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Wall Cracks

WALL CRACKS CAN BE A SIGN OF MORE SERIOUS FOUNDATION PROBLEMS

Foundation repair & waterproofing in McCandless, PA

How serious are your wall cracks? Some cracks aren’t of major concern, but others can be an indication of foundation problems. At Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services, we can inspect your wall cracks to determine if it is an indication of foundation problems. Over time, homes start to settle and cause small cracks. Gaping and horizontal cracks are serious signs that indicate foundation failure.

Wall cracks in Pennsylvania and Ohio are a common problem. We can determine the cause of your walls cracks and offer the best wall repair method. Some wall cracks are caused by foundation settlement, which can cause wall cracks. You can count on Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services to assist you with your wall crack issues in the Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Bethel Park areas. We can provide a detailed, no-obligation basement wall repair estimate.

WALL CRACK REPAIR SOLUTIONS

wall cracksYou should understand the type of crack you have so you will be able to know what services you will need. Vertical and angled cracks are usually caused by settlement or heaving. Horizontal cracks can be caused by lateral pressure. Water can also cause additional problems. If you have standing water in a yard due to poor drainage, you may find that once the foundation settles, cracks will form and water will find its way into the structure. Your basement walls can become compromised when the outside soil expands and a tremendous force is exerted against your structure.

READ MORE: Click here to read a great article from Earth Contact Products on the different types of wall cracks and what they might mean. 

foundation wall cracksIt is important to take steps to repair a cracked wall once you see indications. When cracks appear within the wall you know the integrity is compromised. Ignoring this problem can lead to structural failure and the entire wall would need to be replaced. When cracks start to form it is good to keep an eye out for warning signs of foundation failure. Catching a problem when it is small is better than dealing with it when it becomes catastrophic. Some solutions for foundation repair and basement waterproofing include underpinning, wall plate anchors, helical tiebacks, drainage, and gutter or downspout repairs. Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services uses the quality products made by Earth Contact Product (ECP), the leading manufacturer of foundation repair and basement waterproofing products in the industry.

WALL CRACK REPAIR EXPERTS

If you’re looking for a professional contractor who can repair your wall crack problems in Pennsylvania or Ohio, Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services is your best choice. Our professional foundation experts have the training and expertise for making all kinds of foundation repairs, including straightening foundation walls.

For all your wall crack repair needs, count on the professionals at Matthews Wall Anchor & Waterproofing Services. Give them a call today!

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