Cracks typically form on the walls of a house due to settling. The causes of the settlement can vary. Whenever a crack appears on the drywall in a home, it is safe to assume that the walls lack the proper support. The good news is that a trained professional should be able to identify what is causing the cracks with a little investigation, along with the best solution.
If you suspect your home is settling due to cracks in the walls, the next step is to identify what is the cause of these cracks. Depending on the type of foundation your home is supported on, the repair methods vary.
Since there are many causes of wall cracks in a house, it’s important to accurately access the conditions. An abundance of crawl space moisture is usually obvious to the untrained eye but an accurate assessment of the structure is necessary to identify the true source of the cracks.
Depending on the precise supports directly underneath the walls with cracks, you would want to apply the correct solutions. Since there are many causes of drywall cracks, there are many solutions that could be used to prevent the cracks from worsening
Our Expert Advisors are trained to identify the causes and best repair options for your home. If you’re concerned about the integrity of your home, we offer free no-obligation inspections and estimates. When we inspect your home, we explain the problems, solutions, and explore multiple options to find the best solution for you.