Cracks In Foundation Normal

stair step foundation cracks

I have noticed some cracks in the foundation of my home. Are cracks in foundation normal?

Although the formation of cracks in the foundation of a home is quite common, it is anything but normal. Cracking in the bricks that make up the foundation of your home is almost always an indicator of foundation damage that will only get worse without proper repair. These cracks are due to the foundation of your home settling with changes in the soil it sits upon.

Some other signs of foundational damage include cracking on the inside of your basement or crawlspace, doors and windows sticking when you open or close them, and cracking of drywall surrounding doors or windows. Even small cracks should not be taken lightly: always remember, big cracks once started as small cracks.

Luckily for you, here at The Foundation Specialists we have solutions to all foundation repair jobs no matter the size or circumstances.

It all starts with one of our comprehensive inspections where our foundation and concrete specialists will examine the damage and formulate a realistic and honest foundation repair solution tailored specifically to your home. After we come up with the best method of repair, our team will get to work repairing your foundation with one of our state-of-the-art pier systems.

Both our Helical and Steel Push Pier solutions are far superior to the work of our competitors such as concrete underpinning and piers, and even total foundation replacement. This is because our solutions:

  • Address the real problem, which is the soil, not the foundation itself
  • Extend past the “active zone” to stabilize your home on the solid bedrock that lies below
  • Are made from high grade galvanized steel to assure quality and durability
  • Have a relatively quick install time compared to other solutions
  • Can possibly lift your home to its original position in some cases
  • Are a permanent fix to foundation stabilization issues

Homeowners in the region turn to TFS for our foundation repair services for many reasons. In addition to our innovative Steel Pier Systems, we also offer unrivaled experience and expertise. Our specialists and team leaders go through rigorous training and are certified through Supportworks to diagnose and correct any foundation problem.

Meanwhile, our customer service team will be there to help you every step of the way and ensure that you are satisfied with our work. We are also proud to be a part of the Supportworks Network, which has repaired approximately 100,000 homes across the country.

If you are in need of foundation repair at your home, contact The Foundation Specialists today for more information.

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