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Old 07-12-2015, 05:57 PM   #1
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Basement Wall With Cracks

Hi, I was in the home and do not know how to fix the foundation with the wall that is cracked. The wall is against a garage. How would you fix this with garage in the way?
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Call a competent basement repair guy who knows how to epoxy inject, or rip out the garage floor, dig and do it right.


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Old 07-13-2015, 05:53 AM   #3
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Pictures worth a thousand words. With that said, there is many different cracks caused by diffrent occurrences, some are structural, some cosmetic, some can be just filled/patched, some need structural repair. Is the crack Horizontal or Vertical? Is the foundation wall bowed or not, if yes how much is out?

With that said, having a crack in the wall near garage could be a simple stress crack which could be caused during backfill when they dumped to much dirt near the wall, etc.

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Do you know if it was caused by Sub Sidance? if so you might want to consider underpinning the property.
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hi samantha, instead of picts. of a cracked basement, how bout picts of you.
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Do you know if it was caused by Sub Sidance? if so you might want to consider underpinning the property.
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Is it block, or poured concrete ?
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