The soils around your foundation can put a lot of pressure on your foundation walls! Since foundation walls are designed to support loads from above rather than lateral (sideways) loads, expanding soil can cause foundation problems. When the pressure from outside the basement walls is greater than the wall can handle, the wall will begin to crack, bow, and push inwards.
For this homeowner, her walls began to crack in the basement, allowing water to enter in. Take a look at the transformation the Healthy Spaces team performed to ensure this homeowner's basement stayed dry and her foundation walls secure.
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