Sticking Windows & Doors

Signs You May Need Amarillo Foundation Repair:
Sticking Windows & Doors

Finding It Hard To Open Your Windows & Doors?
An Unlevel Foundation Could Be To Blame…

Sticking Crooked Door Due To Foundation Settlement - Childers Brothers Of Amarillo, TXIf you’re windows or doors are sticking, jamming, or separating from the frame, it’s tempting to blame the windows and doors themselves.

Not so fast!

Your windows and doors MAY be sticking because they’re old or wearing down. But it’s more likely that they’re a sign of foundation trouble.

When your foundation shifts or settles, it can raise or lower your home. Whichever way your home moves, it’s going to take your windows and doors along for the ride. This leads to a crooked fit within the frame that causes—you guessed right—sticking, jamming, separation, and even cracks above the windows and doors.

How To Fix Foundation Trouble With This Symptom

The only surefire way to know if sticking windows and doors are the result of a foundation issue is through a professional inspection. Causes of foundation problems can vary, so a number of solutions could be on the table:

A professional inspection might not sound like much fun, but there is a very real possibility that a serious foundation issue may be occurring. And since foundation issues can be so damaging and expensive, it’s better to be safe than sorry by uncovering the problem NOW.

The Next Action To Take

If you want honest answers and a stress-free inspection, contact us to schedule a free 27-Point Analysis. We utilize over a dozen state-of-the-art tools and pieces of equipment during our analysis to determine the root cause of your foundation trouble.

Once we’ve performed the analysis, we’ll review our video-recorded research with you. We’ll spell out the problem in plain English, and then recommend the right course of action to fix it.

That’s all there is to it. No sales pitch. No pressure. Just pure education and advice you can use to make the best decision.

Sticking Windows & Doors: Identifying Photos

Do any of the following photos look similar to your problem? If so, get in touch immediately!

Other Potential Signs Of Foundation Trouble