Bowing Walls | Common Foundation Problem | Matthews Wall Anchor

Bowing Walls


bowing walls occur often in block foundations in Pennsylvania and OhioThe picture to the left shows what bowing walls look like. Basement walls may fail from the pressure of the soil around it. The structure is designed to withstand a certain amount of pressure. Once this is reached and exceeded, the lateral pressure can make all types of foundations including block or concrete foundations bow or lean. Sometimes there is water standing in the yard and there is no drainage. This is one of the leading causes of bowing basement walls. As walls start to lean and crack this makes your home very unsafe and could potentially allow water to seep into the basement or crawl space. Bowing walls are a common occurrence in the Pennsylvania and Ohio area. Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services offers many underpinning solutions for your bowing walls needs.

Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services can assist with all your bowing wall repair needs. We are best repair option in the Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Youngstown area. We have the solutions to help fix your bowing or leaning walls. Our team will diagnose the underlying problem and use one of our of foundation support systems to straighten your wall.


Waterproofing your basement and using surface drainage methods can help direct water away from your foundation taking pressure off your basement walls. A sump pump and sump pit system could allow any build up of water to be diverted away. With our proven basement waterproofing system and foundation repair services, we can help you with any bowing wall repairs.

Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services can assist with plates and anchors that can be used to compress the wall to maximize its strength. You will find that compressed walls are the best bet when you have bowing in your walls. Plate anchors and helical tiebacks add long-lasting, strong support to bowing or leaning walls. Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services can install these supports with little intrusion into your home, yard, and landscaping. They are proven as the best solution for bowing walls for your Pennsylvania home.

Please contact Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services for your bowing wall repair needs in the Pennsylvania and Ohio area. With the very best in helical piering products including helical tiebacks, as well as carbon fiber solutions, Matthews Wall Anchors & Waterproofing Services can find the right bowing wall solution for your home.


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