Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 by Cassi Henes
Fire Inspections Post-fire fire for fire damaged home foundations in the Waldo Canyon area.
Homes in the Evacuated Areas Suffer Foundation Damage.
Many home foundations were heavily damaged by the intense heat as well as the fire. Peak Basement Systems has received phone calls by our local engineers, and homeowners with concerns for foundation inspections post-fire for foundations damaged by the fire and intense heat the fire caused.
Fire fighting efforts saved many homes!
Helicopter water drops to prevent fire loss as well as fire fighters who just refused to quit saved homes in the path of the Waldo Canyon Wildfire. According to Gazette.com, fire fighters arrived in Waldo Canyon just ahead of the 68 miles an hour wind gusts, Their heroic efforts to save as many homes as they could are recorded in the July 9th Gazette.com post. Waldo Canyon homeowners are grateful to the fire fighters!
Building officials are requiring foundation certifications in order to rebuild on existing foundations.
Home foundations inspections are necessary as the rebuilding and repairs to the Waldo Canyon homes get under way. Each foundation inspection will examine the structural integrity of the foundation that suffered the intense fire and heat from the Waldo Canyon Wildfire.
Peak is ready to help!
We can work with homeowners to provide foundation inspections. Peak can utilize existing engineer reports to provide the cost of repairs as well as meet onsite or meet with displaced homeowners in our office. Peak is located at 723 S. Sierra Madre St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Peak Basement Systems has been actively serving the Waldo Canyon Area for over a decade. As Peak performs foundations inspections, we are acutely aware of the soil conditions and the weather concerns that are unique to the Waldo Canyon area as well as the concerns for the integrity of foundations that encountered the extreme heat and fire damage of the Waldo Canyon Wildfire.
Now that homeowners return and survey the damages cause by the Waldo Canyon Fire, the BIG question is: Do I need a foundation inspection?
Here are reasons to have a foundation inspection before you rebuild or repair. If you can say yes to any of these queries, you do..
a. Yes, you will need a foundation inspection if you believe your home may have sustained damage from the fire.
b. Yes, you will need a foundation inspection if you notice cracking, settling, bowing, or bending of foundation walls.
c. Yes, you will need a foundation inspection if your structure was destroyed or compromised and you wish to rebuild on your existing foundation.
Call Peak Basement Systems today. We will listen to your concerns and your needs and will immediately implement a plan of action to get your foundation inspection, rebuild or repairs under way.
For Foundation Inspections
Contact Peak Basement Systems at (719) 260-7070 or go to www.peakbasementsystems.com Like us at www.facebook.com/peakbasement or connect with us on twitter: #PeakBasement Peak is located at 723 S. Sierra Madre St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Healing and restoration begins with a strong, sure foundation upon which to rebuild a better tomorrow! Peak Basement Systems pledges to be here for our Waldo Canyon community, for each and every homeowner. Connect with us today for a free foundation inspection.