Water damage is one of the main causes of structural damage in homes. Your basement is especially vulnerable to water damage because it is frequently in contact with water and moisture from the soil in which the foundation is embedded.
Foundation repair can be expensive and very involving. It is therefore in the homeowner’s best interests to ensure that the repair is done well. Errors are not only expensive to repair but can also result in even more damage of the foundation.
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While some types of cracks simply indicate the shrinking of concrete and are therefore nothing much to worry about, the appearance of large cracks of any type should worry you. Here are details about four types of wall cracks and what they mean.
Horizontal cracks often result from basement wall bowing. The presence of these cracks on your basement walls is therefore a sure sign that the walls are bending or bulging. Stair step cracks indicate notable foundation movements and can also lead to wall bowing.