Members of the International Association of Structural Movers

and the Roselle Illinois Chamber of Commerce.

and the Roselle Historical Foundation

Failing Stone, Brick Foundation Wall or Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU)


Wall bowing inward, horizontal or stair-step cracks in CMU wall.


Driveway loading or hydrostatic pressure will move foundation walls toward the inside.


When a wall is not beyond the centerline of support, a reinforced concrete retaining wall is placed inside the failed area (refer to drawing).


When the wall is beyond the centerline of support, the structure is temporarily shored to remove and replace the existing CMU wall with a reinforced concrete wall. Draintile is connected to the existing sump pit or a new pit installed. The sawcut basement floor is repaired.

The Dave Pate Advantage:

Each masonry unit is held in place by the reinforced concrete retaining wall.