Perhaps nothing creates that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach faster than the sight of a bowing basement wall. After all, we understand from childhood that walls should be straight — and when they’re not, we instinctively know that something is wrong… very wrong.
Basement walls fail in different ways, depending on whether they’re of the poured or block variety, but they fail for the same reason: increased pressure from the soil surrounding your home’s foundation.
If your basement wall was constructed from poured concrete, wall failure symptoms can include:
So, you’re experiencing that sinking feeling because you’ve discovered that one of your basement walls is cracked and bowing inward. Now what do you do? Fortunately, though bowing walls are a serious issue that needs to be addressed as soon as possible, Foundation Recovery Systems offers several solutions that will permanently fix and protect bowing walls, including:
Our Certified Field Inspectors are trained to expertly diagnose foundation problems. They use highly specialized equipment that allows them to develop a solution tailored to your home’s unique needs. By the time the inspection is over, you’ll know exactly what caused the problem, exactly what it will take to fix it permanently and exactly how much it will cost to do so.
Once a solution has been customized for your home, we pick a date for the job. At that time, a highly trained production crew will install the solution, leaving your home fixed and protected for future generations — restoring its value, improving your family’s quality of life and giving you lasting peace of mind.