Frequently Asked Questions About Problems Relating to Bad Foundations

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Q. What does Foundation Rescue Team do?

A. We work with our clients to determine cost effective and strategic remedies for foundation issues. Our foundation repair systems are designed to do more than just permanently repair your home, they're also designed to stabilize and return your structure back to its original position, regardless of the cause of your foundation problem..

Q. How do I know I have a foundation problem? 

A. You can read more about the various causes and symptoms of foundation problems here, but the only way to know for sure, is have one of our trained specialists evaluate your home’s foundation. If you don’t have a foundation problem, we will tell you. If you do, we will recommend a proper solution to your foundation problem. 

Q. What are the common signs of foundation problems? 

A. Evidence of foundation failure is seen in a variety of ways: Stair step cracks in your brick are the most common and obvious symptom of foundation failure. You may also see your chimney pulling away or you may even find cracks in the foundation itself. Inside your home, you may see cracks in your drywall, broken window panes, uneven floors, or doors that won’t open or close properly. All of these signs indicate that your home’s foundation has moved and your home is out of alignment. The value of your largest investment may now be in jeopardy.

Q. What happens when I call Foundation Rescue Team? 

A. One of our representatives will examine your home’s damage, measure variances in the foundation, and determine the best solution for your specific situation. 

Q. What will happen if I don’t do the repair?

A. It’s up to the homeowner you whether or not you want to do the repair. It’s our job to provide you with the most appropriate remedy for your situation. If not properly repaired, almost all foundation problems will get worse over time, leading to more structural problems.