First, let’s start with the obligatory disclaimer: Some cracks in the basement wall are no big deal, and others are a sign of a serious problem with the foundation of the house. It’s virtually impossible for a layperson to tell the difference.
Before you attempt any repairs on your own, make sure you contact a qualified foundation specialist for an evaluation. If your cracks are caused by a serious problem, any of the measures to fix those cracks will be temporary at best. In fact, failure to address the underlying cause can make things much worse down the line.
Great, now that we have that out of the way, let’s talk about some steps to address cracks in basement walls. This hurdle could be the last thing keeping you from the Man Cave of your dreams! Read More