Saber Foundation Repair
Franz Froehlich, an expert in Foundation Repair and Stabilization, is the Owner and Founder of South Coast Piering, Inc., dba Saber. Prior to establishing Saber in 2001, he founded South Coast Grinding, Inc., which continues strong as a branch of service under Saber. He holds several contractor licenses, including: General B, Specialty D30 for Pile Driving and Foundation Underpinning, and D6 concrete.
He is a member of California Geotechnical Association, Contractor Nation, and local Apartment /HOA associations. Saber is a member of the Supportworks Dealer Network, who named him the No. 10 out of top 75 dealers in the Supportworks network in 2018. Franz believes in Redefining the construction industry with WOW! service and exceeding expectations of all his customers. He feels that "more is better" for his customers, his employees and for the dealer network.
Franz' hobbies include aeronautics, motorcycle riding (on and off road), sailing and time spent on a beach with his family. One of his major goals is to never stop learning.
Case Studies I've worked on:
PolyLevel(R) in Calexico
The Before picture shows a hole that formed next to a walkway. This was creating a trip hazard.
The After picture shows a Saber crew member preparing this area for our Polylevel processs. This installation will fill this void and stabilize the driveway.
Push Piers in Yucca Valley
The Before picture shows major cracking on the exterior walls of a Yucca Valley home.
The After picture Shows a installed Push Pier, that is stabilizing this home's foundation.
PolyLevel(R) in La Quinta
The Before picture shows a walkway that is sinking. There is a void under the walkway.
The After picture shows the stabilized walkway. Saber filled the void with our PolyLevel process.
PolyLevel(R) and Push Piers in Big Bear City
The Before picture shows a fireplace that is shifting.
The After picture shows the installation of a Push Pier that is stabilizing the foundation.
Nexus Pro (TM) in Lake Arrowhead
The Before picture shows a crack in a driveway. This crack is caused by the earth settling under it.
The After picture shows The crack being repaired by filling it with Silicone base Nexus Pro (TM).
Smart Jacks in Twin Peaks
The Before picture shows the home with old wood posts in the home's crawl space.
The After picture shows all metal Smart Jacks being added to the home's crawl space. These jacks strengthened the floors of the home.
Crawlspace drainage in Valley Center
This home had drainage problems in the Crawlspace.
The before picture shows a trench already dug by Saber's crew. This picture shows the drainage pipe and drain being installed.
The After picture shows the trench and pipe being covered with gravel. Saber also installed a sump pump in the crawlspace.
Smart Jacks in Ontario, Ca
The Before picture shows the Crawlspace of a home with tilting floors.
The After picture shows all metal Smart Jacks added to level the floor.
Seismic Retrofitting in Coronado
The Before Picture is a support post before the installation of a Seismic Retrofitting Caps.
The After picture is a support post with the Seismic Retrofitting cap stabilizing the posts that supporting the home's floor.
Push Piers in Aliso Viejo
The Before picture shows the interior wall cracking in this Aliso Viejo Home. Noel R. also had cracks in the grout between the home's tiles and cracks in the garage floor.
The After picture shows Push Piers that are installed to stabilize the home's foundation. The PVC pipe in the picture was also repaired.
Nexus Pro(TM) Crack Repair in San Gabriel
The Before picture shows concredte that is cracked.The crack was increasing in size.
The After picture shows this crack being repaired with Nexus Pro (TM). This stops the cracking, and repairs the cracks,
Seismic Retrofitting in Pico Rivera
The Before picture shows a home's crawlspace. The home is sitting on the foundation without a strong connection.
The After picture shows a Universal Foundation Plate attaching the foundation to the homes mud seal. This picture also shows the A35 Framing Angle that connects the home to the mud seal. These two components stabilize the home to the foundation.
Smart Jacks and Push Piers in Montebello
The Before picture shows a unsupported sagging floor in this home's crawlspace.
The After picture shows all metal Smart Jacks and a cross beam stabilizing the floors. Saber also stabilized this home foundation by using Push Piers.
CleanSpace in Tujunga
The Before picture shows a Crawlspace that the homeowner wanted to be able to access from inside of his home.
The After picture shows the same space. Our crew had excavated dirt from under the home to increase the height of the Crawlspace. We then waterproofed this are with CleanSpace.
Push Pier Installation in Bakersfield
The before picture shows a exterior wall crack on this Bakersfield home.
The After picture shows a installed Push Pier to stabilize the home's foundation.
Helical Piers in Hermosa Beach
Hermosa Beach resident Tamra M. contacted Saber regarding cracks in the walls and parking area of her house. Our Project Design Specialist completed a thorough evaluation of Tamra's home. The Before picture shows one of the cracks in the concrete.
Our crew installed Helical Piers to stabilize the home foundation. The After picture shows a Helical insert being installed to stabilize Tamra's home foundation .
Crawl Space in Frazier Park
The Before photo shows a Crawl Space without a foundation support beam.
The After photo shows the Crawl Space with a foundation support beam.
Push Piers in Moorpark
The Before picture shows exterior walls of a Moorpark home cracking.
The After picture shows the foundation being stabilized with Push Piers.