Do you have any signs of foundation repair in your home? Symptoms of foundation problems can range from small, almost invisible cracks to significant, hazardous issues that can compromise the structural integrity of your home. It’s essential to recognize the signs of a foundation problem and take the necessary steps to fix it. Here are some common symptoms that you might need foundation repair:
Cracks in Walls or Floors: Small hairline cracks in walls may seem minor, but they could be a sign that your home’s foundation is settling. If these cracks spread over time or begin to bow or curve, you should contact a professional for an inspection. It would help if you also looked for cracked tiles or flooring as well as warping or bowing walls which can indicate more significant structural problems.
Misaligned Doors and Windows: Out-of-plumb doors and windows can be another indication of foundation settlement. If your doors won’t close correctly or if there are gaps around doors and windows, this could be an indication that you need to address your home’s structural integrity with repairs.
Uneven Floors: Uneven floors may be a sign that there is an issue with the frame below them. This could be because of sinking foundations, soil washouts, dry rot, or even termite damage. Regardless of the cause, if you notice sloping floors, it’s important to have them inspected and repaired right away.
Sticking Doors: If one side of a door sticks while the other doesn’t, this could signal misalignment due to shifting foundations. Again, this is something that a professional should inspect before any further damage occurs.
Bowed Walls: Bowed walls are one of the most visible indicators that you need major foundation repairs on your property. These turned walls usually happen when large amounts of water enter the soil beneath your house, causing it to become unstable and shift over time. In these cases, it’s essential to hire a specialist to assess and make any necessary repairs in order to restore stability to your home’s structure.
Gaps Between Joists: Gaps between joists can indicate severe instability within the framework below your floorboards and even inside your basement walls or crawl spaces, where water seepage can occur without being noticed at first glance; again, this requires an inspection by a professional who will assess whether shoring solutions are needed such as additional piers (also known as pilings) which help support existing foundations from under the ground level up through all levels of construction. In some cases underpinning solutions might also be required underneath footings at different levels throughout entire construction projects in order to ensure overall stability for many years ahead – so don’t wait too long after noticing these types of gaps. Instead, contact professionals right away!
Water Damage & Mold Growth: Water damage often goes unnoticed until it’s too late – mold growth appears in hidden corners like attics, basements, crawlspaces, etc., indicating current (or past) moisture problems within structures caused due to excessive rainwater saturation over extended periods time leading up to settling/shifting conditions at base structures (which will require immediate attention). Additionally, check around areas like bathrooms/kitchens where plumbing leaks may reveal evidence of water buildup behind wall surfaces/ceilings, which will eventually lead to degradation of wallboard materials, thus creating visual warning signs later down the road that go unchecked for great lengths time – it is always best to catch these signs early before further costly damages occur.
Why CenTex Foundation Repair?
After 25 years of doing this, you learn to do things the RIGHT way. Unlike some outfits, we’re not in this for the experience. Already have plenty of that.
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A crack in your sheetrock doesn’t necessarily mean you need foundation repair. We’ve built our success on telling our customers the TRUTH.