Carbon Fiber Wall Repair

Carbon Fiber Wall Repair

’58 Strong Carbon Fiber Wall Straps are used to repair bowing walls on both block and concrete foundations. However, block walls are far more likely to bow and therefore need these types of repairs more frequently than poured concrete walls.

There are 3 basic carbon fiber products that can be used for foundation repair problems.

  • 4″ Carbon Fiber Straps. Carbon fiber straps (also known as Carbon Laminates) are about as thin as a dime (0.05″), but their tensile strength is stronger than steel. These strips or laminates are used to repair bowing walls that are not deflected more than 2″ laterally. ‘58 Foundations properly prepares the wall and applying a tough epoxy to create an extremely strong bond. The application fully cures in 3 to 5 days and is paintable in 24 hours.
  • 10″ Unidirectional Flexible Carbon Fabric. This is a flexible carbon fiber mesh material that is also used to stop bowing in block or concrete walls. The tensile strength of this 10″ fabric is about the same as the 4″ strips/laminates. This unidirectional carbon fabric may be used instead of laminate strips when the block wall is bowing and the mortar joints are out of alignment, or if the masonry components are somewhat loose or deflected. The 10″ fabric adds increased stability to more of the individual blocks.
  • 12″ Bi-Directional Flexible Carbon Fabric. This product is used to repair cracking block walls. The cracks can be vertical, horizontal, or diagonal. The thickness of this material is 0.047″.

Let us help you determine the best carbon fiber wall strap solution to completely solve your home problems! We serve nine states on the eastern seaboard including Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, plus Washington DC.

We provide basement waterproofing and foundation repair. Contact your nearest ’58 Foundations location for a free inspection and price quote.

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