatures begin falling, it's a sign winter is on its way. Use this fall maintenance checklist to protect your home from winter damage.

Angie's Answers

?
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).




?
For this type of job, you need plans and specs from an Architectural/Engineering firm before thinking about contractors - and to get a building permit. Ben's method would work and done incrementally could cost well over $100,000 plus as he says, but this not really the most economic way to approach this big a job. A House Mover or Foundation Underpinning specialty company can usually slide your house onto a whole new foundation, or jack it up on steel beams and hold it there while a basement is dug underneath it, without any intermediate piers. The jacking/move cost would probably be on the order of $30-40,000, and a new basement probably about $40-50,000 - rough ballpark, though I have been involved in some 1000-1500SF single story jobs that went for under $70,000 total. I have been involved in a fair number of these type jobs - and the way the numbers come out, if there is room on the property to move the house, it is almost always nearly as cheap or cheaper to build an equivalent square footage (basement plus ground level) addition rather than add a basement under the house, and that way your new footage is half above ground so worth more on resale, plus you do not lose use of the house for a month or two. Second cheapest is usually sliding house to a new foundation, if property is large enough to do this - though house is totally cut off from utilities for a week to three. Most expensive, and usually only done in tight city environments or with full 2 story or higher houses, is adding the foundation in place, though your utility interruptions should be on the order of hours at a time rather than days or weeks. Talk to an architect - I think you will quickly lean towards the addition option rather than adding a basement - it is just too expensive to deepen foundations in most cases, plus you WILL get cracking in the house and possible water and sewer pipe problems in a move/underpinning job, which is not the case with an addition. This become more likely the case since you want to add 8 feet off the back of the home anyway - so why not just enlarge the addition and do it all that way - MUCH simpler, and MUCH less disruption of your life, and you get much higher resale return on your investment.
?
?
?
?

Foundation Repair reviews in Monroeville

D

Rating
The provider was nice and courteous to talk to but promised to finish landscaping around the pool and did not then stated he would at least load the extra dirt left over if we provided a truck then told us we would have to rent a bobcat and take care of the dirt ourselves cause he didn't have time.He neglected to get a permit for the job which we had take care of.The next problem was the provider stated he would have to charge $1500 to install bonding to pass inspection and $50.00 to wire the pool pump.Very disatisfied overall.If he was losing money on the job as he stated then he should have quoted the price appropriately instead of leaving it unfinished. The yard is still a mess with piles of dirt that we are still trying to deal with Overall he didn not do what he promised when he agreed to take on the job.I will not use or recommend this company ever.
- robert C.
C

Rating
They work they did was fine. But if you want a warranty from
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
, get your plumbing leak-tested (and repaired) BEFORE you fix the foundation. If you live in an old house, it probably has some cast-iron pipes and they probably leak.
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
's contract stipulates that you must pass a leak test and have any leaks repaired within 30 days after they finish. That's 30 days to get the system tested, hire a second company to locate the leaks, get bids from plumbers to repair the leaks, pick one to do the work, get the work done and get the system retested. Thirty days. If you dawdle, no warranty. Doesn't apparently matter where in the house the leaks were or how bad they were. They tell you this in a form letter and include a copy of the contract you signed with your signature highlighted in yellow in case you forgot what your signature looks like. This lesson cost me more than $3,000. If you've read this far, you've gotten it for free.
- Clay Z.
A

Rating
First of all they did not charge anything to check my home, but I sure felt like a $50 to $70 fee for their inspection woudl be worth it. After the inspection showed no settling of the foundation anywhere, he suggested what to do about cracks in my bricks. He was very efficient with his test and very pleasant to speak to. All went well and I would use them again.
- Bobby L.
A

Rating
We had 3 estimates from Angies list,
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
Drainage (
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
)was the only one who listen to our concerns,
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
allowed my wife & myself to voice our concerns,the price was much less than the other 2 est.they came out at the time they said they would, & finished when
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
said they would. When they left the job everything look great & so far the drainage is working great, would highly recommend
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
Drainage
- steven A.
A

Rating
Great, they called me, gave me a time that the person would come. Sent an email with
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
's information so I could contact him directly if I needed. I texted him the morning of just to confirm and make sure he had my number so could text if he needed to. He confirmed, texted me on the way to let me know. Texted me to let me know he ran into traffic because of rain. Arrived only 10 mins late, took a look and took pictures and notes and put together a quick estimate. Explained everything to me and later followed up with that same estimate in writing via email. He was super nice, super polite and a pleasure to work with. I'm still getting other quotes but even if their prices are a bit lower I'd be inclined to work with them because of his professionalism. I also felt like he was honest. He told me how long they were scheduling out and what to expect. I want it done yesterday and of course that can't happen :)
- Jessi H.
A

Rating
Perfect.
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
and Her crew did an awesome job. Took their time and competed all aspects of the job in a way that demonstrated their professionalism. They went above and beyond what we expected. If you need a house or building leveled you will not go wrong hiring this company.
- Mark M.
A

Rating
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
came in April, inspected the interior, exterior and foundation of the house. He educated us what was going on with our foundation and recommended a handyman that could install a dryer vent for us. We hired the handyman and got the dryer vent installed. Then we called
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
again in mid August and said we would like to do the repairs and retrofit. They honored the estimate even though it was past 45 days, and scheduled the job for the following week. The job was done in a day in a half.
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
kept us informed how the job was going and times that they would arrive and finish. Everything went smoothly.
- DANA W.
A

Rating
Working with this company was great.
Monroeville Foundation Contractors Provider Name Locked
responded quickly, came out right away to look at what we needed, discussed in detail what he proposed, scheduled work easily, The work appears to be quality. We feel so much better to have the basement cracks taken care of and have the warranty to back it up.
- Cynthia P.

Foundation Contractors in Monroeville, PA

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!

A Better Choice Inc

97 N Thompson Ln
North Huntingdon

A Capital chimney

6694 State Route 30
Jeannette

Advanced Basement Solutions

1200 Herminie W Newton Rd
West Newton

Akator Construction

374 Markle Rd
Apollo

All Star Painting and Home Remodeling

1700 Field Ave
Pittsburgh

America's Basement Contractor

69 Chambers Ave
Greenville

AMERICAN CONTRACTING COMPANY INC

900 FREDERICKA DR
Pittsburgh

American Restoration Services

22 Rutgers Rd
Pittsburgh

ANG Development

333 blvd of the allies
Pittsburgh

AquaGuard Systems Inc

4240 Greensburg Pike
Pittsburgh

ARBUCKLE WATERPROOFING

420 first street
Carnegie

Ark Basement Services

532 Broadway Ave
Pitcairn

Baker's Waterproofing

570 Carlton Dr
Bentleyville

Bella Construction And Development Inc

13380 State Route 30
North Huntingdon

Brian McDade Construction

23 Oliver Street
Mc Donald

Brian Renne Masonry LLC

300 Ridge Church Rd
Amity

Carmello Construction LLC

1017 3rd St
Monessen

Champion Waterproofing Inc

1216 Lowry Ave
Jeannette

Comfort Basement

1250 Bethlehem Pike
Hatfield

Costa Custom Builders LLC

7711 Kifer Ln
Irwin

D-Bug Inc Waterproofing

109B Truxal Rd
Greensburg

DAN BLACK LANDSCAPING

233 HORSESHOE DR
Mars

DAN THE HANDYMAN

919 RANDOLPH AVE.
East Butler

DP 7 Day Services Inc.

P.O Box 27042
Pittsburgh

Dr Dry Inc

2828 Saw Mill Run Blvd
Pittsburgh

Dutchy's Quality Restoration

38 Loretta Street
Latrobe

Engineered Foundation Solutions

125 Technology Dr
Canonsburg

EverDry Basement Waterproofing

1568 Mars Evans City Rd
Evans City

Finnegan Construction

Turkey Ridge Rd
Apollo

Foundation Station Inc

1224 Bushy Run Road
Jeannette

Gary J Miller Engineering Services

405 Hoodridge Drive
Pittsburgh

Greensburg Electric

304 Harrison Ave
Greensburg

Gregor Construction

740 Churchill Road
Finleyville

Ground Up Builders Remodelers

P.O. Box 53
Glenshaw

Hall & Tillander Construction

228 old east butler rd.

HomeTown Construction

2000 Noble St
Pittsburgh

House & Building Engineering

132 Oakwood Ave
Pittsburgh

Hughes Excavating

479 Patterson Rd
Bolivar

Isbir Construction & Landscape Corp

696 McKeesport Rd
Elizabeth

J. McGrew Incorporated Contractors

70 Redds Mill Road
Charleroi

Johnston Remodeling

1842 Virginia Viaduct
Washington

Justin James Excavating

117 Grey Oak Ln
Acme

Kaiser Construction

1133 Lantz Rd
Avonmore

Kellam Landscaping

103 Jones St
Aliquippa

king henrys home remodeling

107 martin drive apt 107

Klipa Contracting Company

10600 Sophia Ct
North Huntingdon

LANG GENERAL CONTRACTING INC

2404 WALNUT ST
Mckeesport

LANSBERRY MASONRY CORP

MCDEVITT ROAD
Sewickley

LERCO BUILDING CONTRACTORS LLC

541 CHRISTY RD
Eighty Four

Lloyd Anthony Construction Inc.

3125 Willett Rd
Pittsburgh

MASTERCRAFT MASONRY

PO BOX 682
Carnegie

Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services

7250 Big Beaver Blvd
Beaver Falls

Merola Co

1927 Universal Rd
Pittsburgh

Michael Dawn Construction

1004 Colvin
Beaver

Mid-Atlantic Systems of WPA, Inc.

9007 Rico Road
Monroeville

MJ'S Remodeling

Pittsburgh

Morow's Masonry Restoration

715 Lower Drennen Rd
New Kensington

NATIONAL SURFACE CLEANING CORP

2133 MILLIGAN AVE
Pittsburgh

PA Waterproofing

749 Florence Ave
Pittsburgh

Pampena Contracting, Inc.

175 SIEBERT RD
Pittsburgh

Paner Construction

603 Farragut

Panko & Sons Construction

7071 US Hwy 6
Linesville

Paragon Concrete Raising

221 Sygan Rd
Bridgeville

PASQUALE CONSTRUCTION CO

802 WENZELL AVE
Pittsburgh

Paul Turley

254 Whipple St
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Remodeling Co

3044 Industrial Blvd
Bethel Park

Pogo Construction

104 Pinoak Lane
Imperial

POLICASTRO CONSTRUCTION INC

510 GEORGETOWN RD
Coraopolis

Premier Resources Contracting

1705 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh

R S Fountain Home Improvements

7402 Diamond Drive
Washington

Ram Jack Ohio

1450 E 357th St

RICK HORN CONSTRUCTION, INC.

933 STANTON AVE.
Pittsburgh

Rolyn Companies

7 Crozerville Road
Aston

Russano Concracting

903 Spencer Ridge Dr
Glenshaw

Ryan Shock Contracting

730 Chess St
Bridgeville

SCHAFFNER MAINTENANCE

3341 SAXONBURG BLVD
Glenshaw

SL Contractors

1414 Fourth Ave
Newkensinton

Slinks Masonry Inc

276 Murdocksvile Rd
Clinton

Spraguerelli Construction

10 Union Avenue
Pittsburgh

Sure Safe EFS

1440 Grand Ave Ste B

T.W. Services

1412 Brinton Rd.
Pittsburgh

The Basement Guys

1633 Thornwood Dr

The Basement Guys - Pittsburgh

9 Evans St.
Herminie

Tri-State Development inc.

3706 5th Ave
North Versailles

Trim Tech construction

1557 Edgebrook Avenue
Brookline

Watershield Sunshield Inc

508 CHARTIERS AVE REAR
Mc Kees Rocks

wilhelm and harvey construction

514 Griffin St
Pittsburgh

Yates Contracting

Po Box 27056
Pittsburgh

Shop Local Foundation Repair Services in Monroeville, PA

Monroeville Zip Codes

Join Angie's List to get the best local reviews in Monroeville.

What Does My Membership Include?
  • Instant access to reviews for 700+ services
  • Exclusive service discounts - up to 70 percent off!
  • Top-notch support from our live call center
How does Angie's List work?
1. Say you need a Foundation Contractor
2. Angie's List has tons of detailed, local reviews.
3. Find a winner, and book them.
4. Angie's List is there to resolve any issues.
CBS
Good Morning America
Fox News
USA Today
The Wall Street Journal
MSN money