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How Poor Household Construction Can Lead to Cracked Foundation

Last updated 5 years ago

Your home and the foundation on which it sits are inextricably intertwined. The construction of your home can severely impact the solidity of your home’s foundation. If a home is constructed quickly, chances are the soil beneath that home may not have been properly tested and assessed. Soil that expands and contracts significantly with heat or cold can damage a foundation in very little time. Constant motion causes the foundation to feel stresses that lead to cracks and uneven settling. Soil that is not properly tamped down, or compacted, will cause your home to continue settling for years, damaging the foundation in the process. If important reinforcing structures are left out of the foundation’s construction, this can also cause cracks and other foundation problems down the road.

If you’re experiencing problems with your home’s foundation, call in the experts by contacting Structured Foundation Repairs, Inc. at (972) 484-1200. We are a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business proudly serving the Dallas and Fort Worth areas. You can learn more about the basics of foundation repair, drainage correction, and more of our services by clicking through our website.


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