By Reza Razmi, P.Eng | 12.28.2016
Cracks in the basement walls are one of the main reasons that we are asked by concerned homeowners to visit their building and provide an assessment. Knowing some basic information about the type and location of the cracks can help homeowners determine when they should call in a specialist.
Knowing the early signs of foundation troubles can prevent problems that ultimately could cost thousands of dollars to fix. The sooner the potential problems are identified, the easier and less expensive they will be to fix.
There are different types of cracks as well as different types of foundations. The magnitude of the problem depends on the type of foundation as well as the size and location of the cracks.
Over a series of five articles in TEG Educational Blog, TEG Structures will walk you through this basic information including early signs of foundation problems, types of foundation cracks, and repair methods.