When it comes to basement wall cracks there are different types that you may see within your home. These cracks include horizontal cracks, vertical cracks, and stair step cracks. Horizontal and stair-step cracks usually are deemed the most severe. The best way to find out the seriousness of your basement wall cracks is to call in a trusted foundation repair company to determine how significant the situation is.
There are many root causes of your basement wall cracks. Some of these causes include settlement, hydrostatic pressure, poor drainage, poor concrete mix, poor construction, and more. All in all, no matter the underlying cause of a basement wall crack, it could be a sign of foundation damage. Therefore, your foundation needs to be inspected and repaired by an expert.
Do I Need to Fix This?
Basement wall cracks can allow unwanted pollutions and insects into your home. If left untreated, it can become more costly and damaging down the road. The best way to determine the severity of your basement wall crack is to have an expert come evaluate the situation. LUX Foundation Solutions provides top of the line basement wall crack repair to homeowner’s in Northern Virginia. Contact us today to get started.
Depending on the severity of your basement wall cracks; we can determine a custom solution to repair your basement wall. Narrow cracks can be treated by our technicians with epoxy compounds that seals off the entry point. The more significant the cracks are the more extensive the repair will be. The wider cracks will be stabilized using the Grip-Tite Push Pier System or Grip-Tite Helical Pile System. Each system provides a strong support system that can correct your foundation structure problems. At LUX Foundation Solutions we offer free inspections to determine the severity of your foundation problems. Once assessed, we will then provide the proper recommendations that will resolve your issue. Contact us today!