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Foundation Cracks in wallWhy Choose Basement Masters Waterproofing?

Has your home experienced foundation settlement or cracking and crumbling concrete? If so, your home could be in serious danger. In this situation, you want someone with years of experience on your side, like the professional team at Basement Masters Waterproofing. 

Signs of A Failing Foundation

An unstable foundation can cause many issues in your home, including:

  • Sloping and uneven floors
  • Doors and windows that won’t shut
  • Ceiling cracks
  • Drywall cracks
  • Basement leaks
  • …and much, much more

These may not seem like a big deal at first, but over time these issues can affect the overall structural integrity of your home, risking your safety and damaging the resale value.

What Causes Foundation Failure?

Foundation failure can be caused by many things. Over time, your foundation will settle naturally into the ground. This is normal, but it can become a danger when other factors contribute to rapid settlement. Here are some of the common ways that a foundation will sink too quickly or unevenly:

  • Poor soil compaction when the home was first built
  • Concrete foundation poorly constructed
  • Excess moisture creating soil pressure against your foundation
  • Plumbing leaks creating pooling water by your foundation
  • High water tables pushing up against your foundation floor, eventually seeping through

If you suspect any of these problems may be happening with your foundation, it’s important to get a professional’s opinion right away.

Why Should I Repair My Foundation?

As we’ve said before, foundation issues may not seem serious to you when they’re just small cracks or a slightly sloping floor, but over time this can be extremely dangerous for your family. Cracks can let in more water and unwanted pests, causing damage to your home. Your home can start growing mold since it’s exposed to more moisture than normal. This means your family’s lungs are at risk as well. Every day you wait, you’re wasting money on energy bills and allowing your home to lose value. It’s better to call a professional to handle the situation right away.

What Do I Do First?

All you need to do is give our expert team a call. Once we’ve established the problem over the phone, we will come to your home at a time convenient to you to thoroughly examine the entire home and foundation. After a decision has been made for repairs, we will call you with a free detailed quote outlining what we suggest for your home’s situation.

Trust Basement Masters Waterproofing

We know that foundation repair can be expensive and frustrating, but we strive every day to make it a quick, stress-free experience. We assure you that you will be satisfied with our proven foundation repair solutions. Check out our testimonials and project photos if you’re unsure, then give us a call today for a free quote!

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