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Uneven Floor

Uneven floors might indicate underlying foundation concerns. At Tar Heel Basement Systems, we’ve addressed countless homes across North Carolina dealing with uneven floors due to foundation settling, complications in crawl spaces, and various structural anomalies. 

With our professional team, we not only identify the root cause of your uneven flooring but also suggest efficient foundation repair tactics to reestablish and secure your home. 

What Are Uneven Floors? 

Uneven floors occur when the flooring in a home is no longer level. Sometimes, you’ll notice elevated areas compared to the rest, leading to an uneven walking surface. Often, this comes hand in hand with sticking doors, noticeable cracks in your walls, and even visible gaps between the floor and skirting.  

These issues can be traced back to a shifting or sinking foundation, compounded by issues like water infiltration in crawl spaces. When overlooked, these discrepancies can escalate. 

What Causes Uneven Floors? 

A couple of primary culprits are: 

1. Foundation Settlement 

When the earth beneath your home moves or compresses, your foundation sinks in response. This can differ from one area to another, compromising the structural integrity of your home. Nature has its ways – soil expansion and contracting makes the soil move. 

2. Compromised Floor Joists 

For homes with a crawl space, the floor joists that support your main flooring can weaken over the years. In many North Carolina homes, moisture in crawl spaces has been the silent villain causing floor issues. Without a protective shield like crawl space encapsulation, this moisture can lead to timber decay, resulting in saggy floors. 

Being proactive is key. Regular inspections of your crawl space can ward off moisture and mold. Taking timely action will not only safeguard your residence but also ensure the well-being of its inhabitants. 

Spotting and rectifying the core issue is essential for a long-lasting fix. Our skilled technicians meticulously assess every foundation facet to identify the exact problem. 

Is There a Fix for Uneven Floors? 

Yes! Addressing the main cause can set uneven floors right. The repair technique will be tailored to your home’s foundation type. 

How to Fix Uneven Floors 

With Tar Heel Basement Systems at your service, we cater to diverse foundation types and employ tried-and-tested methods to firm up and possibly elevate your flooring: 

Post-addressing the foundational issues, we also touch up any surface-level damage resulting from uneven floors. 

Why Tackle Uneven Floors Promptly? 

Addressing uneven floors without delay is pivotal to: 

  • Ward off escalating structural damages 
  • Enhance safety by curtailing fall risks 
  • Mitigate associated hassles like jammed doors or fractured walls 
  • Augment property value by potentially reinstating flat floors 
  • Assurance of having a fortified home foundation 

With Tar Heel Basement Systems by your side in North Carolina, rest assured that your uneven floors will be a thing of the past. Reach out to schedule a free consultation! 

Tar Heel Basement Systems: Your Uneven Floor Solution 

Uneven floors are more than an eyesore; they signal foundational issues. At Tar Heel Basement Systems, we’re not just experts; we’re your North Carolina neighbors. With advanced tools and a dedicated team, we address the root causes, ensuring your home stands firm and level. Experience peace of mind with us by your side. Contact us today to schedule a free inspection!  


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Our Locations

Fayetteville Location

3400 Walsh Pky, Suite 220
Fayetteville, NC 28311

Greensboro Location

611 Summit Ave, Suite 5
Greensboro, NC 27405

North Raleigh

208 Millbrook Rd. Suite C
Raleigh, NC 27609

Raleigh / Durham / Chapel Hill Location

3333 Air Park Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Wilmington Location

2155 Enterprise Dr. NE
Leland, NC 28451

Winston-salem / High Point Location

2910 Griffith Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27103