How Can I Tell If My Concrete Foundation Needs Repairs?

How can I tell if my concrete foundation needs repairs? If your walls are leaking, it could be time for a foundation repair. If you have cracks on the foundation wall and there is water coming through those...

If you have cracks on the foundation wall and there is water coming through those cracks, it needs repairs.


The first thing that a homeowner should do is to make sure that the water reaching the house has been redirected as far away from the house as the rain allows. You want to have gutters on your roof so that the water is driven down the driveway. You want to do landscaping, so that the ground is sloping downward away from the house. Those are the first things that a house should have. It should not be trapping water to stay around the perimeter of it, because the water will go down underneath the house and it can fill with enough pressure and cause problems.

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