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What does a Vertical Wall Crack Mean & What Should You do about it?

There’s nothing like moving into a brand new home only to see a vertical crack appear in the wall a few months later, except perhaps seeing a large vertical crack appear in the house you’ve already been living in for years! Some folks panic upon seeing a sudden striation in the wall, and with good reason. It means that there is a problem, one that you shouldn’t try to fix yourself lest it become an even bigger problem. read more

Common Foundation Problems in Kansas City

WATER IN THE BASEMENT 90-95% of water issues are due to poor drainage or improper guttering The obvious signs of water problems is water running down foundation walls Cracks in basement floor slabs (heaving) is normally a sign of water…