SYMPTOMS OF FOUNDATION FAILURE

There are many different causes for foundation failure. There are also many different symptoms that can help you to identify the problem so you can start getting it fixed as soon as possible.

What to look for:


How to tell if your foundation needs repair

Inside of House

  • Cracks in drywall
  • Doors and windows that stick
  • Cracks in floor or tile
  • Misaligned doors and windows
  • Trim or molding misaligned
  • Torn or wrinkled wallpaper

Outside of House

  • Gaps around doors and windows
  • Cracks in foundation
  • Cracks in the bricks
  • Fascia board pulling away
  • Chimneys are tilting or leaning

Garage

  • Separation from door
  • Wall rotating out
  • Cracks in the brick

Basement of House

 

  • Walls leaning in or out  
  • Cracks in the poured or block walls
  • Water leakage through cracks at base of walls