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February 19, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 129

People don't take precautions that often when it comes to the foundation of their house. Repairs are extremely important when there is a problem because if it is ignored then it could crumble and collapse the entire house.

Even if a foundation problem seems really minor, it should be fixed as soon as possible for you to keep the quality and the strength original. When it starts cracking it doesn't mean that you did anything wrong as far as house maintenance goes per say. It could be the people that build the house laid the foundation wrong because it wasn't level.

If you aren't taking care of your foundation in the sense that you are letting it get soggy from the rain because your gutters are full then that is a different story. You need to check your foundation if you don't have gutters or if your gutters aren't maintained. This can completely ruin your entire house.

The molding and siding of your house will rot first of all. That means that you are going to have warped unattractive wood that animals can live inside and it can even start to smell. You can disrupt the sturdiness of your foundation on the outside by letting your porous concrete siding get full of water by soaking it all up and then drying out and soaking it up and drying out and so on until it finally loses its strength and it cracks or crumbles.

This will give you multiple problems such as bug and rodent infestation and your entire house can go down. If you notice your walls buckling or bending then that most likely means that you have a problem with your foundation. Also if there is a dip in the roof of your house or in the ceilings of your house then that is not a good sign either. It means that your house is caving in and there isn't much support holding it up.

What you need to do is call a contractor. It is so important that you call a contractor to help you fix your foundation and stand your house back up before it is irreparable. Once a house goes beyond the point of repair it is unsafe to live in it. Your life could be in danger of it collapsing with you inside. This means that your house will have to be torn down and reconstructed which will obviously cost you loads more money than you were planning on paying.

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