Tag: cracked wall

  1. What Happens to My Home’s Foundation in the Spring?

    Let’s have a quick flashback to science class, okay?  Cold weather makes porous materials contract, or shrink inward.  When it gets warmer outside, these materials expand.  That’s easy enough, right?   Now let’s think about all the materials in and around your home. ...
  2. Are Foundation Repairs Worth the Cost?

    Home repairs are not cheap.  High quality foundation repairs are definitely not cheap.  So you may wonder: is it really worth investing serious cash into something that may not be visible?   Absolutely, yes it is.   I know this may sound like a self-serving answer,...
  3. How to Know if Your Foundation Needs Repair

    It can be unnerving, to find cracks in your home’s walls, ceiling, or foundation.  You don’t know what it means.  Is it minor? Just a cosmetic issue? Will your house fall down?  I understand how easily reasonable concern can turn into panic.   Since we first opened...
  4. Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Foundation Repair?

    When you find cracks, or signs of damage within your foundation, you worry how serious the damage is, what repairs are needed, and how you’re going to pay for those repairs.  It seems logical that your homeowners insurance would cover part (or all!) of the...
  5. How to Repair Foundation Cracks

    When you find a crack in your foundation, you probably have one of two basic reactions.  Either you panic that your home is no longer stable, or you shrug it off as routine settling.  I’d suggest avoiding these extremes, and aim for the grey area between them;...

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