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Our displayed service area is not definitive and indicates the general vicinity of which we do business. B-Level reserves the right to accept a job if it is in a reasonable distance from our headquarters located in Baltimore, OH.

Signs of Foundation Failure

Inside

Signs on the inside of the house that indicate foundation problems may include:

• Doors and windows that are misaligned
• Cracks in the sheetrock
• Doors and windows that are sticking
• Sloping of the floor
• Cracks in the floor or tile

Outside

Signs on the outside of the house that indicate foundation problems may include:

• Cracks in the brick
• Gaps around the doors and windows
• Cracks in the foundation
• Fascia board

Garage

Signs in the garage that indicate foundation problems may include:

• Separation from door
• Wall rotating out
• Cracked brick

Basement

Signs in the basement that indicate foundation problems may include:

• Walls leaning in or out
• Cracks in the wall
• Water intrusion

Foundation Failure

Why Good Foundations Go Bad

There are a number of factors that put stress on your foundation. Unfortunately, most of them are out of your control. That puts stress on you. Give us a call today. We will be happy to apply our years of experience to your home’s unique needs. We know your home is your most prized possession and no one should have to live in fear of foundation damage signs.

Foundation Failure Causes

1. Evaporation

Hot dry wind and intense heat will often cause the soil to shrink beneath the foundation.

2. Transpiration

Tree roots may desiccate the soil beneath a home causing the soil to shrink and the home to settle.

3. Plumbing Leaks

Water from plumbing leaks is often a cause of foundation problems.

4. Drainage

Improper drainage is one of the leading causes of foundation failure. Excess moisture will erode or consolidate soils and cause settlement.

5. Inferior Foundation Construction

Insufficient steel and inferior concrete will contribute to movement in the slab.

6. Inferior Ground Preparation

Soft, low density soils and/or improperly compacted soil beneath a home is the leading cause of foundation failure.

7. Poor Soil Conditions

Poor soil and its expansion and/or contraction contribute to foundation failure.

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