An experienced Acculevel project manager will arrive at the property and perform a full inspection of any of the reported symptoms. Measurements, drawings and other details such as photographs may be taken. A contract outlining the proposed work will be provided.
To ensure proper adhesion of the strap epoxy, the surface of the wall is grinded down to remove any dirt, oil or paint that may be on the surface. Only the area where the strap will be placed is grinded down.
Using a special application gun, a stronger than steel epoxy is applied to the strap in a zig zag motion to provide complete coverage.
The strap is connected to the wall and any excess epoxy is smoothed out over the top of the strap. The straps and wall may now to painted to improve the look of the wall.
If you think you may need Carbon Fiber Straps, it is possible you are experiencing some or all of the following symptoms. If you are not, these symptoms may appear over time if left untreated. It is not uncommon that a homeowner is requiring several services at once and may have symptoms that are inconsistent with the following graphic.
Cracked Interior Walls
Cracked Foundation Walls
Decreased HVAC Efficiency
Subject to the terms and conditions of customer's contract with Acculevel, this warranty covers the replacement of defective components should the carbon fiber strap(s) sold and installed by Acculevel Inc. fail from lateral loading or deterioration due to defects from material or workmanship. The carbon fiber straps are warranted for their designed use, which is to maximize tensile strength for lateral loads. The warranty does not cover failure due to acts of God or nature i.e. earthquake, flood, fire etc., collision by equipment or vehicle, or shear loads due to settlement, as determined in Acculevel's sole discretion.
Warranty claims must be submitted in writing to Acculevel Inc. 9495 N. Waldron Rd. Rossville, IN 46065. Once a claim has been filed, a field representative will visit the structure to evaluate the failure described and cause of the failure and contact the manufacturer as to the claim. The component in question will be exposed and elevations recorded. In approximately one month the components will be re-evaluated and elevations recorded again. This will determine the necessary action to be taken to ensure the structure is supported properly. Acculevel has the sole discretion to determine replacement or adjustment under this warranty. This warranty is made in lieu of all other warranties expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranty of fitness for a particular purpose and warranty of merchantability, and of all other obligations on contractor's part. This is not a warranty for, and Acculevel has no liability for, direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages on any claim. The remedy provided in this warranty is customer's sole and exclusive remedy. Warranty is activated when final payment is received.
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