TIP OF THE DAY #43: VERTICAL FOOTING CRACKS

VERTICAL FOOTING CRACKS

In Brian’s tip of the day from September 14th, he discusses vertical footing cracks.

WHAT ARE VERTICAL FOOTING CRACKS?

Vertically footing cracks go straight up and down or slightly diagonally within 30° of vertical. These vertical cracks are fairly common in most homes and occur because of the added compression the structure has on the concrete footing. Some believe that these cracks are not necessarily a structural concern, however, they can lead to damage for the home’s foundations if not fixed properly. Masking the problem by simply fixing with epoxy will only prolong the inevitable.

Read more : How to Fix Ceiling Cracks?

CONTACT DALINGHAUS CONSTRUCTION

If you feel that cracks are causing your home’s foundation to settle, call Dalinghaus Construction today for a free property evaluation. We service all of Southern California, from Ventura, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Diego and everywhere in between.

WRITTEN BY

Justin Sexton

Justin joins the Dalinghaus Construction family with a significant background in logistics and project management. He joined the team in early 2017 as a foundation inspector, but quickly transitioned towards a marketing role. He now manages the marketing department and creates everything that you see from us digitally.

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