Your home’s foundation is essential to its structural integrity. If the foundation is damaged, due to poor drainage, shifting soil, or environmental stress, it can cause major problems. That’s why homeowners need to be aware of the key signs of foundation damage. Keep reading to learn more about what to watch out for.
Dampness and Humidity
One of the main causes of foundation damage is poor drainage. If your home is surrounded by expansive soils, the dirt increases in volume every time it absorbs water. If the volume of the surrounding soil changes frequently, it can start to impact the foundation. The shifting soil exerts pressure on the foundation, which can leave the interior of the home vulnerable to moisture. If the foundation of your home is damaged, you may notice pools of water in the basement, or that your crawl space is always wet after it rains. Foundation damage … Read More