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Common Foundation Repair Issues
Your homes foundation is the most important part of its structural integrity. Problems with your foundation can present themselves in many different ways throughout your home. If you are noticing cracks in concrete floors, diagonally ripping and tearing in your drywall, sticking doors and windows or doors that will not close anymore or stair-step cracks in bricks or blocks, it may be time to call in the professionals. These are signs that your foundation may be in need of foundation repair.
Foundation problems are common in North Texas due to high clay content in soils. Improper compaction during construction, improper drainage, excessive foliage, plumbing leaks, drought, and flood rains are all causes of foundation failure. In each case the chief activator of the problem is water. Controlling the moisture content of the soil around your foundation is necessary maintenance for every home in North Texas.
Answers to your Concrete Foundation Repair Questions
Expansion and contraction of soil over time causes uneven settlement in foundations. If you have one or more of these symptoms, donâ€™t wait to call. Foundation problems always get worse with time, never better. Call Integrity Foundation Repair today for an evaluation.
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