An inch-wide crack can be a sign of significant foundation shifting. The home in this video is suffering from more than a natural shift. However, most of these foundation issues could have been avoided with a little foresight and professional attention.
Quick repairs often exacerbate the problem, because they don’t address the real issues. Some of the makeshift repairs caused further stress to the foundation, which resulted in further settlement.
It is important to have foundation repairs performed promptly and correctly. If you have concerns that your home's foundation is in danger, contact Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. at (972) 484-1200. You can also visit our website for additional information on our process.