CRACKS

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Here’s links to a collection of our blog posts about CRACKS:

 What causes vertical cracks in fiber cement siding planks?

 What causes raised white lines of residue on a block wall that are crusty and crumbling? 

 What causes stair-step cracks in a block or brick wall?

 Why is the concrete window sill cracking?

 What causes a horizontal crack in a block or brick wall? 

 How can I tell if a diagonal crack in drywall at the corner of a window or door indicates a structural problem?

 Why is my stucco cracking?

 There's cracks running along the home's concrete tie beam. What's wrong? 

 What would cause long horizontal lines of brick mortar to fall out?  How do I recognize structural problems in a retaining wall?     

 How do I recognize serious structural problems in a house?

 Why did so many concrete block homes collapse in Mexico Beach during Hurricane Michael? 

 What causes cracks in the walls and floors of a house?

• What is concrete spalling? 

• What causes a vertical crack in an exterior concrete block or brick wall?

What causes a vertical crack in drywall? 

Where are the places to look to find structural cracks in a house?

• What causes drywall cracks in the ceilings and walls of a house? 

How can I tell if a crack in a stucco wall is a structural problem and what is causing it? 

• What causes cracks to open along the line between the ceiling and walls? 

• Why do home inspectors sometimes recommend "further evaluation by a structural engineer"? 


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