Restoring Your Home's Foundation

At Refined Homes, we understand that your home is more than just a structure—it's a piece of history. Many homes in St. Paul, especially those built before 1950, possess a unique charm and character that modern buildings often lack. However, these older homes also come with their own set of challenges, particularly when it comes to their foundational integrity. Refined Homes is proud to be recognized as the NARI Contractor of the Year. As a trusted home remodeling company in St. Paul and a universal design home builder, we ensure that each project reflects our commitment to superior craftsmanship and customer satisfaction. 


Structural issues can arise due to various factors, including age, settling, soil conditions, and previous renovations that may not have been up to code. Addressing these problems is crucial for several reasons:


  • Safety: Ensuring your home’s foundation is secure protects your family from potential hazards.


  • Preservation: Proper restoration maintains your home's architectural integrity and historical value.


  • Investment: Strengthening your home’s structure enhances its market value and longevity.

Comprehensive Restoration Services

Refined Homes offers a complete range of structural restoration services designed to meet the unique needs of older homes. Our expert team combines advanced techniques with a deep respect for historical architecture to deliver superior results. Our non-insurance claim-related structural restoration services allow you to tailor the solutions to your specific needs without the constraints of insurance policies.


Underpinning is a critical process for homes experiencing foundation issues. Our underpinning services include:

  • Foundation Stabilization: Reinforcing and stabilizing your home’s existing foundation to prevent further movement.

  • Load Redistribution: Ensuring the weight of your home is evenly distributed to avoid future structural problems.

  • Excavation and Support: Carefully excavating around the foundation and adding new supports to enhance stability.

Structural Repairs

Refined Homes addresses all types of structural damage with precision and care:

  • Crack Repair: Filling and sealing cracks in walls, floors, and foundations to prevent water intrusion and further damage.

  • Wall Reinforcement: Strengthening or rebuilding walls that have deteriorated over time.

  • Beam and Joist Replacement: Replacing damaged or weakened beams and joists to restore your home’s structural integrity.


At Refined Homes, we pride ourselves on our dedication to quality craftsmanship and customer satisfaction. As an award-winning remodeler in St. Paul, we bring superior craftsmanship to every project. When you choose us for your structural restoration needs, you benefit from:

Experienced Professionals: Our team has extensive experience in handling the complexities of older homes.

Respect for History: We approach every project with a deep respect for your home's historical significance, preserving its character while enhancing its safety and functionality.

Customized Solutions: We tailor our services to meet your home's specific needs, ensuring the best possible outcome.


Our award-winning team works closely with you throughout the whole process to learn about your home’s story and your dreams for remodeling. See Remodels



Refined Homes founders Tricia and Ian Wiitanen, personally focus on each project to provide superior craftsmanship and customer care. Discover Our Approach

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