Foundation Repair! Bulging floors, cracked walls, and doors that won’t close are all signs of foundation distress. Sixty percent of all homes built on expansive soils suffer from foundation distress. The trouble occurs when only part of the foundation heaves or settles, causing cracks and other damage.
This differential movement is largely caused by differences in soil moisture. Loss or gain of soil moisture can cause serious shrinkage or swelling.
If the frame of a house does not begin to distort until after three or more years of satisfactory performance, Higher Elevation is here for you, it is doubtful that the distortion is caused by full-depth Foundation Repair, which is always evidenced by matching cracks. Cracks occur at each side of a portion of the foundation wall that is undergoing downward movement caused by soil bearing failure.
Foundation Repair is a valuable way to perform your due diligence as a buyer and seller. Most home purchases are contingent on a satisfactory Foundation Repair, and the results of the inspection may be used to require the seller to make repairs or adjust the purchase price to keep the transaction moving. Foundation Repair, provide Many services, such as plumbing and electrical, are rated during an inspection as part of the overall condition of the home.
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