Are WALL ANCHORS reliable for FIXING BOWING BASEMENT WALLS? [Advice on Wall Anchor Systems]

Are wall anchors reliable for fixing bowing basement walls? This is a mini series on earth anchor systems, what they do, and why we sometimes use them for foundation repair. Home improvement can be complicated, but not with Dry Guys!

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In order to fix cracked and bowing walls or leaning in walls a lot of contractors will use a product known as a helical wall anchor. How these differ from the Geo-Lock wall anchor systems is the equipment that is used to drill them through your wall is much heavier, much bulkier and disturbs the household a lot more. Keep watching to see the details!

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The Basics Of Mud Jacking For Foundation Repair

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