Home Elevation Solution for Flood Zone Homeowners
If your home was damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the first step is to contact a Certified CHANCE Installer who can connect you to a local Structural Engineer. You will then need to schedule an appointment with the engineer, who will develop a plan of repair for your home. The Structural Engineer and CHANCE Installer will work together to ensure that your home repair plan meets FEMA recommendations and local building code requirements.
Next, you will need to hire a reputable contractor with proof of a current certificate of insurance to lift or raise your home. Once your home has been elevated to the proper height, your CHANCE Installer will proceed with the installation of the foundation system. Note that only Certified CHANCE Installers can offer the fully transferrable CHANCE product Warranty.
The CHANCE Helical Pulldown® Micropile (HPM) is a deep foundation support system consisting of a grouted steel shaft with helix bearing plates located at the tip. The pile is screwed into the ground by the contractor with small installation equipment that will fit under your home. The HPM is designed to resist wave action and debris impact on your home during a storm.
Each plan of repair is unique because each home is different. Rest assured that your home repair plan will best suit the structural needs of your home based on weight, loads, and architectural design, as well as take into account the properties of the soil.
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