Every Foundation Repair Company will offer some type of Foundation Repair Warranty, with most Foundation Repair Projects. Although the Foundation Repair Warranty is very important, never lose sight of the importance of the repair itself. If a company tries to sell you a fancy warranty (backed by warranty trust programs) its just that, SALES TATIC 101!!!! The first thing you should do when faced with a Foundation Problem contact a Structural or Civil Engineer that is familiar with Foundation Repair methods. Than get (3) bids on the Engineers recommendations and/or drawings.
Lifetime Transferable Warranty
What does Lifetime Transferable Warranty mean? The length of a foundation repair warranty is typically “lifetime”. This, of course, refers to the life of the structure to which the repair was made.
Most foundation warranties are also transferable. However, this will most likely come with a stipulations found in the fine print. If the home is sold, the foundation repair company may require a transfer application to be submitted to them, along with a fee within a certain time frame. Otherwise, they will consider the warranty null and void with a new homeowner.
Lifetime Transferable, Foundation Repair Warranty
A Foundation Repair Warranty By Foundation Masters of Florida, will cover the Foundation Repair itself as long as no major changes occur that may effect the repair. For example, if you make a major remodel to the home, (make structural changes or add weight to the foundation) or change the landscape around the foundation (affecting drainage) or install a pool or retaining wall close to the foundation. The best thing to do is to contact your Foundation Repair Company and inform them of your proposed project. This will help prevent a future problem.
Obviously, Natural and man made disasters will void the warranty. This will include “common sense”, fire, earthquake, flood and storm damage.
If you live in Florida, Foundation Masters, LLC will Warranty every Foundation Repair Project for life of the structure…
Foundation Masters, has the only Foundation Repair Warranty search data base. When its time to sell your home this data base is a huge, it helps the buyer review the project, engineered drawings and the warranty terms.