Definitely look outside first. It could be a simple fix such as making sure any landscape beds are properly sloped away from the house. Or if there is a low area you can simply raise it with topsoil. It could be that a downspout is...
4 Answers · Home & Garden · 30/11/2007
A horizontal crack that wide is serious. This indicates that the weight of the earth up against your wall has fractured the wall and could possibly result in total failure. I would be also interested in how far out of plumb (vertical level) your wall...
2 Answers · Home & Garden · 23/04/2008
first u make sure there isn't a hole near the foundation . the ground should slope away from the house. next you make sure all the ...
1 Answers · Home & Garden · 28/08/2006
I am going to try and locate something similar. I tried selling my home a while back and it did not pass inspection because of of the cracks in my cement foundation . I will hunt at home depot tomorrow.
1 Answers · Home & Garden · 14/03/2009
You need a foundation repair contractor. Most likely, you have clay soils around your house that..., bowing foundation walls are an expensive repair that costs 20-30 thousand dollars. If you rebuild the ...
11 Answers · Home & Garden · 17/10/2009
Look for cracks around your doors and windows on the inside and outside. If you see them check with a structural engineer to do a survey. He will tell you if it is an ongoing problem or nothing to worry about.
2 Answers · Home & Garden · 28/08/2012
...should have been poured solid when they were placed for the foundation , but I would not try and remove the sill plate to do that now.
5 Answers · Home & Garden · 08/08/2011
You can mix some mortar or you can even use plaster of paris. If the holes are not to deep, you can use spackle. All of these will adhere to concrete.
6 Answers · Home & Garden · 20/06/2009