Why Should you Fix your Foundation?

Foundation problems affect your home in many ways. Learn more about why it's important to fix these issues soon.

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If your foundation has problems like cracks and settling, here are seven reasons why you should fix these issues today:

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1. The problem will get worse

A foundation problem never gets better or corrected on its own—only worse over time. As it does, it is going to cost more to fix.

2. Resale Value

Buyers are competitive and don’t want to purchase a home with a structural foundation problem.

3. Appearance

Both exterior and interior foundation problems can often be an eyesore.

4. Door and window operation

As your foundation beings to fail to hold the house where it should be, your house sinks, settles, and moves—this causes doors and windows to stick and jam.

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5. Water intrusion

Foundation cracks allow water in, or at the very least moisture (water vapor), which can damage your living space in a variety of ways.

6. Safety

Foundations collapsing, chunks of brick veneer falling off of the house, and other serious safety hazards can and have happened.

7. Unwanted Pests

Insects and rodents can get into your home through cracks in your foundation, becoming uninvited house guests.

Repair and Protect Your Foundation with Expert Help

An unstable foundation can cause your home to literally pull apart so fixing your foundation is an investment that will pay for itself. To schedule your free consultation with our foundation experts, call our office.

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