If you own a home or business in Iowa, you need to be aware that foundation problems can arise due to the changing moisture content of the soil beneath your foundation. The soil in Iowa is expansive soil which means that it will heave when wet and shrink when dry. This constant shifting of the soil will also cause your foundation to shift and settle. When this happens, there will be structural damage throughout your home or business. Ceiling cracks are one of the signs that you may be in need of foundation repair. Some of the other signs that your foundation has shifted and settled are:
So if you see ceiling cracks, it is important to look around your home for some of these other signs of foundation problems. It is important to have a professional come and inspect your home and foundation and see if you are in need of foundation repair. The experts at WCI Basement Repair can come and give you a free inspection.
Some of the signs that the ceiling cracks are a result of foundation failure include:
If we find that your foundation does need repairing, WCI Basement Repair has the experience and products to get your foundation back to its original level and structurally sound again.
If your ceiling cracks are a result of foundation problems, WCI Basement Repair uses underpinning products such as helical piers and steel piers for foundation repair.
All of the products WCI Basement Repair uses for foundation repair are manufactured by Earth Contact Products (ECP), the leader in foundation repair and basement waterproofing products in the industry.
We are a locally owned business that will give you the individual attention that you deserve. We have established an outstanding reputation in Iowa and we intend to keep it that way. We stand behind our work with a 25-year transferable warranty.
So if you notice any ceiling cracks, contact WCI Basement Repair for a free inspection.