What are Weathered Cracks? Discovering a crack of any size in your foundation can be an unsettling experience, as this could be the early stages of extensive damage to your home’s foundation system, which could result in costly repairs. When you do discovered a crack in your foundation you may be wondering if this crack is from normal settlement? Lets discuss, NORMAL SETTLEMENT!!!!
There Is NO such thing as normal settlement. This is a loose term mostly used by realtors to minimize foundation damage during the sale of the home. I’m not trying to bash realtors I’m just being honest and that’s the reason people hire us! Lets get back to the topic, normal settlement. So when the house was designed it was engineered to sink into the ground, NOT! If any settlement should take place, typically it occurs with in the first 12 months of construction. Now that’s cleared up, moving on!!!!
Weathered cracking in the foundation
What is weathered cracks, a weathered crack is a old crack that has been exposed to the surrounding elements. This crack has had time to become dirty. New cracking has not had time to become wreathed, it looks clean like new block you buy from Lowe’s or Home Depot.
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