Experiencing Leaning Brick Walls or Chimneys?

As your home and foundation settle, a variety of things can begin to shift and change in your home. One of the major signs of foundation issues is leaning walls or chimneys. The more severe the lean is, the more serious your underlying problems probably are. A weakening structure is nothing to ignore. If you see a leaning wall or chimney, you shouldn’t put your family at risk any more, call a professional right away. At Foundation Strategies and Construction, we can help you get your home back on track and keep your family safe from structural issues. Close Up of a Normal Chimney

Leaning Walls or Chimney Causes

Leaning walls or chimneys can be caused by a number of things but most likely, the ground beneath your home is starting to settle. With temperature changes over time, the soil expands and contracts, weakening its integrity. As the soil is weakened, so is the foundation of your home which relies on that soil. Both the soil and your home begin to settle, which causes dangerous things to happen, like:

Once you see any signs of foundation failure, you don’t want to wait and see what could happen next, you’ll want to call an expert to fix it immediately.

Leaning Wall Repair

Since the walls and chimney of your home are integral parts of the structure, you don’t want to try and DIY or hire just anyone. At Foundation Strategies and Construction we will come to your home to assess the problem before charging you for any repairs. We want you to feel safe in your home without breaking the bank. We have a full range of services and products we offer as a Grip-Tite certified dealer that is guaranteed to fix your home and keep it safe for years to come. Trust our professionals to know the best fix for you. Call today!