Solutions

Below are some insights for the common problems our customers experience. We will provide some example photographs and possible solutions for solving these issues.

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Foundation Wall Shearing

The pictures below show examples of a structural problem.   There is small horizontal crack in the middle of this block wall, but the more critical problem is the shearing between the first and second course... continue reading

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Dampness starting near top wall

As you can see in these 2 examples, the moisture starts at, or near the top of the basement wall.  The moisture is causing the paint to peel and efflorescence to occur in the mortar... continue reading

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Horizontal crack or bowing walls

These 2 photos are good examples of a bowing foundation wall caused by pressure from the outside of the foundation.   Horizontal cracks make a bowing wall much more obvious when diagnosing a problem.   When we encounter... continue reading

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Basement seepage at floor level

These photos are good examples of water seeping onto the basement floor, but there are no signs of moisture on the foundation wall.  This could indicate one of several potential scenarios.   Based on the photos,... continue reading

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Why are my basement walls wet?

If you're noticing visible moisture, peeling paint or efflorescence (a whitish crystalized substance) in the mortar between your basement blocks, it is typically an indication that there is a problem at or above the ground... continue reading

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