Bowing Wall Repair
The condition of your basement walls can tell you a lot about the stability of your home’s foundation. Bowing walls are an indication of a potentially serious problem and need to be addressed as soon as possible. United Structural Systems is your trusted team for bowing wall repair in the Nashville area, and you can count on us to restore your home to optimal safety and stability. If your foundation walls are bowing or cracking, the structural integrity of your entire home may be compromised.
How do you know if your foundation walls are showing signs of structural failure? Here are some of the main symptoms to watch out for:
- Bowing walls (bulging in at center)
- Tipping walls (leaning in at top)
- Shearing walls (sliding in at bottom)
- Stair-step cracks through the masonry
- Horizontal or vertical cracks
- Cracks in the exterior brick veneer
- Evidence of water intrusion through the wall
- Garage door no longer plumb or square
Most of the time, bowing walls are caused by hydrostatic pressure, which is the lateral pressure of the surrounding soil on the foundation walls. When soil takes on water, it expands and can push against your basement walls, causing them to bow, tip, or shear. This situation is often the result of poor drainage around your home or poor soil preparation during construction. Our Nashville bowing wall repair team and foundation repair experts at United Structural Systems can assess your property and recommend the right repair strategy for your foundation walls.
The good news is there are effective, long-lasting solutions for bowing and cracked foundation wall repair in your Nashville home, which will restore structural integrity once again. We often use an innovative carbon fiber/kevlar strap system, which is more than four times stronger than steel, anchored at the top and bottom of the basement wall for a nearly invisible finish. We also utilize steel I-beam wall brace stabilization and realignment systems. These solutions are designed to permanently secure the wall, so you can rest well knowing your home is protected for generations to come. Depending on the condition of your foundation, one of these options may work for your Nashville home’s bowing wall repair.
Get in touch with United Structural Systems today to discuss our wall realignment services available in the Nashville area. Request your free estimate to get started!
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