Common Foundation Problems in Your Home

Foundation problems are no joke, but sometimes they can be hard to diagnose. If you’ve noticed changes to your home, but aren’t quite sure what they mean, you might need to call a professional or your home might be perfectly fine. Below is a list of common foundation problems, but be aware that this doesn’t cover all the signs of possible foundation damage, so it’s best to be sure with a professional opinion. If you’ve noticed some of the problems below in your own home or have more questions, call us today!

Settlement Cracks in Sheetrock/Stucco

Finding cracks on walls or around door and window frames? It may be a foundation issue.

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Person opening a door

Doors and/or Windows Sticking

If doors or windows are sticking in your home, your foundation may be settling.

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Uneven & Sloping Floors

Sloping, slanting, and uneven floors may be a sign you have a foundation settlement issue.

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Foundation Crack up close

Foundation Cracks

Cracks in your foundation is a clear sign you may have foundation settlement problems.

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Concrete slab before & after it was leveled

Settling & Sloping Slabs

Slabs settle and can become uneven when there is an underlying soil problem.

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Settling & Sloping Foundations

Foundations sinking and settling can cause major foundation problems.

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Cracks in Mortar

Cracks in the mortar of your brick or stone home can be a sign of foundation failure

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Sagging/Flexing Floors

Sagging or flexing floors are sure sign of floor joist failure and bigger foundation problems in the future.

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Wet or Damp Crawl Space

A wet or damp crawl space could be a result of improperly draining gutters. Leaving the problem to grow can also lead to foundation failure.

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Leaning Walls or Chimney

Leaning walls or a leaning chimney are signs of bigger foundation issues. Don't risk your family's health by ignoring it.

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Bowing Walls

Bowing walls are a serious issue that needs to be handled by a foundation repair expert immediately.

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Depressions in Yard

Depressions in the yard are often a sign of a bigger foundation issue right around the corner.

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Cracks in Driveway

Large cracks in your driveway could indicate foundation shifts or settlement.

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Separated Cabinets and Counters

Counters and cabinets that are separated from your walls could be caused by your foundation shifting.

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Nails Popping Out of Drywall

Nail pops could be a sign of your foundation shifting or bad construction. Click to learn more.

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