Signs You May Need Foundation Repair:
How Droopy & Sloped Floors Are A Warning Sign
Of Foundation Trouble.
Experiencing sagging, sloping, or uneven floors in your Amarillo home? If so, you may have a foundation problem.
Let’s take a look at why sagging floors occur, their possible causes, and potential solutions to fix the underlying foundation trouble that’s causing them.
Why Sagging Floors Could Be A Foundation Issue
Sagging floors can occur when the support underneath the floor is inadequate or damaged. Homes with crawl space foundations are especially prone to sagging floors, since they may inadequate or unevenly spaced support due to joists, beams, and posts rotting or shifting. Sagging floors are also a common symptom for other types of foundations having issues.
Whatever is causing your floors to sag, don’t underestimate the problem. Sagging floors are not just an eyesore or inconvenience; they are a potential sign of serious and costly damage. If you notice your floors sagging, be on the lookout for other symptoms of foundation trouble:
- Jammed windows and doors
- Cracks in concrete floors or walls
- Cracked brick outside your home
- Tilted or leaning chimney
- Failed waterproofing
- Bowing walls
Possible Ways To Fix Foundation-Related Sagging Floors
Like other signs of settlement, the actual root cause of sloping floors may vary. As we mentioned above, it could be due to a failing crawl space or something else entirely.
With that in mind, here are a few possible solutions to address sloping floors:
The Next Action To Take
Unfortunately, fixing sagging floors is not a DIY problem. It takes a trained professional not only to diagnose the root cause of the issue, but also to determine a proper remedy to straighten your floors and level your home.
There’s no need to worry, though. Our free 27-Point Analysis. will tell you everything you need to know: what’s causing the problem, the full extent of the issue, and what it will take to fix it for good. You’ll get all the information you need to make a smart decision—without having to put up with a sales pitch, pressure, or pricing games. That’s our promise. Contact us today!