Wall cracks come in many shapes and sizes, so how can you know for sure if they are something to worry about our just a sign of normal wear? Contact the professionals at Basement Masters Waterproofing. We provide wall crack inspections and wall crack repairs to homes throughout the Northern VA and Southern MD areas.

Causes of Wall Cracks

Wall cracks can be a sign of a serious foundation issue, and unfortunately, it can happen to homes of any size and age. In some cases, your wall crack may be just that – a small cosmetic crack in the wall. In other cases, though, it can be a sign that something much more serious is going on. Common causes of wall cracks include:

  • Foundation settlement
  • Hydrostatic pressure
  • Poor or no water drainage system
  • Expanding soil
  • Poor construction

When our team comes to your home for an inspection, we don’t just cover up the crack and hope it doesn’t happen again. Our team has extensive knowledge with causes of wall cracks and will uncover the problem and provide a solution to ensure you are safe for years to come.

Common Types of Wall Cracks

If you notice wall cracks in your home, it could be a sign of foundation settlement. Look around your home and see if you find any of the cracks below, which are true sounds of a foundation problem.

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. If we do determine that you have foundation failure, our team can also fix it to get your home back to a safe condition.

Customized Wall Crack Repair Solutions

So what are your options to repair cracks before they become a larger issue for your foundation? We usually provide two wall crack repair solutions that are both proven to be effective and affordable.

Epoxy Injections: We use these 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.

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.

If you live in the Northern VA area, contact us today for these and other foundation repair solutions for your home. We will provide you with a free estimate and find a solution that fits your budget and needs.

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