Causes of Wall Cracks in Virginia and Maryland

If you notice wall cracks in your Virginia home, it could be a sign of foundation settlement. Look around your home and see if you find any of these types of cracks:

Vertical and angled cracks are usually caused by settlement or heaving.
Horizontal cracks are more likely to be caused by lateral pressure.
Center converging
Stair-step cracks
Jagged 45-degree angle cracks
If you find any of these types of foundation cracks, it is important to have a professional inspect your home. The experts at  Basement Masters Waterproofing will give you a no-cost evaluation and diagnose the cause and severity of these cracks.

Common Types of Wall Cracks


Crack Repair Options in Virginia & Maryland

So what are your options to repair cracks before they become a larger issue for your foundation? Basement Masters Waterproofing offers epoxy injections to resolve both wall and floor cracks. This is a fast, economical way to resolve cracks. In the process of stopping leaks, it strengthens the crack so it is even stronger than before it cracked! We can do all the work from the inside of your home, no landscaping excavation needed. We offer a 10-year warranty on our crack injection repair service, so you know we stand behind our work.

Another option is carbon fiber repair. This not only helps with cracked walls but also bowing and leaning walls. This is a cost-effective solution as the job can usually be completed in one day. We partner with Emecole and Fortress Stabilization Systems and use Carbon Fiber / Kevlar technology. For strong, stable foundation repairs you can count on this product to last and provide the support needed to keep your home safe.

Contact us today for these and other crack repair solutions for your Virginia home. We will provide you with a free estimate and find a solution that fits your budget and needs. Don’t wait for that crack to cause foundation failure. Call us today to protect your foundation and home.

Preventative maintenance plan

Stay ahead of the problem. Our technicians can maintain and repair waterproofing systems for homeowners anywhere in our service area, including the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, and the surrounding area.

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