Bowed Walls in Your Basement

When you are experiencing bowed basement walls in your home there are a few possible causes. Read more about the causes and solutions we have to restore and protect your home. Our engineers would be happy to provide a free evaluation to determine the actual causes and share solutions to your issues.

What You Need to Know About Bowing Walls in Your Basement

The constant pressure on your foundation walls from expansive clay soil and frost can all exert enough force to cause walls to lean or even collapse. In addition, if roof runoff is not directed away from your foundation, the soil around the foundation will become heavier and more expansive. As the soil is saturated with water, it will exert more pressure on your walls. When this force exceeds the wall’s ability to resist it, the wall begins to fail in different ways. Cracking, bowing, and tilting are the most common symptoms of foundation wall failure.

As basement walls lean and crack, it makes the house less stable and can allow water to seep into the basement or crawl space.


Signs of Bowing Foundation Walls

Over time, basement bowing walls can lead to serious damage to the home and impact property value.

Warning signs of bowing walls include:

  • Horizontal or stair-step cracking along the foundation walls

  • Diagonal cracking at corners of poured concrete foundation walls
  • Inward bowing or bulging along the walls
  • Walls sliding inwards on the bottom
  • Walls leaning in at the top
Signs of Bowed Foundation Walls

What To Do If You Notice Bowing Foundation Walls

Our team of engineers at Delta Foundation Specialist would be happy to take a look at the bowing basement walls in your home and provide you with a free evaluation to determine the root of the issue, share solutions to fix it, and give you a quote.

Please fill out the form or give us a call today to prevent your issues from getting any worse!

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