A bowing foundation wall, leaning foundation wall, or tilting foundation wall generally occurs when hydro-static pressure builds up on your foundation wall, be it concrete, block, or stone.
Foundations are built to withstand an abundance of weight vertically, however, foundation walls can only take on so much weight horizontally before it begins to bow, lean, tilt.
To continue our promise to our Homeowners or Prospective Homeowners, we've complied a list of things to monitor when you believe you may have a bowing foundation wall:
Identifying a bowing foundation wall, leaning foundation wall, or tilting foundation wall is simplistic in nature.
Foundations are built to be straight, drywall is laid flat, and siding it tucked tight. Anything outside of those norms should be cause for concern.
Due to the various reasons for your homes bowing foundation wall, leaning foundation wall, or tilting foundation wall, you can expect a variety of solutions.
Having only one method to reestablish structural integrity to a bowing foundation wall, leaning foundation wall, or tilting foundation wall will simply not work for all of the foundation types and home layouts we have in Kansas City.
In fact, some methods will do more harm than good if not applied in the appropriate situations.
At DLN Solutions, we train our Project Liaisons as true Structural Analysts, providing actual solutions instead of over-selling a problem.
Your Project Liaisons will effectively utilize a level and a tape measure to determine exactly how much your foundation wall has begun to bow, lean, or tilt. These measurements are typically measured in inches.
If your Project Liaison identifies an issue that needs to be remedied, they will discuss our various methods to resolving a bowing foundation wall, leaning foundation wall or tilting foundation wall:
With over 30+ years of experience in the Foundation Repair, Drainage, and Basement Waterproofing field, you can trust the DLN Solutions diagnosis of your home's foundation movement.
If our Project Liaisons identify that a remedy to foundation leaning is needed, they may recommend various solutions.
One size does not fit all for bowing, leaning, or tilting foundation walls.
It's crucial that a professional addresses these issues and provides the most cost effective solution.
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