crack: Is Your Foundation Under A "Crack Attack"?- Encinitas Home Inspection - 11/13/11 04:41 PM
Is Your Foundation Under A "Crack Attack"?- Encinitas Home Inspection


One of the biggest concerns my clients have may be foundation cracks. If the foundation has problems, the entire structure may be adversely affected. But are all foundation cracks "deal breakers"? Not necessarily. Let's talk about some of these cracks and their potential cause:
 
 
 



Horizontal cracks in a slab foundation
 
 
"Cold joints" (horizontal cracks) are often seen in the exterior of slab foundations of homes built from the 60's to the 80's that have a two-pour foundation. A cold joint occurs … (33 comments)

crack: Crack Attack!- San Diego Home Inspection - 09/30/11 06:23 PM
Crack Attack!- San Diego Home Inspection  Did you ever stop and think of all the cracks we Inspectors see on a daily basis? It's enough to crack you up! I even count cracks in my sleep at night!
Cracks are complex creatures and are often misunderstood. Every crack, whether large or small, needs to be evaluated by a set of trained eyes. Over the next several weeks, I'll be posting a series of "crack" articles. Let's begin!

Drywall Cracks
Many of my home inspection clients ask me about thin cracks at the corners of doors or windows, or … (24 comments)

 
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CREIA MCI, ICC, ACI Home Inspector,San Diego

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