February 6, 2024


What Does it Cost to Repair a Foundation 

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Foundation repair costs vary based on issues, foundation type, and damage extent. In 2024, the typical price range for foundation repair is between $2,500 and $7,000, with a national average around $5,000. Prices can range from $300 for small problems to $15,000 for major issues that impact the stability of the house. 

Repairing in New Orleans is expensive due to unstable delta soils and old homes with shallow foundations. 

Specific Types of Foundation Repairs Come with Different Costs

The repair method and the foundation type also play a significant role in determining the cost 

– Pier and beam leveling without foundation work typically costs between $3,500.00 and $15,000.00. 

– Pier and beam foundation repair or foundation replacement can range from $10,000.00 to $35,000.00 on average. 

Foundation repairs for slab houses involve installing new segmental concrete pilings to stabilize the slab.  Depending on the severity of the issue these cost can range from $3,500.00. to as much as $50,000.00. 

More severe problems like foundation failure, costs can range from $25,000.00 to $75,000.00 depending on the size of the structure. 

Other factors that can influence the cost include the home size, the accessibility of the foundation, soil stability, and the need for additional services like a structural engineer report or soil report. Unseen obstacles during the repair process can also add to the overall cost. 

Get several quotes and advice from trustworthy contractors before starting foundation repairs, as prices and methods can differ greatly. 

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