Underpinning Slab Foundations Long Hill, CT
An improper soil moisture balance can cause foundation problems. Droughts, floods, tree roots, and shrubs pull water from the ground, and pipe breaks can disrupt the soil’s moisture balance and create fundamental problems. Here are some sign to keep in mind when trying to identify basic problems and it’s time to hire Underpinning Slab Foundations.
Cracks in slabs are often caused by soil or shrinkage of the soil beneath the house, but can also be due to expansion of another area of the slab. If doors or broken panels get stuck or crack at the corners of the frame, it is usually due to a foundation problem. As the base settles and turns away from the horizontal, separation can occur around doors and windows.