Floor Cracks


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Posted By: bayarea on 27th June 2012 Category: Foundation Repair

STOP!  Is That a Crack in the Kitchen Floor?

Oh no, where did that come from?  What do we do to get it fixed?

Floor cracks are a very common sign of foundation problems in CaliforniaThese are all common questions that a homeowner has when they see a crack in their floor.  Having the answers quickly gives you the peace of mind to know that the issue will be resolved in a timely manner.

Floor leveling is one of the first methods of repair that comes to mind when you say you have cracks in your floor.  Bay Area Underpinning has the knowledge and experience to come in and give you a free estimate for the repair and have it fixed up in no time.

You don’t want to ignore a crack in your floor for very long. For starters, it isn’t going to heal itself and secondly, it is a sign that there is a problem with your foundation. More commonly seen in commercial or industrial settings, they can occur in homes in the Bay Area, also.

Causes of Floor Cracks

There are a couple of reasons that you may have cracks in your floor. The foundation of your home could be settling or sinking. At the time of construction, poor methods or shortcuts may have been taken. Trees and shrubs have roots that may grow under the home, pushing against the foundation. Lastly, water pressure can cause issues and lead to floor cracks.

A floor crack is a strong sign of foundation problems and you may have something even bigger going on behind the scenes. Don’t let a floor crack go unrepaired, leading to larger and more expensive repairs.

Contact the floor crack professionals at Bay Area Underpinning as soon as possible and let us help keep your home safe and strong.