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The reason poured concrete walls fail is not because they are weak. The true problem lies in the connections between the top of the wall and the home's wood framing. Even when foundation walls meet building code requirements, the forces pushing in on them can exceed the strength of these connections. Once this attachment is lost, the wall begins to crack and tip inward at the top. WallDefense brackets provide your foundation walls with multiple, direct attachments that add great strength and permanently stabilize them, even if changing soil conditions increase the pressure, or load, on them.
Permanently protects walls from movement, including tipping — guaranteed by warranty.
Prevents the disruption and expense of future wall failure and repair.
Steel bracket provides direct connection with floor joists.
Easily concealed and won't affect basement finishing projects.
Quick, easy installation with minimal disruption to the home.
Attach WallDefense steel plate to the top of the foundation wall, in line with the floor joist.
Attach WallDefense steel runner to the bottom edge of the floor joist, with the end of the runner tight against the plate.
Foundation walls are now permanently protected from future movement.
Our Promise. Your Property.
Rest assured that WallDefense brackets from Supportworks will keep your poured foundation walls permanently protected against the increasing pressure on them from settlement. Your local dealer can give you even more information about this product, including details about the warranty.
Why You Need It
After a home is built, changes often occur in the surrounding soil. Those changes are the primary cause of foundation settlement and bowing or leaning foundation walls. Excess moisture increases the weight of soils surrounding the home, adding to the force pushing inward on the walls. Moisture and frost may also cause soil to expand, adding to this pressure. Once the damage is done, it must be repaired and stabilized against further movement or eventual failure.