Foundation damage can cause a variety of problems for homeowners. Home renovations are hard or impossible to complete when the foundation is not straight and stable. In addition, foundation damage can devalue the home and make it harder to sell. It's important to be able to identify the signs of foundation trouble in a West Edmonton home and take care of the problem before it's out of control. These tips can help.
How Can You Identify Foundation Damage?
Some signs of foundation damage are very obvious, other signs are less so. Some of the most obvious signs of foundation damage include:
- Stair stepping cracks in the foundation mortar
- Horizontal cracks in the foundation
- Bowing walls
- Large cracks in the walls in the basement,