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Novel Remodeling in La Canada serves most of San Fernando Valley and San Gabriel Valley. Our contractor provides free quotes to homes in Sylmar, La Canada, La Crescenta, Monrovia, Glendale, and even parts of Pasadena.  

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Kitchen Remodeling

Bathroom Remodeling

Room Additions

Drought Landscaping

Window Installation

Roof Repairs

Patio/Deck Repairs

Foundation Repairs


Full Energy Audits


Leak Detection

Solar Evaluation

Gray Water System

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Foundation Cracking

Whether you just discovered your foundation is cracking or you are looking for an experienced foundation contractor that can help assess the damages, La Canada Contractors in conjunction with Novel can provide professional evaluation of the damages. Most homeowners that live in the La Canada community are hillside and often have slab foundations. A slab foundation is type of foundation that concrete is poured on a prepared surface where a home should be built upon. La Canada, La Crescenta and Montrose being a community high up on the San Fernando Hills, often experiences shifts in the earth, which causes cracks in the foundation. Foundation cracks can result in costly damages throughout the house, and eventually the destruction of your property. Sounds harsh right?  Does not have to be when you find it early and repair it immediately.

Why Foundations Crack?

Most homeowners that noticed cracks near the edges of their home are experiencing slab foundation cracks and repairs of these types of foundations can help you save thousands in the long run. Foundation cracks occur when homeowner’s soil becomes faulty due to lack of preparation. Furthermore, often times large tree’s with deep roots often cause vast amount of damages to the foundation leaving the foundation crippled and city not allowing grandfather trees to be removed. During Los Angeles boom, many homes were needed and proper soil evaluation and lack of preparation resulted in a large number of homes crumbling. Homeowners often have no clue as to what is going on to their foundations. An expert is needed to assess cracks, and the foundation as a whole to determine if the home can be sustained within the existing foundation or a new foundation is needed.

How to Spot Foundation Damages?

The easiest way to spot foundation damages is to go where the damages are, and look for physical signs of cracking, structural shifting and visible damages to the concrete.  If you do notice cracks near the doors and windows of your house, or slight shift in the level of your flooring, you can be sure its a foundation related problem. Repairing foundations can be affordable if you choose right! Compare costs today with La Canada Contractors and let us help you with your foundation.

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