Once concrete begins to crack in a basement wall or floor slab, it is likely that water will leak into the area following the crack. Concrete cracks may appear to be a normal blemish, but they should not be ignored. Foundation wall cracks will widen overtime due to drying shrinkage, thermal movement or other natural causes. Fortunately, there are a few permanent options to repair foundation wall cracks. Wall cracks can be repaired with an injection of epoxy or polyurethane foam. The epoxy or polyurethane foam application should be completed by your basement waterproofing experts; Atlas of New England.
There a few different types of cracks, and depending on what your home/foundation is made of, there are a variety of cracks that may pop up. If you have brick walls, for example, you could experience stair step cracks, which can mean that you have foundation settling. Every crack means something, and can show that you have other foundation problems. Just filling in the crack is usually not enough, there is usually an underlying reason why your walls and floors have cracks. By watching out for foundation cracks you can keep your foundation in great shape.
Whatever foundation cracks you may have, we can help. Atlas systems can provide solutions for all your wall crack New England needs. We are ready and willing to help keep your home a safe and secure environment. Contact Atlas of New England today to discuss your foundation repair solutions.