Bowing Wall Foundation Supports
Signs of A Bowing Basment Wall
Bowing walls can be a serious sign of a foundation problem. It is important to address these signs quickly. Below are a few signs that hint you need to repair your foundation walls.
- Evidence of hydrostatic pressure
- Walls leaning at the top or sliding in at the bottom
- Horizontal cracks or stair-step foundation wall cracks
- Excess moisture and oversaturation
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Always consult with a professional before making a final decision on the best solution for your foundation repair needs.
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Safe Solutions to Fix A Bowing Wall
Foundation Wall Braces: These steel wall braces are designed to go across the entire height of the foundation wall while being secured to a foundation footer and secured to the ceiling joists. Once the wall braces are secured in place the wall can be straightened or stabilized to no longer allow for further bowing of the foundation walls. This solution is the most secure long-lasting solution to address your bowing basement walls.
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More than likely, if you have a bowing wall it is because of hydrostatic pressure. When the ground outside becomes saturated with water, it starts pushing (creating pressure) against the foundation of your home and eventually will reach your basement. Over time this can cause bowing and eventually cracks in the walls.