Maintaining the health of a homes foundation is always of primary importance. Foundation walls are subject to many forces. Outside there is the force of earth and nature pushing and pulling on various parts of the wall combined with rain water that can erode mortar and other elements and under certain conditions leak into the interior. On the inside the foundation is a major tie in for your floors and walls and should remain dry and stable.

Some Common Problems:
Cracks in exterior or interior walls, Large pour seams in walls, settling, mortar failure, uneven walls , cracks in floors or walls, wall bowing, doors and windows that won’t open and close properly, water leaks, gaps or pressure points growing.

If your Northern Virginia or Maryland home has a foundation problem Basement Detective is your first call. We can assess damage and provide practical solutions for repair.