Thursday, February 4th, 2016 by Danielle Wesbur
There are many signs of foundation settlement that can be detected in any home, but first, you should know why to fix it. First off, the settlement problem will only get worse as time passes. We also must remember that time is money. The longer you wait to fix this problem the more it will cost to fix. Second, the resale value of your home decreases dramatically. Nobody wants to buy a house when there are foundation problems. Now, if money isn’t a reason to fix it, how about safety? When you have foundation settlement, you could be at risk of foundation collapsing, chunks of bricks falling off your home and more. Now, if that still is not enough to get this problem fixed, think about all the water and moisture those cracks in the wall are letting in. Moisture coming through the walls causes mold, fungi and other harms to your health. Money, safety, and the health of you and your loved ones, those are all good reasons to fix your foundation settlement problems.
We now know why to fix your settlement problem, now let’s figure out if you have foundation issues. These are 5 signs of settlement visible inside or outside your home.
Ultimately, if you have any of these signs in your home, don’t panic. Foundation settlement can happen to any home and there’s a solution for all of these problems. For more information regarding foundation repair, contact us today at 320-515-2200.
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