Foundation Failure

 

Signs of Foundation Failure
Know the signs before it's too late!



Inside the House

  • Cracks in the drywall or ceilings
  • Sticking windows and/or doors
  • Cracks in concrete floors
  • Gaps around doors and windows
  • Misaligned doors and windows
  • Sloping floors

Outside the House

  • Gaps around doors and windows
  • Cracks in foundation walls
  • Cracks in exterior brick
  • Failed waterproofing
  • Leaning or tilting chimneys
  • Water ponding around the foundation
  • Soil separation around the foundation

Garage

  • Separation cracks between walls and slab
  • Walls tilting outward
  • Sloping floors

Basement

  • Walls leaning in our out
  • Bowed walls
  • Cracks in the basement walls
  • Water leakage through the basement walls
  • Cracked floors
  • Water stains on walls and/or floors

Crawl Space

  • Cracks in the foundation
  • Bowing foundations walls
  • Tilting or leaning walls
  • Collapsed piers