Foundation settlement warning signs can come in many different forms. From the interior to the exterior of your house, there are many different signs to catch an issue before it becomes worse.
Save yourself time, money and headaches by spotting these symptoms early. It’s a good idea to do a routine check around the outside of your home at least once per year to make sure you can catch any issues before they become worse.
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Outdoor Warning Signs
Wall cracks can be easily spotted on the brick or concrete walls outside your home. Brick and stone walls can appear in a stair-step fashion, whereas concrete cracks will often be vertical in nature.
Collapsing Retaining Walls
Retaining walls are defined as any wall not connected to your home’s foundation that have been built to retain dirt from washing or eroding away.
Your foundation also supports the weight of your chimney. If you start to notice any tilting or separation of the chimney from your house, the structural integrity of your foundation could be compromised.