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Identifying House Foundation Problems

Tom O'Dwyer

A homes foundation is critical.  Without a proper foundation nothing else in the home matters.

Severe Settling Crack Observed During a Recent Inspection

Severe Settling Crack Observed During a Recent Inspection

That being said not all foundation problems are the same.  Some cracks may warrant immediate extensive repair, while others may only be cosmetic in nature.  

Prior to buying a home it's important to have an understanding of these potential problems.  Having a professional home inspection is a must. 

The following article posted by offers some great insight in regard to identifying general foundation problems:

Feel free to contact me with any questions, thanks!

- Thomas O'Dwyer, PE