Foundation Repair in IN, including Fort Wayne, South Bend & Gary.
Foundation Repair

The PowerBrace™ Foundation Wall Repair System

What It Does:

When foundation walls begin to buckle, bow or tilt inward, homeowners are correct to be alarmed. Outside pressure from soil and water can actually cause foundation walls to collapse!

The PowerBrace™ is a patented foundation wall repair system that's designed to stabilize failing basement walls and provide the potential t straighten walls over time.

These steel i-beams will stabilize the wall in its current position without any further adjustment. Over time, the PowerBrace™ System can be tightened to make bowing or tilting walls straighter.

Technical Features

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We serve Fort Wayne, South Bend, Gary, and many nearby areas in Indiana.

Bracing Your Bowing, Buckling Foundation Walls

A failed, rusty i-beam foundation wall system installed in Kendallville.

Sub-par I-beam systems will rust and deteriorate over time. The PowerBrace™ system includes a zinc-coating that protects it from this kind of corrosion.

When possible, we recommend repairing bowing or buckling foundation walls with Geo-Lock™ Wall Anchors.

However, this wall anchor system requires access to the earth outside of the foundation. Sometimes, property line issues eliminate this as an option.

When outside access is impossible, ask our foundation specialists to explain the advantages of the PowerBrace™ System. Our experts will be able to examine your foundation and determine of this repair strategy will work for you.

The PowerBrace™ employs a unique, patented approach to stabilizing and straightening bowed and buckled foundation walls over time.

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Installing the PowerBrace™ Wall System

The PowerBrace™ can be installed with no disruption to outside soils or landscaping. This foundation wall system installs quickly in your home, immediately and permanently halting the inward movement of your foundation walls.

Cutting the wall brace system for an i-beam foundation repair in Warsaw

Cutting Wall Braces

The PowerBrace™ is a wall repair system based on strong steel I-beams. The I-beams and their support hardware have a special rust-resistant zinc coating to ensure that your system will look and perform like new for decades to come.

Our foundation experts will determine how many PowerBrace™ supports are required for your wall repair. Before a PowerBrace™ support is installed in your home, it must be cut to size.

Based on the wall height of your basement, we will cut each beam to the appropriate height.


Securing the i-beam system to the top of the floor joist in a foundation wall repair in Michigan City.

Securing The Floor Joist Hardware

Next, the top of each brace is attached to a floor joist near the mudsill at the top of the wall. The specially designed bracket is bolted to the floor joist and contains a large-diameter bolt for adjusting and tightening after the installation.

A PowerBrace™ installation will not damage your floor framing. To ensure proper performance of this wall repair system, your foundation contractor will inspect the strength of your floor joists prior to recommending this repair strategy.


straightening the i-beam system and wall brace in Merrillville.

Fine-Tuning The PowerBrace™ Positions

The PowerBrace™ Foundation Wall System works best when each I-beam is perfectly plumb or vertical. The contractor will use a level to fine-tune the position of each beam in preparation for the next step.

At Foundation Supportworks, Inc., we take pride in the lasting quality of each of our installations. We stand by each PowerBrace™ installation with our 25-year warranty against manufacturing defects, as well our installation warranty.


Mounting the I-beam brace to the slab floor in Portage.

Attaching Braces To The Floor

To complete the installation of your PowerBrace™ System, each beam will be attached to your concrete foundation floor with a special, bolt-in-place bracket.

Unlike other foundation wall repair methods that install from the inside of the foundation walls, the PowerBrace™ System spans the entire height of the foundation walls. This makes the PowerBrace™ system suitable for repairing walls that bow and buckle from the middle.

Additionally, the PowerBrace™ can repair walls that are sliding inwards from the bottom or tilting inwards from the top.


Straightening a foundation wall with the PowerBrace™ i-beam system in a La Porte home.

Straighten Walls

The PowerBrace™ System includes a unique, patented adjustment mechanism that is unlike any other I-beam foundation wall repair system.

The bracket that anchors each I-beam to a floor joist includes a long bolt that can be tightened over time to advance the I-beam. This can force a bowed or buckled foundation wall back toward is original vertical & straight position. Straightening potential depends on several factors, including soil conditions outside the foundation.

Your Foundation Wall Repair Contractors In IN

At Foundation Supportworks, Inc. we want to help you restore your bowing, buckling, tilting, or shifting foundation walls back to their original, structurally stable condition. To help you decide if we're the company for you, we offer free foundation wall repair quotes throughout our Indiana service area.

Each of our Free Estimates includes a no-obligation written price quote, an on-site consultation, and a copy of our 96-page full-color book "Foundation Repair Science".

We proudly serve South Bend, Fort Wayne, Gary, surrounding areas such as Valparaiso, Elkhart, Goshen, Mishawaka, Michigan City, La Porte, Crown Point, and many other parts of IN.

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Serving IN including the Greater Fort Wayne area
Our Indiana Service Area
Cities in Allen County, IN
Fort Wayne
Grabill
Harlan
Hoagland
Huntertown
Leo
Monroeville
New Haven
Spencerville
Woodburn
Yoder

Cities in De Kalb County, IN
Ashley
Auburn
Butler
Corunna
Garrett
Saint Joe
Waterloo

Cities in Elkhart County, IN
Bristol
Elkhart
Goshen
Middlebury
Millersburg
Nappanee
New Paris
Wakarusa

Cities in Fulton County, IN
Akron
Kewanna
Rochester

Cities in Huntington County, IN
Huntington
Roanoke

Cities in Jasper County, IN
Demotte
Fair Oaks
Rensselaer
Wheatfield

Cities in Kosciusko County, IN
Burket
Claypool
Etna Green
Leesburg
Mentone
Milford
North Webster
Pierceton
Silver Lake
Syracuse
Warsaw
Winona Lake

Cities in La Porte County, IN
Hanna
La Crosse
La Porte
Michigan City
Mill Creek
Rolling Prairie
Union Mills
Wanatah
Westville

Cities in Lagrange County, IN
Howe
Lagrange
Shipshewana
Topeka
Wolcottville

Cities in Lake County, IN
Cedar Lake
Crown Point
Gary
Griffith
Hammond
Highland
Hobart
Lake Station
Lowell
Merrillville
Munster
Saint John
Schererville

Cities in Marshall County, IN
Argos
Bourbon
Bremen
Culver
Plymouth
Tippecanoe

Cities in Miami County, IN
Macy

Cities in Newton County, IN
Brook
Lake Village
Morocco

Cities in Noble County, IN
Albion
Avilla
Cromwell
Kendallville
Kimmell
Laotto
Ligonier
Rome City
Wawaka

Cities in Porter County, IN
Chesterton
Hebron
Kouts
Portage
Valparaiso

Cities in Pulaski County, IN
Francesville
Medaryville
Monterey
Star City
Winamac

Cities in St Joseph County, IN
Granger
Lakeville
Mishawaka
New Carlisle
North Liberty
Notre Dame
Osceola
South Bend
Walkerton

Cities in Starke County, IN
Grovertown
Hamlet
Knox
North Judson
San Pierre

Cities in Steuben County, IN
Angola
Fremont
Hamilton
Hudson
Orland
Pleasant Lake

Cities in Wabash County, IN
North Manchester
Roann
Urbana

Cities in Wells County, IN
Markle
Ossian

Cities in Whitley County, IN
Churubusco
Columbia City
Larwill
South Whitley

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